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  • Traditional fishing boat

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    Traditional Vietnamese fishing boat Traditional Philippines fishing boat with outriggers, often known as pump boats Traditionally, many different kinds of boats have been used as fishing boats to catch fish in the sea, or on a lake or river. Even today, many traditional fishing boats are still in use. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), at the end of 2004, the world fishing fleet consisted of about 4 million vessels, of which 2.7 million were undecked (open) boats. While nearly all decked vessels were mechanised, only one-third of the undecked fishing boats were powered, usually with outboard engines. The remaining 1.8 million boats were traditional craft of various types, operated by sail and oars. This article is about the boats used for fishing that are or were built from designs that existed before engines became available.__TOC__

  • Soling

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    The Soling is an International open keelboat class designed by Jan Linge from Norway in 1965. In 1968, it was selected to be an Olympic class for the Games of the XX Olympiad in Kiel 1972 (GER). The Soling maintained this status until her final appearance at the 2000 Olympics. The Soling is a strong boat designed for any wind and sea condition. The boats are one-design originating from an authorized single plug and mould and made of glass reinforced polyester, making competition as equal as possible. The lifetime of a Soling is long. Those produced in the early days are still in competition (more than 30 years after being built). The average competition life of a Soling boat is considered 15 years. Characteristic for the Soling is the droop-hiking technique. Soling on a reach Since 2008, the Soling is one of the Vintage Yachting Classes at the Vintage Yachting Games.

  • Antique Boat Museum

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    Antique Boat Museum logo The Antique Boat Museum is a museum on the St. Lawrence River, in Clayton, New York, United States, which displays the largest collection of antique and classic boats in North America. It is also the site for the annual Antique Boat Show and Auction and the biennial Antique Raceboat Regatta. The museum has seasonal hours and is open the first Friday in May to the end of October. According to their website, the Museum Statement of Purpose is "To collect, preserve, study and interpret objects related to the fresh water nautical history of small craft (less than ) of North America, with emphasis on the St. Lawrence River and the surrounding area." Aerial of the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY

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