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Adventure Spars From Mike Dyer

Mike Dyer writes- A small crew has been working on making replacement spars for the Schooner Adventure, at Harold Burnham’s yard in Essex.  Right now we’re working on the main boom.  These pics show a series of steps for putting … Continue reading

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Random Business Tweet of The Day- Laurie Fullerton Tweets About The Schooner Ardelle and Harold Burnham

Part of the random local business tweet initiative I’ve started to encourage more local businesses to engage people through social media.  Every day a different tweet selected as an example to put a brand in front of people while offering … Continue reading

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Wooden Boat Enthusiasts: Boat Building Session with Craftsman Geno Mondello!!!

From the IDRC- The GMHC is offering a boat building session with craftsman Geno Mondello for high school students (see attached flyer with contact information).  Please contact Tom Balf if your students would be interested in this unique opportunity! Thanks, … Continue reading

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Dory Raffle Last Night At The Heritage Center

Last night the Dory Raffle was held at The Maritime Heritage Center.  The International Dory Rowers Organization is full of very committed and friendly people who volunteer time and energy to continuing this great Gloucester tradition. One of the best … Continue reading

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Beautiful Industry- Throttle Controls Aboard The Allison Carol

Think these controls have seen much use? Beautiful Industry- Throttle Controls Aboard The Allison Carol, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop

This is the handline dory that Geno is building for the Dory Auction to benefit the Gloucester International Dory budget. Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop, originally uploaded by captjoe06.  

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Phil Bolger Boat Design

Here are another set of plans to build a boat similar to the Robin Jean but with the cabin pushed forward which would accommodate a larger work area and deck space. Click on the plan and select “all sizes” to … Continue reading

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Dory Whirlygig With Official International Dory Racing Colors Video

Geno Mondello Demonstrates His Hand Crafted Dory Whirlygig

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Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop Whirlygigs

Geno sells these for $55.  A bargain for something hand crafted, painted, and local.  It’s even painted the official colors of the Lunenberg/Gloucester Dorys. There was one left last week so hurry down and get it!  Look for the last … Continue reading

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Beautiful Industry- Square Cut Copper Nails For Building Dorys At Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop

Beautiful Industry- Square Cut Copper Nails For Building Dorys At Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Dory Buff Dory Paint

This is the paint that is used on all the topsides of the International Dory Race Boats.  Some pics down below- Dory Buff Dory Paint, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop-The Knees Of The Dory

Inside the dory the knees are placed as a frame.  It is interesting to note as Geno told me in the first part of our video interview that the knees are made from the tree trunk.  The tree trunk has … Continue reading

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Dory Racing History With Geno Mondello

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Geno Mondello Dory Shop Video Part I

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Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop

Here’s Geno working away in the Dory shop.  I wonder if he considers it work when you do something you obviously love.  I’ll have to ask him next time I see him. Look for the first part of our interview … Continue reading

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Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop

I stopped by Geno’s Dory Shop at The Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center yesterday.  Geno is currently working on a 17 foot hand line dory which will be auctioned off to benefit the Gloucester International Dory Race Organization.  The money raised … Continue reading

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Lazy Daizy Reconstruction Update

Fear not faithful readers you know I wouldn’t let another two week stretch go by without an update on the Lazy Daizy Restoration Process.  Yep, she’s still a disaster work in process. Lazy Daizy Reconstruction Update, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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