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Ginger

In Festival Boats 2018, Festival Boats 2022

Original hull designed and built by Pat Spurlock to serve as a plug, out of which came the mold for the Elliott Bay Steamlaunch. Dan Pence radically altered the low sleek hull dispite Mr Spurlocks objections. It was built up and over to become a fake 1920’s raised deck cruiser. Powered by an ancient electric forklift motor of 2 kw …

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Havhesten

In Festival Boats 2018, Festival Boats 2019, Festival Boats 2022

Havhesten (“Seahorse”) was built in Langesund Norway. Her construction began before WWII but was halted soon after it started. Her construction was completed just after the end of the war. She is known in her native waters of Langesund on the southeast coast of Norway as a Langesund Sailing Sjekte (Skiff). Her type of keelboat evolved on the local fjord …

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El Mistico

In Festival Boats 2018, Festival Boats 2019, Festival Boats 2022

A number of such installations have been made on the West Coast and are being watched with keen interest by motor boat operators everywhere. A particularly striking yacht installation was that made in the 44-foot power cruiser El Mistico owned by E. Michelson of the Seattle Yacht Club. The El Mistico was built by the Ballard Marine Railway of Seattle …