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Your ticket to ride on the most legendary boats. Over the years we have become intimate with some of the great boats in the world. Not only will we share the history and design of these sweet classics, we will put you aboard legendary boats for an afternoon’s adventure you won’t soon forget.

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SILENT MAID – A Barnegat Bay B-Cat That’s Not Your Grandmother’s Catboat: When it comes to catboats, SILENT MAID, the Barnegat Bay B-Cat proves that all boats are not the same....
Restoring Mink, a 1914 Buzzards Bay 25, Part 4 – A New Set of Old Style Sails: In our final visit aboard MINK, we learn about the new suit of old-style sails made for the 1914 Buzzards Bay 25. Sailma...
Aboard a Legendary Boat, K. Aage Nielsen’s HOLGER DANSKE: We climb aboard designer K. Aage Nielsen's HOLGER DANSKE (his favorite boat) with owners Joy Phillips and Philip Myer, a...
Restoring Mink, a 1914 Buzzards Bay 25: Part 3 – Putting Exact Period Details in Place: We visit with MINK's owner and chief researcher to learn about how they put exact period details in place on the 1914 Bu...
Restoring MINK, a 1914 Buzzards Bay 25, Part 1 – An Uncommon Approach: Over the last century, the Herreshoff Buzzards Bay 25 has lived a storied history indeed.  Now, one of the five boats t...
Restoring MINK, a 1914 Buzzards Bay 25, Part 2 – Mink’s Owner and Chief Researcher Weigh In: MINK's owner and her chief researcher weigh in on the renovation aimed at putting the 1914 Buzzards Bay 25 back exactly...
The Schooner MARTHA – Making Something Beautiful Happen: Built in San Francisco in 1907-1908, the 68' B.B. Crowninshield schooner MARTHA remains a graceful and powerful presence...
Following a Course, A Centennial Tour of GRAYLING: GRAYLING was built 100 years ago as an elegant fishing boat.  When she was restored into a family cruising boat in the...
TEAL – A Northwest Fisheries Patrol Vessel’s New Lease on Life: Welcome aboard M/V TEAL, a 78-foot Northwest fisheries patrol vessel built in 1927, and meet her owner, a courageous, ad...
Bringing Boats to Life — The Epic Launch of Adventuress at Rockport Marine: Surely one of the greatest yacht restorations in recent history was the rebuild of the Fife schooner Adventuress by Rock...
Aboard a Classic Alden Motorsailer – TRADE WIND: The 1938 Alden Motorsailer TRADE WIND, rebuilt by Rockport Marine in 2011, is a stunning example of the shipwright's art...
Aboard a Legendary Boat, Herreshoff NY-30 ALERA: Because her restoration is so historically precise, when you step aboard the New York Thirty Class ALERA in our video, y...
Aboard the Legendary Commuter Yacht APHRODITE: Like the Goddess of Love, Beauty and Pleasure she was named for, the iconic 74' commuter yacht APHRODITE, built in 1937...
Aboard a Legendary Boat, Malabar II: Of all John Alden’s legendary Malabar designs, MALABAR II is our favorite. We caught up with her owners and took a sai...

 

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