Mr Mahogany

Talented restorationists like Ebby DuPont nurture tired old wooden boats back to their head-turning original glory. Wooden boats have an organic appeal. But beneath the gleam resides all the toil, effort that can be counted in sheets of sandpaper, brush strokes toward perfection, and time spent rounding up dust. The …

Boat Dog

Meet Woody Woody is a chocolate male Lab and is 7 years old. He’s been with us for 5 years now, ever since we rescued him. The first time we met, I knew he was going home with us; however, my wife’s first reaction, as he was bouncing off the …

Return to the Classics

By Ralph Cattaneo Part One It’s been 20 years since I took on a boat restoration project of this magnitude. The last one was my 16’ Jersey Speed Skiff, Orange Crate, which took four years to complete after being land-locked for 25 years and left exposed to the elements. Needless to …