26078Re: [Michalak] Re: Yawls Rock!
- Nov 22, 2012Traditionally constructed dories are built upright on a thick, fore and
aft bottom, with the lower side plank overlapping the bottom. Skiffs and
sharpies are built upside down with the bottom, whether cross-planked or
fore and aft planked, fastened to the bottom of the already installed
sides and overlapping them. They're really quite different boats, with
BTW, the boat that spawned the term "shory" was probably Commodore Munro's
Egret. Plans for Egret don't exist, but several interpretations have been
worked up from photos and descriptions. Here's one I saw last year.
Unfortunately, the photo doesn't really show off the great flare in the
On Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:35:14 -0800, Andres E wrote:
> A Pirogue like the Louisiana namesake is a skiff and a sharpie is also a
> skill and both originate (I think) from earlier dories which came first.
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