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Whitehall rowboats are considered one of the most refined rowboats of the 19th century. They were first made in the U.S. at the foot of Whitehall Street in New York City to be used to ferry goods, services, and sailors on and off the boats coming into New York Harbor.
With centuries of history and tradition behind it, this wooden dinghy was completely handcrafted and takes about 600-800 hours to build. We still use the traditional method of constructions while integrating the highest quality of materials currently available. Strips of cedars are joined together by hand and then encapsulated in fiberglass bonded in place with epoxy resin then coated with marine vanish. This combination of fiberglass and epoxy is very strong and completely transparent so that the beauty of the wood will be protected for generations.
- State: California
- Stunning beautiful clear graded cedar hull
- Designed for a wide range of uses, comfortable for either a short day trip or long journey
- Good for both beginning and intermediate paddlers
- Colors: Natural wood
- Materials: Western Red Cedar Wood
- Dimensions: 53.5 inches wide x 25.8 inches high x 204 inches long
- Rocker: Slightly Rocked
- Max Horse Power: 30
- Weight: 225 pounds
- Capacity: 4+ person
Story Behind the Art:
Wooden boat USA a division of OMH Inc. has been designing and building kayaks, canoes and other watercraft of the highest quality for more than thirty years. We use a method of handmade construction while integrating the highest quality materials currently available. All of our canoes, kayaks and other watercraft are assembled from strips of top-grade Canadian cedar which is soft and lightweight yet very strong and then encapsulated in fiberglass with epoxy resin. Each boat requires hundreds of hours of labor from start to creation of the quality finished product.
The handcrafted nature of this product will produce minor differences in artwork, color/shade, size, and overall design. Subtle variations will occur from piece to piece and may not appear exactly as pictured, adding to its unique qualities. Measurements may vary slightly. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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