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Re: Design for Canoe Race

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  • mkriley48
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 7, 2009
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      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, John Freeman <marzlie@...> wrote:
      >
      > I did this once several years ago with an aluminum canoe. I built outriggers
      > from electrical conduit. They included the seat, and clamped to the gunwale.
      > I build a set of spoon blade oars to go with it. It did move very easily and
      > fast! Of course its ability to track was not so great, there being no keel
      > at all.
      >
      > Good fun!
      >
      > > get a canoe hull and mount outrigger oarlocks on it, paddle when it is to
      > tight to row and row the rest of the time, a canoe hull is very slippery and
      > is an excellent shape for rowing fast.
      > http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-row-a-canoe-FAST/
      > > here is my boat, I love to row but don't have a row boat at this time, I
      > converted my 17'colman canoe for rowing, with a little work you could make
      > another rowing station for the second rower.
      > > josh.
      > --
      > John and/or Marzlie Freeman
      > Check us out at--
      > http://2oldkiters.smugmug.com/
      >
    • mkriley48
      OPPS!! put a rudder on the canoe with a foot pedal works great. just like on a kayak mike
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 7, 2009
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        OPPS!! put a rudder on the canoe with a foot pedal works great.
        just like on a kayak
        mike

        --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, John Freeman <marzlie@...> wrote:
        >
        > I did this once several years ago with an aluminum canoe. I built outriggers
        > from electrical conduit. They included the seat, and clamped to the gunwale.
        > I build a set of spoon blade oars to go with it. It did move very easily and
        > fast! Of course its ability to track was not so great, there being no keel
        > at all.
        >
        > Good fun!
        >
        > > get a canoe hull and mount outrigger oarlocks on it, paddle when it is to
        > tight to row and row the rest of the time, a canoe hull is very slippery and
        > is an excellent shape for rowing fast.
        > http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-row-a-canoe-FAST/
        > > here is my boat, I love to row but don't have a row boat at this time, I
        > converted my 17'colman canoe for rowing, with a little work you could make
        > another rowing station for the second rower.
        > > josh.
        > --
        > John and/or Marzlie Freeman
        > Check us out at--
        > http://2oldkiters.smugmug.com/
        >
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