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Building "Pete's Banjo"

Length: 125 pages28 minutes


Since 1984 New Jersey Friends of Clearwater's Environmental Sail Program (ESP) gave free environmental sail boat rides in a historical, 26 foot Tuckerton River Sailing Garvey. That vessel was retired to a seaport museum, and we needed a new vessel. Planning, construction, launch, and sailing are all presented as a photo album with captions and narrative. Planning and construction were done by a crew of about 20, all volunteers, mostly no experience. But we did have a few with experience. Thirteen months of Saturdays did the job. Typical Saturday had 5 or so, but a couple of all-hands calls turned out 14. Over 100 photos, eight drawings.

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