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Stories about Mast & Mallet Boatworks and boats have appeared in various publications over the past years.

Spending Time With Joe Reid (PDF)
From Prop Talk, September 2011
By Allen J. Paltell

Island Hopping: George Sass, Sr. cruises to the central Bahamas, one step at a time. From Power Cruising, November/December 2007 issue
By George Sass, Sr.

Six Boats to See at This Show
Bob Slaff's recommendations incuded the Thomas Point 44. This piece appeared in the 2005 U.S. Powerboat Show edition of the Entertainment section of The Capital, Friday, October 14, 2005.

Boatbuilder Profile: Joe Reid's Wooden Adventure
Joe Evans two-page spread about Joe appeared in the premiere issue of of PropTalk.

Thomas Point Series: Part Chesapeake Bay, part Down East Maine
In June, 2003, Mike Kaufman wrote a concise history of the birth of the Thomas Point series for Soundings.

Trial of the Year
In the same issue, Jack Sherwood covers the story of the Sass family's cruise on the Great Circle Route aboard Sawdust, a Thomas Point 43.

Thomas Point 36
Scott Shane reviews the TP 36 for the October 2003 issue of Yachting.

There are lots of reasons why Joe Reed’s Mast & Mallet Boatworks build a proper custom boat. The first is him.
Power and Motoryacht
By Capt. Ken Kreisler — May 2001

M&M Boatworks is Busy Making Sawdust
Soundings sent staff writer Jack Sherwood out to do a three-page spread that appeared in the April 2001 issue. Jack's article covered the history of the shop as well as the construction delails of the Thomas Point line.

Maine lobsterboat + Chesapeake deadrise = The Rabbit 38
Mike O'Brien wrote a very positive design analysis of the the Thomas Point 38 (then called the Rabbit 38) in the November/December 1998 issue of WoodenBoat magazine.

U.S. Paints featured the Thomas Point 43 in one of their publications on the use of their products.


Sawdust, Thomas Point 43

Thomas Point 40

Thomas Point 40

Thomas Point 36


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Edgewater, Maryland 21037-0759