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I have been researching a sailboat my father owned at Duck Pond, Marblehead,Mass. during the late 1970's. It was a 38' wooden racing sloop designed by Carl Alberg after WWII. Perhaps you would consider adding this boat to your database. Attached are several photos of my father's boat, the Serenity (previously named the Watusi) and a drawing. I have the bill of sale. I do not know what became of her since 1980. Thanks for your efforts.

My Dad, Bob Crowley, at the helm, fulfilling a dream...

In the cradle... Beautiful lines...

My brother Glenn at a sanding and paint session about 1977.

37.9 ft, 45ft mast, 7ft beam, 3600 lb keel and fast...
This Old Boat book cover This Old Boat by Don Casey

Subtitled "turn a rundown fiberglass boat into a first-class yacht on a shoestring budget," this book is the best introduction I know boat maintenance for the new or prospective owner of a "modern classic" sailboat. Starting with guidelines for selecting a boat, Casey proceeds to fiberglass repairs, cabin and deckwork, spars and rigging, boat equipment, woodwork, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, painting, canvas work and sails. All of this is described in clear, simple terms perfect for the inexperienced. This is the book that taught me fiberglass work. But don't let it fool you; this book is appropriate for experienced boatowners, too. I still refer to it.

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