Articles in the pootle category

The Lull

Tue 28 June 2005

Amaon Book On receiving the plans and spreading them out over the entire floor (whats the size larger than A0?) I could see they described a boat, but past that I had little idea where to begin. Help was needed and it came in the form of a book that is now …


Tue 21 June 2005
  • LOA - 12' 10"
  • Beam - 4' 6"
  • Draft (cb up) - 6 1/2"
  • (cb down) - 1' 9"
  • Weight - about 130 lbs.
  • Sail Area - 65 to 79 sq. ft.
  • Construction: Glued-lapstrake plywood

The plans

Tue 21 June 2005

The boat I decided on was the Pooduck Skiff, partly due to its comedy name but mainly after seeing one at the 2004 Plymouth Classics. Having set my heart on it I then had to come to terms with the fact it is an American design but I think I'm …

The story so far...

Tue 21 June 2005

6 Months have now passed since I first decided to build my very own boat and I have finally bought my first piece of wood. A slow start, I know but there have been at least semi-valid excuses - and a lot of laziness on my part!

I set up this …

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