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This Vixen 34 is as close to perfection as any boat will ever be. She was built to order as are all Vixens. and she incorporates countless special details that make each boat we build unique. The owner of this boat will never want nor need another boat for Martha's Vineyard we have helped him achieve the ultimate in design, construction. detail, and finish. Certainly this is not the least expensive way to Shipyard build a boat. but it is the only way we know how to do it. Beach Road For more complete details about the boat and our philosophy of boat building send $4 for our book on Vixens - it may be the most enlightening $4 you ever spent. Vineyard Haven. Ma. Visit us at the Newport Boat Show, September 4th through the 7th. Once you see a Vixen, you'll discover a new standard in 02568 boat building - a standard we have kept for I 30 years. 617-693·0400

SCRIMSHAW - Past and Present An event in the remarkable history of scrimshaw, - now, for the first time, authenticated fine reproductions of the most famous of the old - a SUSAN tooth - and the best of the new - a GILKERSON tooth. Made of a non-whale product, polymer ivory, these pieces faithfully recreate the artist's original engraving and th~ full chara~~er of the whale tooth. They are among the finest of art reproductions done by ARTEK, as part of its unusual Save The Whale® Collection" of scrimshaw. THE GILKERSON Generally considered to be On board the the finest scrimshander toTHE SUSAN whaler Susan, day, William Gilkerson brings in the early to scrimshaw an artistry com19th century, parable to that of the classic seaman Fredmasters of engraving. Mr. e rick Myrick created a series Gilkerson agreed to let Artek of scrimshaw reproduce one of his best teeth that have recent works. The artist himsince become self assisted in the production legendary. The few remaining process and these replicas today are highhave his entire approval. With ly prized by an ebony-like spindle stand museums and collectors. The Nantucket Whaling designed by Mr. Gilkerson, Museum authorized ARTEK to reproduce a Susan in this tooth is being offered in its collection, one of the finest done by Myrick. The museum-approved replica with a vitrine is being a strictly limited production offered in a strictly controlled limited edition of of 500 pieces, each docu1,000, each hand-numbered and documented for mented and hand-numbered for $125.00 plus $4.00 $150.00 plus $4.00 shipping and handling charges in shipping and handling charges in the U.S.A. the U.S.A. For a full color brochure of our "Save The Whale® Collection" of scrimshaw, send your name, address and $1 .

ARTEK, Inc., Elm Ave., Antrim, N.H. 03440

Tel: 603-588-6825

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Sea History 019 - Winter 1980-1981  

8 WA VERTREE TO WINDWARD, Peter Stanford • 13 WAVERTREE MEMORIES, Captain James E. Roberts • 17 THE SHIP SAVERS: THE SHIP TRUST MOVEMENT • 1...

Sea History 019 - Winter 1980-1981  

8 WA VERTREE TO WINDWARD, Peter Stanford • 13 WAVERTREE MEMORIES, Captain James E. Roberts • 17 THE SHIP SAVERS: THE SHIP TRUST MOVEMENT • 1...

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