Classical "14 foot Whitehall"
Origin of elegant and efficient "Whitehall" rowing boat model is still wrapped in mystery. It is known that builders of the boat in the old times were seamen and sailors.
Famous maritime historian (Howard I. Chapelle) asserts that this boat originated in New York, because there is “Whitehall Street” in this city, and this is the place, where boat was first built.
Designing of the boat begun around 1820 and it was performed by navy shipyards’ disciples.
"Mr. Magpie Boat Workshop" has given this wonderful boat model second life in nowadays!
Classical "Whitehall" boat has perfect driving characteristics, it is easy to row. Boat is to be rowed by one or two rowers. In total 4 people can enjoy the boat ride!