Re: Lobster boat
- Sorry, can't help with the scan, but an option might be the very
similar but slightly smaller one in Payson's "Boat Modeling the Easy
Way". The book, available from www.instantboats.com , reproduces (at
a smaller scale, but all the info. is there) what looks like a
complete set of plans, offsets etc. for the full-sized boat, 28' long
and 7400 lb displacement, compared with the one you talked of at 32'
and 8950 lb.
As it's a straight carvel-plank-on-bent-frame design, there probably
isn't a set of building instructions. Payson's book shows three pages
of plans: 1) lines and offsets plus alternative propellor arrangement
2) outboard plan, profile and view from aft 3) a profile, plan and
sections showing construction details, engine installation, rudder
The write-up in 30-odd boats suggests that these drawings might not
be available for the 32-footer. There's just a single page in the
book showing the lines, one construction section and a table of
--- In email@example.com, "Ronald A. Fossum" <artemis@p...>
> In "30 Odd Boats" Phil did a design for a lobster boat. Anybody
> a copy they can scan the info and send it to me (my library doesn't
> have a copy accessible).