Tuckerton Garvey

Oyster Garvey "Pete's Banjo"


Clearwater Garvey

 Adam Hyler, now retired to Tuckerton Seaport Musuem

Pete's Banjo, Launched July 11, 2015, now the flagship for New Jersey Friends of Clearwater's Environmental Sail Program.

 How we Built Pete's Banjo: Picture Book with narrative of two years Planning, Construction and Launch, PDF. 65 Pages, 120 pictures/drawings of all phases. 20Meg download. Free.

The Navesink River used to be a major oyster supplier and garveys of this type were used for working the oyster beds.

While at the moment there is no active oystering, Monmouth County Friends of Clearwater operates a replica oyster garvey that is used for public sails and exhibition. In the summer the garvey public sails are the easiest way to enjoy the Navesink. The Adam Hyler is a regular visitor at the NMHA Rendezvous.

The crewbook is updated to reflect changes in Pete's Banjo.

For further information visit Monmouth County Friends of Clearwater.



Copyright © 2014 Navesink Maritime Heritage Association

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County's maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County's wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through the experiental on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for co-ed youth age 14-21.

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