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(Phil Bolger's Martha Jane design)

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When we found we couldn't build an AS39 (our first choice) in our front yard, we switched to Bolger's Martha Jane. His book, Boats With an Open Mind has an article on the Martha Jane and includes the AS-39 and 73 other designs that are well worth considering for the backyard boatbuilder, or the dreamer.

We began working on the Martha Jane, Selkie, November 14, 1998 and launched her June 29, 2001.

SELKIE's Bosun fishes
The bosun fishes for dinner

SELKIE under sail
Selkie, mid-August, 2001.

SELKIE with tanbark sails
New tanbark sails, bent on at the end of the 2004 sailing season.
SELKIE at anchor in Auke Bay

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Tutued Assistant

Launching Selkie
Christening Selkie
More Selkie Photos

Cruising in Selkie, Summer 2002
2003 Sailing Season

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