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Tug of the Month: Parthia

The venerable tug PARTHIA was built in Winslow, Bainbridge Island, Washington by James Hall in 1906. She is 50 feet length over all, with an 11 foot beam and 4 foot 9 inch draft. PARTHIA towed for the Pacific Tugboat Company in 1910, and was then owned by a man named Lermond in 1912. At this time, […]

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Video: A tour of TRIXTER, the Alaskan mail boat turned family cruiser

Our friends at are back with a tour of TRIXTER, a former Alaskan mail boat that has been crafted into a custom family cruiser. Click here or on the image below to view. Also, by signing up with OffCenterHarbor you’ll gain access to other great videos, including a look at Russell Brown’s Gougeon 32 catamaran, which will be competing […]

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Boat Notes | A dreamy motorsailer like no other

Yes, there’s a large-screen retractable television. Watermaker? Check. Galley fit for a gourmet chef? Absolutely. KVH V-Sat broadband? Of course. Fifteen-foot center console aluminum rib with a 40-horsepower outboard? Yep. And a washer and dryer? You bet. As expected, the bells and whistles are all there. But when I stepped aboard the stern platform of the custom […]

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