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Hand-Crafted Boats of Old Currituck: Fishing & Boating on by Travis Morris

By Travis Morris

ahead of smooth manufacturing unit boats ruled Currituck Sound, locals piloted those waters in hulls made by way of hand. a few nonetheless could be obvious today--beautiful artistic endeavors designed for the software of shuttle, fishing, searching, scouting and traveling. They determine prominently in reminiscences of a bygone sportsman's paradise, and local storyteller Travis Morris bargains this attractive assortment according to anecdotes, interviews and particular craft descriptions. it truly is an insider's heritage of Currituck's boating historical past that includes the famed Whalehead membership, an unintentional run-in with the Environmental security enterprise and a harrowing U.S. Coast safeguard rescue.

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