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Boats

Watkins Yachts and Marine was an American boat builder, based in Clearwater, Florida. The company specialized in the design and manufacture of fiberglass sailboats.

The Watkins 32 is an American sailboat that was designed by William H. Tripp Jr as a cruiser and first built in 1982.

The Watkins 33, also marketed as the Seawolf 33, is an American sailboat that was designed by William H. Tripp Jr and Watkins Yachts as a cruiser and first built in 1984.

Places

In the United States:

Watkins, Colorado Census-designated place in Colorado, United States

Watkins is a census-designated place (CDP) in Arapahoe and Adams counties, Colorado, United States, adjacent to the city of Aurora. It was formerly an incorporated town. The post office serving Watkins, which actually lies within the Aurora city limits, has the ZIP Code 80137. As of the 2010 census Watkins had a population of 653.

Watkins, Iowa Census-designated place in Iowa, United States

Watkins is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southeastern Benton County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 118. It lies along local roads south of the city of Vinton, the county seat of Benton County. Its elevation is 830 feet (250 m) above sea level. Although Watkins is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 52354, which opened on 15 December 1873.

Watkins, Minnesota City in Minnesota, United States

Watkins is a city in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 962 at the 2010 census.

Organisations

Watkins Incorporated United States historic place

Watkins Incorporated is a manufacturer of health remedies, baking products, and other household items. The entire catalog includes 400 products. It is based in Winona, Minnesota, United States, which utilizes an omni-channel marketing strategy which includes a national retail sales force which focuses on selling to the retail channel as well as an independent sales force of 25,000 people to distribute its products. This independent sales force sells the products using various methods, including the Internet, person to person, trade shows, party planning, and fund-raising. In order to increase overall awareness for the brand, the company began offering products in national retail outlets such as Walmart, Target, Walgreens, Kroger and other mass, drug and grocery retail stores in 2005.

Watkins Electric Music

Watkins Electric Music (WEM) is a British company known for manufacturing musical instruments, guitar, bass and PA amplification and the CopiCat tape echo machine. The company was founded in 1949, initially as a record shop in Tooting Market, London, by Charlie Watkins and his brother Reg Watkins. Two years later the brothers moved to a small shop in Balham, London and began selling guitars and accordions.

Watkins Books

Watkins Books is London's oldest esoteric bookshop specializing in esotericism, mysticism, occultism, oriental religion and contemporary spirituality. The book store was established by John M. Watkins, a friend of Madame Blavatsky, in 1897 at 26 Charing Cross. John Watkins had already been selling books via a catalogue which he began publishing in March 1893. The first biography of Aleister Crowley recounts a story of Crowley making all of the books in Watkins magically disappear and reappear.

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Watkins v. United States, 354 U.S. 178 (1957), is a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that held that the power of the United States Congress is not unlimited in conducting investigations and that nothing in the United States Constitution gives it the authority to expose the private affairs of individuals.

Watkins's Biographical Dictionary, also called The Universal Biographical Dictionary, was originally published in 1800, with a second edition in 1825, as An Historical Account of the lives, characters and works of the most eminent persons in every age and nation, from the earliest times to the present. It was compiled by John Watkins, LL.D., and published by Longman, Rees Orme, Brown and Green.

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Melges Performance Sailboats

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Melges 32

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The Ranger 32 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gary Mull as an International Offshore Rule 3/4-ton racer and first built in 1973. The design is out of production.

Hunter 32 Vision

The Hunter 32 Vision is an American sailboat, that was built by Hunter Marine in the United States between 1988 and 1994. The design is out of production.

Viper 640 Sailboat class

The Viper 640 is an American trailerable sailboat, that was designed by Brian Bennett for racing and first built in 1996.

Endeavour 33 Sailboat class

The Endeavour 33 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Bruce Kelley and first built in 1983.

Hunter 26.5 Sailboat class

The Hunter 26.5 is an American sailboat that was designed by the Hunter Design Team and first built in 1985.

The Hunter 27 Edge is an American trailerable sailboat that was designed in 2006 by the Hunter Design Team as a hybrid motorsailer and first built in 2008.

The Hunter 19-1 is an American trailerable sailboat that was designed as a day sailer and small cruising sailboat by the Hunter Design Team and first built in 1981.

The Hunter 19-2 is an American trailerable sailboat that was designed as a day sailer and small cruising sailboat by the Hunter Design Team and first built in 1993.

The Marlow-Hunter 22 is an American trailerable sailboat that was designed by Glenn Henderson as daysailer racer and first built in 2010. It is a development of the 2003 Hunter 216, but with the hull built of fiberglass, instead of thermo-plastic

The Hunter 33 is an American sailboat that was designed by John Cherubini and first built in 1977.

The Hunter 33.5 is an American sailboat that was designed for cruising and first built in 1987.

The Moorings 335 is an American sailboat that was designed for Moorings Yacht Charter and first built in 1988.