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Dorothy Sloop Gets Recognized

The rebuild of the 1897 classic sloop Dorothy by Robert Lawson and the Maritime Museum of BC is getting its long-overdue recognition with articles in the February publications of Wooden Boat and Classic Boat!

To top it off the boat has been nominated in the Classic Boat awards for Best Restoration Under 40 ft among 8 other nominees. Anyone can vote, and one vote per email address!

Vote For Dorothy:

Robert also sent us photos of a 13 ft skiff built between 1920 and 1940 by D T Jones which John Marston donated specifically to be Dorothy’s skiff. Dorothy’s original skiff was built by T C Jones in 1895, all that remains is its original backboard.

Customer Projects Vol: #100!

Enigma by Daniel Miller

Sailboat Retrofit by David Helland and accompanying note:

I worked on a Roberts 44 sailboat owned by John Clemens and we purchased quite a bit of materials from you including Aquaply, solid Honduras mahogany and Sapele and teak. John took her down the coast to Mexico in 2017 and then across the Pacific and down to NZ. He made it back up to the Philipines just before Covid hit and the boat has been there ever since. He is back in Victoria but hopes to return later in the year to continue his journey.

There are a couple of pics showing the partially gutted interior at the start of the refit. 

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