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Practical small boat designs

Author: John Atkin
Publisher: Brooklin, Me. : WoodenBoat Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"You'll find 28 practical and buildable small boats, from a 6'6" cold-molded round-bottomed pram to a 26' flat-bottomed shoal-draft sloop. You can study the plans for several flat-bottomed rowing and sailing boats, a 20' utility powerboat, and a 22' schooner. Most of the designs have been chosen for their simplicity and make excellent projects for amateur builders."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Atkin
ISBN: 9781934982051 1934982059
OCLC Number: 804824343
Description: xiii, 175 pages : illustrations, plans ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Mike O'Brien --
Preface --
Introduction: Understanding the lines of a boat --
1. Willy Winship: 14-foot flat-bottomed racing skiff --
2. Liza Jane: 19-foot V-bottomed steel knockabout --
3. Shore Liner: 24-foot flat-bottomed jibheaded sloop --
4. New Sister: 24-foot flat-bottomed gaff-headed sloop --
5. Tri Trainer: 10-foot 10-inch flat-bottomed sailing skiff --
6. Erika: 14-foot 9-inch flat-bottomed sailing skiff --
7. Martha Green: 24-foot skipjack powerboat --
8. Nina: 11-foot 4-inch flat-bottomed sailing skiff --
9. Florence Oakland: 22-foot 5-inch V-bottomed schooner --
10. Valgerda: 18-foot 7-inch Hardangersjekte --
11. Great Bear: 28-foot flat-bottomed sloop --
12. James Samuel: 20-foot flat-bottomed catboat --
13. Schatze: 7-foot 10-inch pram --
14. Ninigret: 22-foot V-bottomed bassboat. 15. Finkeldink: 9-foot pram --
16. Bruce Conklin: 15-foot 6-inch rowing (pulling) boat --
17. Cabin Boy: 7-foot 6-inch flat-bottomed skiff --
18. Elon Jessop: 16-foot 6 3/8 inch flat-bottomed outboard --
19. Tom Davin: 20-foot ¾-inch flat-bottomed skiff --
20. Amos Brown 22-foot 4¾-inch V-bottomed sloop --
21. Flipper: 10-foot ½-inch flat-bottomed sailing skiff --
22. Pollard 19: 19-foot fast powerboat --
23. Wild Onion: 18-foot V-bottomed sloop --
24. Awake: 13-foot 11-inch Swampscott rowing dory --
25. Petey Dink CM: 6-foot 6-inch round-bottomed pram --
26. Handy Andy: 8-foot round-bottomed sailing dinghy --
27. James Samuel, Jr.: 17-foot 1-inch flat-bottomed catboat --
28. Sedge: 15-foot 3-inch flat-bottomed outboard.
Responsibility: John Atkin ; [new foreword by Mike O'Brien.].

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"You'll find 28 practical and buildable small boats, from a 6'6" cold-molded round-bottomed pram to a 26' flat-bottomed shoal-draft sloop. You can study the plans for several flat-bottomed rowing and sailing boats, a 20' utility powerboat, and a 22' schooner. Most of the designs have been chosen for their simplicity and make excellent projects for amateur builders."--Page 4 of cover.

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Great Starter Reference for Small Boat Builders

by kentblair (WorldCat user published about 2 weeks ago) Excellent Permalink

If you are looking for ideas for small boats in the 6 to 26 foot range, this is a good place to start.

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