|Form & Function|
are lots of reasons why Joe Reed’s Mast & Mallet Boatworks build
a proper custom boat. The first is him.
By Capt. Ken Kreisler — May 2001
“I worked on a skipjack when I first came to the Bay,” Joe Reed
told me as I handed him half my sandwich. “My family was originally
from Indiana but moved to D.C. I didn’t mind the tough deck work
but I liked to cook, so I did that, too. I also had the good fortune to
mentor with a master carpenter named Clarence Stanford. He’s 80 and
still working. I’d like to think that’s going to be me.”
This article originally appeared in the May 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.