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Welcome to Classic Whaler Radio, oral history for the Classic Boston Whaler boater. You can hear people tell their Whaler stories and hear interesting interviews with people associated with classic Boston Whaler boats.

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UPDATE: April 2008: I noticed that some Macintosh browsers do not properly handle the .m3u playlist files. This problem can be overcome with some additional software which helps iTunes understand the .m3u playlist.


North Channel Rendezvous

[Graphic: NC Rendezvous] Almost spontaneously, Classic Whaler owners have organized a North Channel 2000 Classic Whaler Rendezvous. Volunteer host John Flook explains what's going to be happening August 5th and 6th on Neptune Island.

[If your MP3 player supports it, just use this PLAYLIST to hear the whole interview.]

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 1 with John Flook, host of North Channel Rendezvous.
How did this whole rendezvous get started? Where is the Chassic Whaler North Channel 2000 Rendezvous being held? How do we get to Neptune Island? How big of a boat will be needed to come over from Little Current? Can we get gas, ice, beer and bait on Neptune? Do the deluxe rooms on Neptune have queen-size beds?
(Part 1 runs 6:47. Download is 1.6 MB. Recorded May 31, 2000.).

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 2 with John Flook, host of North Channel Rendezvous.
Oh, about the tent...? What activities are planned? Can we get up to Whitefish Falls? Will you serve Key West coffee at breakfast Sunday?
(Part 2 runs 8:23. Download is 2.0 MB. Recorded May 31, 2000.).

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Nauset Marine

[Logotype: Nauset Marine] Nauset Marine on Cape Cod has been the #1 Whaler dealer in the world for the last three years. Vice-President and Sales Manager Dawson Farber joins us for an interesting interview on Whaler's past, present, and future.

[If your MP3 player supports it, just use this PLAYLIST to hear the whole interview.]

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 1 with Dawson Farber of Nauset Marine.
How far back does the relationship between Nauset and BW go? Was Dick Fisher a "tough old bird"? Were there special demands on Whaler dealers? What was the initial market reaction to the Whaler? What features make people choose Whalers? Are Whaler buyers today different from previous decades? Do you have to "sell" Whalers?
(Part 1 runs 7:02. Download is 1.7 MB. Recorded April 27, 2000.).

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 2 with Dawson Farber of Nauset Marine.
Do all the used Whalers compete with selling new ones? How does the pricing today compare to previous prices? What is the 'Dealer Design Team' at Whaler? Can you tell us about the 2001 Whaler Conquest 26? What does Nauset do that makes it #1? Can I still get a Yankee Voyager V-21? Which hulls are better: Original or Today's? How has Brunswich affected Whaler?
(Part 2 runs 10:45. Download is 2.5 MB. Recorded April 27, 2000.).

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West Systems

[Logotype: West System] What's the best resin for making repairs to your Classic Whaler? Jim Watson from West System explains, and he should know; it turns out there's a fleet of Boston Whalers at West System!

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Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 1 with Jim Watson of West System.
Can you use epoxy to repair laminates of other resins? Can you topcoat epoxy with gelcoat? Will epoxy dissolve the foam?
(Part 1 runs 7:17. Download is 1.6 MB. Recorded April 4, 2000.).

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 2 with Jim Watson of West System.
What is a good choice for adding abrasion resistance to the keel? Can we use epoxy to seal the wood? Do all epoxies really come from one big vat at a chemical company in New Jersey?
(Part 2 runs 6:49. Download is 1.5 MB. Recorded April 4, 2000.).

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Wm. J. Mills & Company

[Logotype: Mills Co.]
This interview with Mr. Jamie Mills of Wm. J. Mills & Company is itself a "classic." You'll want to hear all three parts! Many thanks to Mr. Mills for taking the time to visit with Whaler-Radio.

[If your MP3 player supports it, just use this PLAYLIST to hear the wholeinterview.]

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 1 with Jamie Mills! (<---Click to listen)
(Part 1 runs 4:09. Download is 995 KB. Recorded March 22, 2000.).

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 2 with Jamie Mills! (<---Click to listen)
(Part 2 runs 10:21. Download is 2,476 B. Recorded March 22, 2000.).

Sound File Classic Whaler Radio: PART 3 with Jamie Mills! (<---Click to listen)
(Part 3 runs 3:51. Download is 923 KB. Recorded March 22, 2000.).

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What is Classic Whaler Radio?

Classic Whaler Radio is internet oral history for the Classic Whaler boater. As the internet has grown up, the bandwidth available between server and browser has increased, and so have the capabilities of the computer at the browser end of the connection, prompting us to start a totally new feature, pages with audio content or what in this section I call "Classic Whaler-Radio".

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