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    Re: Boat plans similar to "Pintail?"

    It's from "23 Boats you can build" -- Popular Mechanics 1950, so maybe too "old style" for you.
    But from pages 66 to 70, you can find plans and instruction for building the Featherweight "An...
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    Re: Boats in Netherlands Post WW2 era

    The 2 boats on the right are inland water "péniche";
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C3%A9niche_(barge)
    Common on canals and main rivers (as the Meuse) in Netherlands, Belgium and north of France.
  3. Re: Please explain "Lap" in the table of offsets below

    In simple words, lap is the vertical distance between the center of the bottom of the boat (where the keel should be if the boat have one) and the vertical reference.
    Here you can see that from...
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    Re: WBS class? Build Your Own Houseboat!

    "Lisa B Good" document is interresting and from "our time".
    I suggest you to compare with https://www.simplicityboats.com/coolwater.html. Its a similar project as well documented but from the...
  5. Re: Small, traditional working river craft of Britain?

    Interresting that irish book.
    Specialy the "rush raft" visible on one of the small pics on the back cover.
    I'm curious to know more about that "cage boat"... but my curiosity is weaker than the...
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    Re: Anyone know this model?

    For info, she's a traditional "barque plate" or "barque à fond plat" ("flat rowboat" or "flat bottomed rowboat").
    Used since ages on rivers, lakes and other waterways in western Europe.
    Today, they...
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    Re: The Ostkust Thread

    Plans can be found here, starting on page 126:
    https://archive.org/details/1957-how-to-build-20-boats-n-362/page/126/mode/1up
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    Re: 3 Rivers Race 2022

    Thanks for the info. I'm actually surfing on the net discovering your beautifull area and its boats.
    I gave now a new "place I must visit" in my vacation wish list.
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    Re: 3 Rivers Race 2022

    Nice pics. Great to have high rez view on the race after watching low rez webcam.
    The first boat (with black "H1" on yellow panel) is really interresting.
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    Re: 3 Rivers Race 2022

    "Slow motion" but fun to watch.
  11. Re: I need effective / efficient method to sort / store fastener hardware - what work

    The (unfortunately past away) father of my best friend had a nice old style workshop with a beautiful old wood carpenter's bench, display boards with all his small tools directly available and a...
  12. Re: Design of Konichi Hories 19ft ply boat?

    It seems that both Mermaid used in 1962 and its "recycled" replica Malt’s Mermaid III used in 2002 are stored in San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
    That boat have many similarities to...
  13. Re: Sneakboxes and the history of the racing dinghy

    Version with images are downloadable for "e-reader".
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    Re: Lee wants a new trimaran design...

    As your examples that canoe is too small for your need.
    But she is thinked to be used with her "trimaran kit":
    http://www.kaamosboats.com/toucanoe.htm

    On same site you'll find a bigger "family...
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    Re: One sheet canoe

    Really nice and interesting boats!
    What size of both (lenght and beam)?
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    Re: Tongue Weight

    Tongue weight have to:
    1) be less than max accepted by the car and hitch (read instructions)
    2) addapted to the trailer --> with or witout brake

    Here in Europe usual max tonge weight are:
    40kg...
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    Re: Good 6 Ft Dinghy?

    Thank-you Dave.
    Very nice little turtle.

    And happy birthday to your daughter!
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    Re: Good 6 Ft Dinghy?

    Dave you'r teasing all reader's of that discussion ;-)
    Please show us at least a draft of your creation.
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    Re: New locks for my waterproof lockers

    Nice! And beautifully done.
    Simple question: why not placing belts covering lever part of the new hooks?
    As done it's a risk that something will catch that email part...
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    Re: How to Attach Boom to Mast? Spritsail Rig

    I think that you'll find some answers on the 5th page of that subject: http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?241672-Building-a-Ross-Lillistone-First-Mate/page5
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    Re: Open stern style rowing boat

    Not a true open stern, but not far from what you are searching, the X-racer from Dave Gentry: http://gentrycustomboats.com/RacerXpage.html
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