Repair

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Classic Whalers, Repurposed

At the 1958 edition of the Boston Boat Show, engineer/entrepreneur Dick Fisher introduced a pricey and—let’s be honest—homely 13′/4m utility outboard skiff. Looks aren’t everything, right? Fisher’s uniquely shaped boat,… Read more »

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Magic Repairs

Late last December, 13 years after I designed and built the prototype Commuter 36 (11m) Magic, her owner, Erik DeBoer, brought the boat back to me at Parker Marine, in… Read more »

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Fuel Fills

Granted, diesel fuel is less volatile than gasoline. Still, plumbing systems for delivering either type of fuel to its tank must be installed so as to prevent leaks and minimize… Read more »

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Morris Yachts Core Repair

As new-boat sales fell sharply during the early days of the current recession, production builders scrambled for cover. Some downsized; others looked to more-thriving markets such as alternative energy; and… Read more »