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March 5, 2019

Titanium

Boat Name:Titanium(ex-Aorangi VI)

Owner: Archie Contreras

Type of Boat: Cutter

Year of Build: 1967

Designer: Bill Lapworth

Boat Manufacturer's Name: Vancouver Boat Works

Length Overall: 63'6"

Length On Deck: 62'

Beam: 14'4"

Draft: 9'2"

Boat Facts: Designed by CA native B...

February 28, 2019

1924 Schooner 53’6” Koehler Kraft's 2018-2019 reconstruction of a 1925 wooden schooner with ties to local San Diego history.

September 20, 2018

1928 10-Meter Sloop 59'

Semi-composite steel/wood complete reconstruction. Sally's steel frames and wood intercostal frames were replaced from the waterline down. Reconstruction included a new laminated stem and forekeel and all new planking, edge glued and encapsulate...

September 20, 2018

1910 Yawl 48'

Walter Savage Wright, the current owners' great grandfather, bought her out of receivership, perhaps in 1911 (not positive), and gave her to the current owner's grandfather, Howard Walter Wright. The boat was given as a graduation present from high school!...

September 20, 2018

1962 William Atkins Marconi Schooner 30'

Maid of Kent is a 30’ LOD William Atkin design Marconi cruising schooner. The design was published in MotorBoating magazine in 1930.  She was built by Willard Boatworks of Costa Mesa in 1962 and moved to San Diego Bay in 19...