• October Letters
  • Strike 18
    The 18ft Strike is a trimaran design that uses a 16ft beach cat as the outriggers/amas and rig. You'll find the plans here.

    Mark Steele’s Model Yacht Column
    Mark Steele on a wonderful world of small boats.

  • October Splash

  • What, Another One Sheeter? Work in Progress
    While waiting for epoxy to cure on the Bufflehead, I've given into temptation and modeled up a one sheet design that has been in my head for quite some time.

    Riptide 457
    "No hassles" doesn't mean "no frills" when it comes to the RipTide 457, this boat packs a lot of amenities for fishing, cruising and watersports enthusiasts and is a small boat designed on big ideas.

    Sail Oklahoma
    What happens when you make a lot of friends sailing and building boats and you live on a large lake? The Lake Eufaula Messabout Oct. 8-9-10-11 2010.

    Guest Column - History: A Foundling
    We have all had adventures as kids and found things, but Todd found a boat. The tricky bit was keeping it.

  • October Reports

  • Making Seats into Beds
    When I made the decision to add seats/flotation tanks to my Laguna I knew I would need floor boards that would lift up and create sleeping platforms.

    I am Zinea, Pterodactylus
    I launched my Storer designed Goat Island Skiff into a navigable body of water last month under rainy skies and light winds. She is called, "I am Zinea, Pterodactylus." Take a look...

  • October Treasure Chest

  • Arwen
    Have you ever embarked on a journey, which at the time, seemed a good idea.....but later proved to be somewhat ‘over-ambitious’?

    Annie and the King's Gold
    Writing a pirate story along the lines of Treasure Island was always on my Paul's bucket list. Here it is in full and it's great for girls.

  • October Webwatch

  • The Keuka Whaler - Part Four
    This time Craig takes us through planking the whaleboat and spiling.

    Installing Sea Dog Hatchplates
    Ole Helgerson tells us what worked for him when it came to installing hatchplates.

    Building Kayleigh - Part Three
    As I got out of the car this little boy (6 or 7 years old) came running up to the boat all excited - "Wow, I really like your boat. That's a real boat!"

    Gardner Small Craft Seminar - Mystic Seaport
    The weekend, June 5-6, was the annual John Gardner Small Craft Seminar Weekend at Mystic Seaport. Here are some pics.

    Launching Imresboat
    'Over a year ago my son asked if I would help him build a kayak. I said, "Yes!" of course...'

    Loire River Raid, 2011
    'I am proposing to host a messabout on the Loire River in France over about two weeks in mid-September of 2011'.

    Measuring & Drawing Hulls - Part 2
    Last month we measured an instant boat hull and drew. Now we’re going to use common spreadsheet software to help detect and correct our errors.

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