Frank says, I’ll bite! I would like to see a discussion on the appropriate form and amount and distribution of flotation or buoyancy for small recreational boats – dinghies and such. Some designers show none (!) Internet forum discussions seem … Continue reading Flotation, How much and what kind?
One way to get a jump start on building a boat might be to adopt someone else’s ongoing project.
I recently received this plea:
My father was a sailor, a pretty good boat-builder, and generally loved messing about in boats. At some point he read in Wooden Boat about the Harrier, acquired the plans for it and started to build the boat in his basement. Unfortunately, he passed away in March at the age of 95, with a far-from complete Harrier partially planked in the lower level of his house in Western New York.