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 …
Articles in the pootle category
- 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 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 …
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 …