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#1 beekeeper

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Posted 01 September 2010 - 10:38 PM

I wanted a boat that would paddle easier/faster than my skiff.

Length =15'-2" on top / 14' in the bottom / 25" wide bottom / 36" beam / 11" sides, flared 30 degrees / rocker = 1.5" at bow, 1" at stern

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Posted 02 September 2010 - 07:45 AM

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Sweet looking boat.....

Did you use plans from some where?

Any idea what it weighs?

Materials?

Stitch and loop?

Thanks

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Posted 02 September 2010 - 02:19 PM

Thanks Uncle Grump. I like this boat. It is stable and paddels easy.

Sorry no plans. This a link to how I did it. http://www.southernp...php?f=11&t=7810, also http://www.southernp...php?f=10&t=7811

1/4" pine BC floor, 5.2mm luan sides, clear yellow pine for ribs and gunnels

60 to 70 lbs. est. My grandsons boat weights 59lbs. It is not hard to load or drag it.

Nail and glue construction. Epoxy saturated with latex paint.


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