Spring 2011 Newsletter

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Newsletters | 1 comment

We have lots of new stories and tidbits of information from Gig Harbor Boat owners around the world. 22-year-old Ultralite Found Navigator Tender in Alaska Navigator takes a row on Lake Union Whitehall in California Sometimes people ask us how long our boats will last. We tell them that one of the best attributes of a well-built fiberglass boat is its longevity and reparability. A good example is when Reid, a local boater contacted us about a...

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Posted by on Nov 1, 2010 in Newsletters |

From the GHBoats Mailbag We have lots of new stories and tidbits of information from Gig Harbor Boat owners around the world: Whitehall on the East Coast Lobster Boat in California Lobster Boat in Australia Whitehall in Alaska Our first story comes from Father Dave, who has been rowing a Whitehall in the Great Lakes and decided last month to take his boat to the East Coast. Greetings to you fine boatbuilders! I’ve been meaning to give you...

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Summer 2010 Newsletter

Posted by on Aug 1, 2010 in Newsletters |

In this issue: GHBOATS IN SOUNDINGS MAGAZINE Navigator News Melonseed Madness More from the Mailbag GHBOATS IN SOUNDINGS MAGAZINE During the last boat show we were contacted by Dieter Loibner of Soundings magazine. Soundings is one of the premier boating magazines in the Eastern US, so when Dieter asked if he could visit our shop for a test sail and possible magazine article, we were flattered and glad to accept his offer. In June Dieter came...

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Spring 2010 Newsletter

Posted by on May 1, 2010 in Newsletters |

Springtime is upon us and as usual, it’s a busy time of year for us as our schedule is chock full of orders for spring and summer. OAR NORTHWEST IS AT IT AGAIN! Our friends at Oar Northwest are planning to row across the Atlantic… again! For those of you new to our newsletters, in 2006 we built a revolutionary set of Transoceanic quality rowing seats for Oar Northwest. These robust sliding seats were then used by Oar Northwest to...

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February 2010 Newsletter

Posted by on Feb 19, 2010 in Newsletters |

Welcome! Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve had the warmest January on record, but now it’s getting back to that damp chill we know so well. Rowing is a great way to keep warm! Right? Uh, right? Anyway, we have a lot of news for you, and hope you enjoy reading this newsletter as much as we enjoyed putting it together. WHALES RETURN TO LAHAINA More whale pics from Bob in Hawaii, who chases whales in his Jersey Beach Skiff!...

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Autumn 2009 Newsletter

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in Newsletters |

Welcome! Here in the Pacific Northwest, Autumn is here! Cooler weather makes for more comfortable afternoon rowing, right? We have a lot of news for you, and hope you enjoy reading this newsletter as much as we enjoyed putting it together. SCIENCE GUY DAVE Dave had some fun playing with the laws of physics in one of our 9.5′ Captain’s Gigs. People ask how fast a small boat can go with an outboard motor, and our answer is often...

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