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Wooden Kayak Perseverance
6:48 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Wooden Kayak Company Is A Profile of Perseverance

Pygmy Boats owner John Lockwood with his newest creation, a model named "The Freya" after his daughter.
Credit Tom Banse

One of the biggest festivals in the nation celebrating wooden boats is happening in Port Townsend, Washington September 6-8. Amidst the sea of gleaming decks and varnished wood you can find of flotilla of sprightly, wooden kayaks. The local business that produces the wooden boat kits is paddling against a tide of fiberglass and plastic.

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