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Phil Bolger, noted designer of boats from Gloucester

Phil Bolger is credited with designing hundreds of boats, including the Gloucester Gull. Phil Bolger is credited with designing hundreds of boats, including the Gloucester Gull.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / May 31, 2009

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Depending on the estimate, Phil Bolger designed between 600 and 700 boats since his first one in the early 1950s. He wrote probably as many articles and books about maritime craft, and singled out one of his creations - what many boaters knew as the Gloucester Gull - as something that floated above the rest. (Full article: 1003 words)

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