2013 Boat Raffle Tickets (Single)
Single entry for Boat Raffle Drawing -15 Foot John Gardner Peapod.
Drawing will be held Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
Peapods, like dories were originally the sturdy working boats of fishermen. Their origin is lost in mists of time, but John Gardner speculates that the proto-peapods were probably at least partly derived from the seagoing canoes used by the Passamaquoddy Indians.
Whatever the origin, peapods were magnificently well suited to the use they were put to. Reliable and trustworthy in heavy seas and easy to row, peapods resist capsizing even as the heavy weight of a lobster trap is hauled over the side. The original Maine lobster boat and a favorite of fishermen during the end of the 19th century, peapods are a joy to row and can really pack a lot of cargo. Both ends are identical and this provides for a smoother ride in a following sea.
This particular pea pod is constructed based on the lines of a 15 foot version found in John Gardner’s book Building Classic Small Craft. Rated for five passengers and outfitted with two rowing stations, this peapod can really handle a large group. This is your chance to own a timeless Maine classic!
-Cedar on oak
Weight: approx. 175 Lbs.