Classic Boats for the Holidays: The Herreshoff 12 1/2
The holidays are for dreaming about dream boats. Here’s the fourth of 12 classics from the Soundings files.
Behind the Scenes: Building a Beautiful Wooden Boat
It takes a lot of manhours, great boatbuilding skills and attention to detail to build a Buzzards Bay 15. Artisan Boatworks of Rockport, Maine, just completed its seventh version of this classic and elegant sailboat.
Six Big Reveals from the Miami International Boat Show
Soundings editors roamed the docks and tents on the first day of the 2019 Miami International Boat Show. Here are six products that made a big impression.
Air Force One Arrives on Chesapeake Bay
It may not be one of the two actual Boeing 747-200B/VC-25 jets that are known as Air Force One when President Trump is onboard, but a replica of the famous aircraft this week created quite a sight as it was floated from Narragansett Bay to the Potomac River near Washington, DC.
VIDEO: Bugeye Restoration Goes To The Bottom
Built in 1889, the traditional Chesapeake Bay sailing bugeye Edna E. Lockwood is getting a fresh lease on life at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland, where shipwrights are installing a new handcrafted log bottom hewn from 12 loblolly pine logs. This video has the latest on the restoration
Going Under The Adze
Launched in 1888, Fremad II is an English-built fishing boat currently undergoing a complete restoration at Hardanger Ship Preservation Center in Vågå, Norway. This video shows a shipwright using a mix of traditional and modern tools to handcraft a curved plank for Fremad II’s stern.