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Read Profiles of the Different Boat Types on Soundings Online

Baby Bootlegger

Illustration by Jim Ewing

Boating writer Alfred Scott called Baby Bootlegger “perhaps the most beautiful wooden boat ever built.” She was also a fierce competitor, powered by a Hispano-Suiza airplane engine — right out of a World War I Spad — and driven by her owner, industrialist and sportsman Caleb Bragg.

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Grand Banks 42 Classic

Illustration by Jim Ewing

When the Grand Banks 42 was introduced in 1966, the distinctive powerboat was hailed by The Rudder magazine as a “hefty long-distance cruiser.” It also proved a long-lived one.

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Vee as in vision

The Hunt deep-vee revolutionized powerboat design, but there’s so much more to this storied company and the man who started it all back in the 1930s

C. Raymond HuntThick fog swept in fast, reducing visibility to zero. Charles Raymond Hunt II, 16, stood at the helm of a 32-foot sloop rolling in the swells of Rhode Island Sound and wondered what to do next.

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A history of excellence

1908

Charles Raymond Hunt is born in Duxbury, Mass.

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Shields

Illustration by Jim Ewing

“This boat is a thoroughbred of the purest strain. Her lines, the way she lies at a mooring, her responsiveness to tiller and trim, everything about her reveals quality and breeding.”

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