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Previous Issues

  1. The Thompson Dockside goals and mission statement, The Thomboy

  2. The Beginning of the Thompson Bros. Boat Manufacturing Company; What the numbers inside your transom mean

  3. The History of the Thompson Bros. Boat Manufacturing Company (continued); Jeff Rowsam Letter--Part I; Interview with Thompson workers on How the Finish was Done)

  4. Some Featured Boats

  5. History of T & T Boats, Part I

  6. Thoughts on our 1st Anniversary;
    Jeff Rowsam Letter--Part II; Pettit Paints Letter.

  7. Insights From A Dealer

  8. Evolution of the Sea Lancer

  9. A New Life for a Sea Coaster
    "The Skipper Says..." from the 1956 Catalogue

  10. The Thompson Dockside Subscriber Directory

  11. Restoration of a 1939 Deluxe Speedster Runabout

  12. History of T & T Boats, Part II

  13. Saga of a Warped Bottom

  14. Restoration of a 60’s Thompson 20 footer

  15. Interview with Gordon England, Thompson rally, green/yellow paint match!

  16. CD-ROM Project, Archival Photos, Unit Structures, Alternative Refinishing

  17. Good Vibrations: A 1954 TVT Super Deluxe Runabout

  18. T & T history, CD-ROM catalogs

  19. Dockside Subscriber Directory

  20. 2nd Family for a Sea Coaster!

  21. Rally Announcement, Winning Thompsons

  22. Life and Times of a Baby Stepper

  23. After the Thompson Reign: Part 1, The Padek Years 1966-1980

  24. A ‘Thompson by Chris Craft’ restored; Thompsons! They just keep winning

  25. Our First Thompson Rally!

  26. The Offshore, Legislation letters

  27. Cruisers Inc. history, Roy Thompson profile

  28. Thompson Marine status, Hull I.D. database, Rally info

  29. A look at the 2002 Thompson Rally

  30. The Dockside Directory

  31. Restoration of a 59 Sea Coaster, Steam-bending 101

  32. Thompson TVT Overview, Letters

  33. 1st experience with epoxies, 2003 rally

  34. Thompson/Winner Saga

  35. Two Thompson Cruisers, postcards from Gary

  36. CPES Wood Preservative

  37. 2004 Rally, history, Thompson Snipe

  38. 12’ TVT, Sentinel Structures

  39. The (sunk) Kingfisher Saga

  40. Some Thompson Memories

  41. Finger Lakes celebrates Thompsons

  42. Dockside Subscriber Directory

  43. A Thompson Boathouse

  44. Paint Schemes

  45. 2006 Rally, eBay scam

  46. Leaking: causes & fixes

  47. 1940 Beach model, refurbishing a Cruisers Inc.

  48. Robert Jasch: Working at Thompson

  49. Judging Thompsons, Repowering

  50. Sea Lancer Reborn

  51. Lake Delton Memories

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