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    Default Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    I understand it was built built by the Rockland Apprenticeshop, I've emailed them to ask if they can identify the design but until then..... does anyone know ?

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    I think it might be a Murray Peterson design.
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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Oh, wait, built by the Apprenticeship? It might by a Peterson.

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Here are some shots of the Peterson double ender the Aprenticeshop built:


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    So to my eye either the Aprenticeshop built a Nielsen, too, or the boat in the OP wasn’t built by the Aprenticeshop.

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    I remember sailing in concert one day with a little lapstrake sloop very much like that. Designed by Murray Peterson, built by Malcomb Brewer? The boat was kept and maintained at Joel White's yard. (It had an engine under a little bridge deck).

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    That particular boat was inspired by Aage Nielsen's small sloops (Primrose, specifically) but was designed by Kevin Carney, the instructor at the Apprenticeshop and as you say, built by them (on spec). I'm surprised he hasn't answered you.
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    Ah! Kevan Carney has quite an eye. He nailed it with this one.

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Super peachy!

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Glad Dave had the tale on this one, I thought it was a lapstrake version of Murray Petersen’s “Old Gaffer” design, I vaguely remember a Sail magazine article about a millennia ago

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Looks tough to plank... pretty though.

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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    They're all awfully close but Aage's design seems to have the flattest sheer and more rake to the rudder post.
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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Thanks for the responses ! Much appreciated .

    Does anyone know if plans are available? I'm interested in another project and the little yawl I've commissioned from Antonio Dias may be a bigger project then I need.
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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    Quote Originally Posted by rbgarr View Post
    That particular boat was inspired by Aage Nielsen's small sloops (Primrose, specifically) but was designed by Kevin Carney, the instructor at the Apprenticeshop and as you say, built by them (on spec). I'm surprised he hasn't answered you.
    He has now, I've asked if plans are available.
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    Default Re: Another request.... can anyone identify this design ?

    really pretty looking boats.

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