Category Archive: Boats

Kelly S latest scalloper to join Starvish fleet

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NEW BEDFORD, MA – Launched last year, the Kelly S is life-long fisherman Ray Starvish’s sixth new boat and likely the last he will personally … Read the rest

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Marine power choices: Think it through

A quick disclaimer before we begin:  The following thoughts are the opinions of the author – that’d be me – and not necessarily those of Commercial Read the rest

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JULY 2014 NEW BOAT – Provider II

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NB-7-14-ProviderIIBuilder: SW Boatworks, Lamoine, ME

Finisher: David Schlaefer, Bernard, ME
w/ John Thurston and Lance Closson

Owner: Lewis Bishop, Bass Harbor, ME

Dimensions: 40′x13’6″x3’10″

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New scallopers for Nordic Fisheries, O’Hara Corp.

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NEW BEDFORD, MA – So what’s happening at Eastern Fisheries in New Bedford these days?  Plenty, it turns out, with the arrival of two more … Read the rest

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Maine Line — Dirigo II – New addition to Maine’s Marine Patrol fleet

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Mother Nature must’ve liked the looks of the new Maine Marine Patrol vessel Dirigo II.  The old gal saw fit to warm things up in … Read the rest

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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

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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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