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The Erie Boat Featured in Wooden Boat Magazine

The Erie Boat, built by over 1000 Erie school students at the Bayfront Maritime Center, has been added to Wooden Boat Magazines Registry of Wooden Boats—HUZZAH!

MOMENTUM (ex-DIRIGO, ex-FRIENDSHIP) is a Lash Brothers Friendship sloop built 1964 in Friendship, Maine. Richard Eisenberg writes that she is based in Erie, PA,

MOMENTUM (ex-DIRIGO, ex-FRIENDSHIP) is a Lash Brothers Friendship sloop built 1964 in Friendship, Maine. Richard Eisenberg writes that she is based in Erie, PA,

ERIE BOAT is so-called because the design "came from Howard Chapelle's 'American Small Sailing Craft,' pages 178-180, from a half hull model at the Smithsonian...called the Erie Boat.

The Erie Boat’s name and design “came from Howard Chapelle’s ‘American Small Sailing Craft,’ pages 178-180, from a half hull model at the Smithsonian…called the Erie Boat.

It was built by over 1,000 school students, from 5th grade-12th grade, 1999-2001

 

ERIE BOAT and MOMENTUM at the Bayfront Maritime Center. Re: ERIE BOAT, "We strip planked the hull so the kids could really build her, not just watch, and hand tools to boatbuilders.

The Erie Boat and Momentum at the Bayfront Maritime Center. Re: ERIE BOAT, “We strip planked the hull so the kids could really build her, not just watch, and hand tools to boatbuilders.

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