May / June 2021

A Sampling of Japanese Watercraft

Japanese Boat Gallery

The following is a selection of Japanese boats with which Douglas Brooks (see page 36) has been involved over the past 30 years.


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Boat Launchings


The build was started in 2009 by Dr. David Likely of Dorn Ridge N.B.




Ace 14 day sailor designed by Arch Davis. Completed 2024.


2019 Bartender Boat

George Calkins design, owner built from plans and patterns, 20'6" double ended rough water inboar