Welcome to bartender boats! the bartender, a boat first used for u.s. coast guard service in the pacific nw over 40 years ago, is a practical, safe, and economical rough water boat which has been recognized worldwide for use recreationally and in a variety of demanding industries including the alaska oil industry and australian surf patrol.. The woodenboat forum is sponsored by woodenboat publications, publisher of woodenboat magazine. the forum is a free service, and much like the "free" content on public radio, we hope you will support woodenboat by subscribing to this fabulous magazine.. Af3 plans come with two sailplans: the original sharpie spritsail (as seen in the photo below) and a balanced lugsail option. af3, cuddy sharpie, 16′ x 5′, 250 pounds empty.