My first build ( Freedom )

Hi there guys,
I've been at sea and in freshwater fishing, and the least I can say is that the sense of freedom you get when you are on a boat are indescribable....Continue reading "My first build ( Freedom )"

Baycraft History

by: Roland Dechert 

Baycraft boats were built by Ted Davies who lived within a block or two of downtown Lake Meritt in Oakland, California.

He built mostly hydros, but also a few runabouts for outboard racing.

Prior to racing boats he built sailboats for use in San Francisco Bay and ocean sailing near the coast.................continue reading
1959 Andress 26' utility boat
For Sale

1959 Andress 26' utility boat.

Deck Varnish

Should I varnish the deck before I apply the caulk, or apply the caulk, sand, then apply varnish?

Falmouth Pilot 6 tonner

I have for sale a restoration project-

Complete 1959 built 26ft. 6 ton Falmouth Pilot Sloop-

She is laying ashore at Troon yacht haven north of Glasgow............Continue reading "falmouth pilot 6 tonner"

Navarro Canoe

I have a lovely wood and fiberglass Navarro canoe that needs some repair work to the outer wood gunnels and decks.

I have no skills in this and wonder............Continue reading " Navarro Canoe"

Crack in stern

We have been working on restoring a 16 ft wood lapstrake cat boat and have run into an issue with a crack in the stern.

The previous owner had filled..............Continue reading "Crack in stern "

Wanted---Boat Needing Restoration In South Carolina.

I am looking for old wood project boat to restore in south carolina area.

Needs to be 17-25 feet long and narrow enough that it can be kept on trailer.........Continue reading "Wanted---Boat Needing Restoration In South Carolina."

New Old boat owner

I just bought a 1958 Chris Craft. I am trying to figure do I calk or install a 5200 bottom on.

Sounds to me this may be the answer.........Continue reading "New Old boat owner"

Launch Day

With a boat which has been laid up for the winter, it's a good idea to have some sawdust and a broom on hand.

After the boat is in the water, cast sawdust...........Continue reading "Launch Day"

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