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An international organization of builders, paddlers, and admirers of wooden and bark canoes.
20880 Dover Bridge Rd., Preston, MD 21655
Located near the Choptank River on Maryland’s historic Eastern Shore, Choptank Boatworks is where builder Patrick
Mertaugh crafts classically inspired boats of impeccable quality. Patrick’s gift for bringing new boats to life and
restoring older ones is appreciated by a growing list of customers—people who understand that there is no substitute
for fine workmanship and a practiced eye.
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