Winter 2011 Project Continues

Since we are lavishing love and energy on Siskiwit this winter, we made it look even better and sprang for solid teak interior cabin vs a teak veneer. Cabin interior given new teak panels and the ship exterior has been treated with sealer and first coat of two-part Awlbright varnish, with four more coats applied …

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Winter 2011 Project

Siskiwit has six opening ports and four large rings. The original ports were pulled in 1989 and replaced with ABI stainless steel ports adding 3/8″ solid teak to the outside of the fiberglass cabinside and replacing the interior cabinside with 4mm Burmese teak veneer. After 22 years, it was time to revisit this work, and it …

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On Boat Models

With steamships on the mind, I was thinking that, aside from my father, one of the most influential men during my formative years was Hugh Corbett. Mr. Corbett was my fourth and fifth grade teacher. My school was an English day school in the heart of NYC; much of the faculty was from the United …

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