Rowing and Sailing Stories

Rowing and Sailing Stories2017-04-23T13:22:22-07:00

History of the Whitehall Tyee 14 Fishing Rowboat. A Century Old and Rowing Strong.

The Tyee 14 rowboat originated in Campbell River, British Columbia, a fishing community on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Every summer a large run of Chinook Salmon return to the river to spawn. Those fish that have matured to over 30 lbs are called “Tyee” salmon. About 1910, Ned Painter, a local boatbuilder, began [...]

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