Re: Boat Decision
- Jhon Gardners "Dory Book" Alpha Dory, Phill Bolgers cat boat Mouser
or a Chebacco mabey with an open cockpit
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "paulthober" <paulthober@...> wrote:
> Iain Oughtred's Caledonia yawl sounds like just what you need:
> If you see one of these in real life it is huge - plenty of room for
> your whole tribe.
> --- In email@example.com, "M. Walsh" <mikewinva@> wrote:
> > I want to build a boat over the coming fall, winter and launch in
> > late spring. Time would be an hour a day or so and several hours
> > the weekend I would like some ideas.
> > I am a fair woodworker and have built a 15' Bolger designed skiff
> > before.
> > Here are the criteria and intended use:
> > 1. A boat to sit in and not on (sit on seats not gunwales)
> > 2. Used on the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, lower Rapahannock
> > 3. Used in local resevoirs.
> > 4. Primarily sail with very small outboard if wind dies.
> > 5. Rowing only if wind dies and outboard dies.
> > 6. Will hold 2 adults and 3 boys age 16, 12 and 2 with at least
> > of freeboard.
> > 7. Trailer sailed not moored
> > 8. Sturdy but not overweight
> > 9. Does not require epoxy and glass sheething
> > 10. Open boat preferred vs. cuddy cabin
> > 11. Budget is $2-2500 in hull material using Sapele or Okoume and
> > good rot resistant lumber
> > Thanks