Soundings Magazine features the Factory One Design


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Soundings:

Mary South’s wonderful profile of the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory in their March issue features the Factory One Design.

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First Factory 1-d Launched!


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Just got these images from Victoria Guidi, Program Director at the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory.

This one says it all! The Purple Lady – the kids chose the color and the name – sailing in the basin to the side of the Independence Seaport Museum. The Cruiser, Olympia and the Bark, Moshulu in the background.

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Scenes at the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory


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I encourage you to check out what they are up to. The program, run by Brett Hart, hosts inner city youth, working under boatbuilding instructor, Victoria Guidi.

It has been a privilege working with them, and getting to meet and spend time with an exceptional group of kids.

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