34[AtkinBoats] Re: Sailing Skiffs
- Jan 25, 2004
>Craig, is it the sailing skiff that is sloop rigged with 130sqft ofNo ... from my intro to the piece:
>canvas? Oh, man! Be still my thudding heart!
The skiff is Chapelle's own design, based on a craft he measured at Coan,
Virginia. You can order large-scale plans from the Smithsonian -- #
HIC-105. The skiff's dimensions are: 14' by 5' with draft: 1' (cb down
2'6"). Sail area is 78 sq. ft.
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The Proa FAQ <http://boat-links.com/proafaq.html>
The Cheap Pages <http://www.friend.ly.net/~dadadata/>
Sailing Canoes, Polytarp Sails, Bamboo, Chinese Junks,
American Proas, the Bolger Boat Honor Roll,
Plywood Boats, Bamboo Rafts, &c.
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