The Whitehall

The Whitehall

The Whitehall Diagrams
Length (LOA) 16.52'
Length (LWL) 15.23'
Beam (BOA) 42.00"
Beam (BWL) 37.80"
Weight 113 lbs.
Displacement (Capacity) 725 lbs
Draft (at Capacity) 8.13"
Center Depth 16.20"
Depth at Bow 27.99"

The Whitehall Pulling Boat is a classic rowing craft based on an old New England design. This boat is slightly narrower than the Rangeley Lake Boat with a traditional skeg and elegant "wine glass" transom. Noted for being fast, seaworthy, and capable of carrying a large load, Whitehalls were the workhorse of commercial ports in the 19th century. The Whitehall is fitted with double oarlocks and when rowed in tandem is a quick straight-tracking bullet. The classic smooth lines of the craft coupled with the fluid rowing motion of the oarsman are guaranteed to turn heads.

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About Our Kits

All of our kits are created as we get orders. Please email us ( with your name, address, telephone number, and shipping address (if different) and we will email a quote that includes packaging and shipping costs. A "kit" can include everything or just certain items. If you just want strips, email us with the pertinent name and address, the design you are building and we will email a quote. We mill all of our strips here at our facility in New Hampshire to the highest standards after air drying the cedar. If you pick up at our shop, of course there is no shipping charge. We will shrink wrap your materials so that they are impervious to the weather. A kit can be picked up with a vehicle that you would normally use to transport your canoe or kayak.

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