Category Archive: Boats

Two brothers and an eastern rig – Ochses on single-boat scalloping

FAIRHAVEN, MA – Eastern rigs were once the mainstay of the New England offshore fleet.  But these classics also are what Point Pleasant, NJ-based brothers … Read the rest

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Surf Clams

The 80'x22'x12'
Goody Hallet outfitted as a clam boat.
(Steven Kennedy photo)

Goody Hallet:  Nolan’s dream made real

PROVINCETOWN, MA – Large, new-to-the-area fishing vessels are seldom seen around any port on Cape Cod these days.  So, … Read the rest

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Titan successfully fishing the Grand Banks

The 111' Titan was refitted with upgraded freezer equipment to ready the dragger for Grand Banks fishing.
(Steven Kennedy photo)

NEW BEDFORD, MA – After a hiatus of almost 20 years, a New England vessel is back on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland.  Carlos Rafael’s … Read the rest

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New Boat – Lindsay’s Turn

Lindsays_Turn

Lindsays_Turn

 

Builder: SW Boatworks, Lamoine, ME

Finisher: Simmons Boatworks, Friendship, ME

Owner: Rex Benner, Friendship, ME

 

 

Dimensions: 44′x17’6″

Designer: Calvin Beal Jr., Beals … Read the rest

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Buxton Boats launches wooden 38′ Seasong

STONINGTON, ME – “Yeah!”

I was crouched in the stern of Peter Buxton’s Susan Marie, a 37′ REPCO that he completely rebuilt a few years … Read the rest

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SW Boatworks – F/V Seasmoke – July 2013

Seasmoke.bow

Seasmoke.bow

Seasmoke owner Nick Lunt said he had no complaints with his old boat – a Wayne Beal 36 – except he simply “wanted more room. 

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Two new boats from SW Boatworks

page 39 Overkill STBD

J-Lynn Zrae is the first of SW Boatworks new Calvin Beal 30s to hit the water.  Designer Beal said SW’s Stewart Workman wanted to know … Read the rest

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End of an era: Viking leaves Martha’s Vineyard

page-29-Viking-Lovewell

MENEMSHA, MA – With the sale of Viking, a 40′ fishing boat that has plied the waters off Martha’s Vineyard for three generations, the island’s … Read the rest

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Alec Peasley’s new Atlantica: Roomy, rugged, efficient

Alex Peasley's Atlantica

For 19-year-old lobsterman Alec Peasley of Brooksville, ME, the launch of his 34` Atlantica wasn’t so much the beginning of a career as a continuation … Read the rest

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Miller Time launched

page 42 Miller Time (2)

SW Boatworks has a couple of big lobster boats headed for the water:  a 46` Wesmac that it finished and a Calvin Beal 44 for … Read the rest

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