Reuel Parker

Reuel B. Parker has spent a lifetime building, repairing, restoring, designing, and cruising in sail- and powerboats. Author of "The New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding" (International Marine, 1990) and of numerous articles for "WoodenBoat" and "Boatbuilder" magazines, he has been a devotee of sharpies since his childhood on the shores of Long Island Sound. He is currently putting the finishing touches on a 60-foot Virginia pilot schooner; he plans to move his design business aboard and go cruising.