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landlocked sailor
08-10-2004, 03:55 PM
Dovetail is a Rich Kolin designed sailing/rowing skiff, built from his book "Traditional Boatbuilding Made Easy". She was my first boatbuilding effort and was launched in May, 1999. Straight ahead traditional flat-bottom skiff with a spritsail rig. Rick http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid134/pe130e23cc675f7b3d04227816a544036/f77a747f.jpg http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid134/pdecc571744b5c072d2f8fa399c6d0722/f77a73ed.jpg http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid134/p36099ba775db0b985e01c83263a44115/f77a738d.jpg http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid134/p3c23baa2af39d2ee762a88a584592260/f77a74fa.jpg

DavesFlatsBoat
08-10-2004, 04:00 PM
Be very proud - more than nice work!

Dave

gary porter
08-10-2004, 05:06 PM
Very nice boat.Make that boats I really like your Launch as well.!! So whats next??
Gary.... ;)

[ 08-10-2004, 06:09 PM: Message edited by: gary porter ]

ChuckG
08-10-2004, 06:33 PM
real purty boat! Love the green :D

So, how is the sprits'l working for you? Do you like it? Would you do anything different next time?

-cg

landlocked sailor
08-10-2004, 06:58 PM
Chuck, I ended up replacing the sternsheets to a more wraparound style as you can see. I would be inclined to add a sprit-boom for better downwind performance. Rick