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Darien Businesswoman Applauds 40 Years Of WoodenBoat Magazine

Pat Atkin of Atkin & Co. sits in front of the world map marked with locations that have received wooden boat plans from her 108 -year-old Darien business.
Pat Atkin of Atkin & Co. sits in front of the world map marked with locations that have received wooden boat plans from her 108 -year-old Darien business. Photo Credit: Diane Farrell
Cover of the first issue of WoodenBoat Magazine, published in 1974. It featured a “Modified Friendship Sloop” designed in 1951 by John Atkin.
Cover of the first issue of WoodenBoat Magazine, published in 1974. It featured a “Modified Friendship Sloop” designed in 1951 by John Atkin. Photo Credit: Diane Farrell
Among the first few pages of the first issue of WoodenBoat Magazine, published in 1974. It featured a “Modified Friendship Sloop” designed in 1951 by John Atkin.
Among the first few pages of the first issue of WoodenBoat Magazine, published in 1974. It featured a “Modified Friendship Sloop” designed in 1951 by John Atkin. Photo Credit: Diane Farrell

DARIEN, Conn. – A Darien resident celebrated the 40th anniversary of WoodenBoat Magazine, a publication that featured her business in its first issue in 1974.

Pat Atkin is the owner of Atkin and Co., a wooden boat design business started by her father-in-law, Bill Atkin, in 1906. Today, it offers more than 300 practical wooden boat designs, including Atkin double-enders, traditional offshore and coastal cruising yachts and houseboats to customers around the world.

Atkin and Co. held a booth at the 2014 WoodenBoat Show presented by WoodenBoat Magazine, which took place from June 27 through June 29 at the Mystic Seaport in Mystic.

The show included boat displays, family boat building, demonstrations and more.

For more information about Atkin and Co., click here .

To learn more about the 2015 WoodenBoat Show, click here .

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