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      FREE BOAT:  1947 CHRIS CRAFT DOUBLE CABIN ENCLOSED BRIDGE 40' CRUISER
"We are at the point of finding a good home for this beauty or salvaging her, which breaks our hearts."  Asking: FREE TO A GOOD HOME.  <PICS+INFO>
 
       
     

Spring 2011 Issue: Featured Boat

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1912 BARREL TOP 34' CRUISER

1912 BARREL TOP 34' CRUISER

"CLAREDE came out of the water at the end of 2013.  She hadn't missed a year in the water in 102 years.  When this boat is afloat again, it may be the only barrel decked cruiser you will ever see, certainly one of the few 104-year old wooden boats still gracing the waterways..."  Click the picture above to enlarge.   <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1939 PEDERSEN JERSEY SEA SKIFF 26'

FREE BOAT: 1939 PEDERSEN 26' JERSEY SEA SKIFF

Chris Craft 327F 210hp V-8 inboard.  When Tom bought the house, the boat was left behind by the prior owner, who would winch the boat up a ramp out of the water on a cradle and rollers.  Click pic to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>


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FREE BOAT 1940 OWENS 30' SEDAN CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 1940 OWENS 30' CRUISER

"We would like to offer the following boat free to someone who has an interest in restoring wood boats... has been in our family since 1950..."  Boat last operated in the late 1970's or early 1980's.  103hp Chrysler Crowne Marine straight six built in 1939.  Click pic for bigger photo.  <PICS+INFO>


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SPRING 2016 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 1-7)


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YANKEE DRIFTER -- MAKE AN OFFER

1969 GRAND BANKS 36' TRAWLER

PURCHASED FROM THE ORIGINAL OWNER

1962 DUNPHY 18' RUNABOUT

FREE BOAT: 1950 BEN SEABORN 41' YAWL STARBRIGHT


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FREE BOAT: 1950 SEABORN 41' YAWL - STARBRIGHT

1969 GRAND BANKS 36' TRAWLER

GRAND BANKS STORY


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FREE BOAT: 1947 CHRIS CRAFT DCEB 40'

FREE BOAT: 1939 PEDERSEN JERSEY SEA SKIFF 26'

HANS PEDERSEN & SONS


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1936 BERTHON GAUNTLET 41' -- SYRINX

THE GAUNTLET CLASS

FREE BOAT: 1947 UNGER & MAHON 40' CRUISER

1956 CHRIS CRAFT 24' SEA SKIFF


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1956 CHRIS CRAFT 24' SEA SKIFF

1912 BARREL TOP 34' CRUISER -- CLAREDE


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1912 BARREL TOP 34' CRUISER -- CLAREDE

JIM MOORES

1956 CENTURY VIKING 19' IN TINY GARAGE

GETTING STARTED by Jim Moores

1962 DUNPHY 18' RUNABOUT


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1962 DUNPHY 18' RUNABOUT

FREE BOAT: 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK 25'

FREE BOAT: 1925 CATBOAT 20' -- CATAWAMPUS

1957 OWENS 31' CABIN CRUISER -- $499
















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Photos of Bone Yard Boats Past & Present:

Winter 2013 Issue: Featured Boat

 

 

Summer 2012 Issue: Featured Boat

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FREE BOAT 1950 SEABORN 40' YAWL STARBRIGHT

FREE BOAT: 1950 BEN SEABORN 41’ YAWL

"Interior has been well preserved, and not modified. He is unable to complete the restoration, so is offering her free to a good home. She is elegant, graceful, and has good pedigree. Please help find a good home for her..."  Click photo above to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>


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1947 Chris Craft Express 23'


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FREE BOAT 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK

FREE BOAT: 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK

"Cleaning up the yard.  I have a free 1965 Hubert Johnson 25' BlackJack skiff that needs some stem, windshield and transom work.  The interior is complete, as is the 305 Chevy marine engine with a closed cooling system..."  Click pic for bigger photo.   <PICS+INFO>


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1948 Baltzer Voyageur 32'

1948 BALTZER VOYAGEUR 32' -- $1800

"The previous owner had lost interest in restoring her, so we took on the challenge. For a year and half, we worked day and night to get it floating...  Each year that the LARIV went into the water signalled to all family and friends the warmer weather ahead..."  Click pic to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>


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SPRING 2016 ISSUE CONTENTS (Pages 8-12)


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1957 WHIRLWIND 14' & 1957 GOLDEN JAVELIN 35hp

1931 LINWOOD PRICE CHESAPEAKE BAY BUYBOAT 62

FREE BOAT: 1964 HATTERAS 34SC

1959 CARL ADAMS DOWNEAST 35' SEDAN CRUISER


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1959 CARL ADAMS DOWNEAST 35' SEDAN CRUISER

1969 McVAY BLUENOSE 24' SLOOP

PERRINE-BUILT 1930's BARNEGAT BAY SNEAKBOX 15'

BYB: SNEAKBOX

1952 GLEN-L 18' INBOARD RUNABOUT

1954 CENTURY RESORTER 16'


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1954 CENTURY RESORTER 16'

1939 OWENS 31' SEDAN CRUISER -- VUJA DE'

1956 CHRIS CRAFT 30' SEA SKIFF EXPRESS

PATROL TORPEDO BOAT 48 (PT-48)

1941 ELCO 77' PT-48


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1941 ELCO 77' PT-48

1959 LYMAN 19' UTILITY

1960 CHRIS CRAFT 27' SEA SKIFF

FREE BOAT: 1964 CHRIS CRAFT CONSTELLATION

1961 MATTHEWS 42' DCFB STOCK CRUISER


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1961 MATTHEWS 42' DCFB STOCK CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 1940 OWENS 30' CRUISER -- HAYSEED

1961 CHRIS CRAFT SEA SKIFF 36'

1964 CHRIS CRAFT GOLDEN ARROW

1963 OMC DUAL DELUXE

1963 LYMAN 21' RUNABOUT

FREE BOAT: 1974 PACEMAKER 36'

1940 CHRYSLER ROYAL MARINE ENGINE



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1962 NEWBURYPORT-BUILT 22' SKIFF










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