Mailbag: Dog is my co-pilot

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Mailbag |

It’s always a pleasure to get a surprise e-mail from our customers with photos of how they’re enjoying their boats. We love to see where our “babies” end up… Thanks Becky for passing along the pictures of your new Jersey Skiff’s inaugural launch on Marblehead Harbor!  Happy to see you have a capable first mate. Mr. Sea Dog Bode appears to be up to the task!  “Who’s a good boy!?”...

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Happy holidays!

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Mailbag |

It was many months ago that our friend George sent us this photo of his 12′ Point Defiance in Glacier Bay, Alaska. But this is such a great shot, we had to save it for something special. So as a “Christmas Card” from us to you… We hope you enjoy a bit of peace and love this holiday season! (And maybe some boats.) Thanks everyone for making this a great year!...

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Fall Wrap up and reflection

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Mailbag |

As we say good bye to the fall leaves and hello to the rain, we make the seasonal change to our schedules and activities moving more and more indoors. Now is a good time of year for preparing for the next season’s activities while shifting into winter; it’s a great time to bring in your boat in for some well needed repairs. Fiberglass is easily repairable and we are able to do small or large jobs in our repair shop. Time and weather...

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Mailbag : Thanks for an awesome boat!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Mailbag | 1 comment

We received an email from an appreciative customer in Alaska who thanked us for his boat that he uses quite frequently exploring the glacier lakes near Juneau Alaska. I in turn thanked him for sending us the awesome pictures with the blue ice in a shade I can’t describe. The visuals of the ice are also helping us cool down on these hot days of summer.  Then I asked him what he’s doing up there with his 10′ navigator….....

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Mailbag : Exceptional Melonseed

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Mailbag |

Recently a Waterman and his wife drove all the way from White Stone, Virginia to Gig Harbor to pick up their exceptional Melonseed rowboat. He is very pleased with his boat and sent us a few pictures of the inaugural voyage. Now on the way back East they are serendipitously stopping for a row here and there… enjoy the photos. For those of you back east who can’t make the trip to Gig Harbor, he has generously offered to show his...

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Mailbag: travels of a Melonseed

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Mailbag, Melonseed |

We received a letter from our friends about their travels in Canada with their beloved Melonseed. Maybe you’ve gone on an adventure in a Melonseed. If you have pictures and an accompanying story, mail it to so we can share it with those interested in the kind of fun you can have in our boats. Travels of a Melonseed My wife and I took our Melonseed from it’s home on Willapa Bay in WA to Vancouver Island, BC, a road...

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