Restoration and Refit
An Actor Buys an Old Wooden Boat—Then the Fun Starts
After chartering wooden boats, “The Americans” actor Matthews Rhys decided to buy and restore one of his own: a 1930s Wheeler Playmate.
Gizmo 2016: Pettit Hydrocoat Eco Round 2 And Gadget Redo (BLOG)
There are many reasons for Gizmo's late launch last week -- travel, getting old, boatyard miscommunications, etc. -- but perhaps the most interesting one is what it took to properly retest Pettit Hydrocoat Eco bottom paint.
ISSUE PREVIEW: Restoration Options For Wooden Boats (PHOTO GALLERY)
Featured in the May/June 2016 Issue, Splinters is a classic Grand Banks aged past her years. With a heavy restoration project underway, take a look at some of the thinking behind restoring wooden boats.
Issue Preview: Reviving The Perfect Family Cruiser (GALLERY)
Meet the November/December cover boat, a restored Fisher Trawlers 38 named Salty Dog. Resisting the draws of all that is shiney and new, Dave Abrams found an uncommon English cruiser loaded with potential.
Moveable Feast: A Restored Kadey-Krogen With A Culinary Core
David Hoar and Noreen Rudd craft their culinary creations aboard their 1988 Krogen 42, Pacific Sapphire, all while cruising throughout the Pacific Northwest.
At The Pleasure Of The President: Preserving 'Honey Fitz'
After deciding to restore Presidetn JFK's Yacht, extensive hull repairs—and some new technology—make historic "Honey Fitz" as sweet as ever.