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The virtues of a flat bottomed skiff

I think this is an impressive video that includes a couple of very nice ideas. My little stitch and glue skiff designs – the 15ft 6in Julie, the 14ft Sunny and the 12ft Ella – are all ply, not ply with a … Continue reading

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Building a Connecticut-style outboard skiff

This, British chums, is how they build a flat-bottomed outboard skiff on the other side of the Atlantic. I’m sorry about the odd layout, but it seems to be how the latest version of WordPress and Jetpack seems to be … Continue reading

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Mark Napier’s Julie skiff

In South Africa, Mark Napier has built a Julie skiff adapted for a sliding seat, and loves it! Here’s what he says: ‘Hi Gavin, ‘I built a rowing boat based on your Julie skiff design. I fitted it with a sliding … Continue reading

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