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Chappelle tabloid cruiser from the book Boatbuilding, photographed in Australia

  This is the 23ft 8in tabloid cruiser described in Howard Irving Chappelle’s classic book Boat Building: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction. If you’ve read Chappelle’s book, you’ll likely know this design and will have been intrigued by it … Continue reading

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Dixon Kemp’s Galway hooker

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Galway cutter from Dixon Kemp. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image Intheboatshed readers interested in the video of Galway hookers I posted the other day will be interested in this lines drawing of a 35ft hooker taken … Continue reading

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Crystal River TSCA chapter builds 14ft Chappelle skiff the traditional way

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Bill Whalen of the Crystal River Boat Builders chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association in the USA has been in touch to say the group is building the 14ft flattie skiff recorded and published by H I Chappelle … Continue reading

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