Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - canoe http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:53:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric Trolling Motor Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Super-Quiet-Electric-Canoe/
Electric Trolling Motor Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/ZQX6/HYLDL68C/F8EZQX6HYLDL68C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/ZQX6/HYLDL68C/F8EZQX6HYLDL68C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/ZQX6/HYLDL68C/F8EZQX6HYLDL68C.SMALL.jpg comsa42 If you are not looking for super-speed, or want a quiet way to fish, get around the lake, or extend your camping trips, an electric canoe is the way to go! This canoe modification is easy to build and will get you a top speed of 6km/h, or 10km/h if you paddle as well. You can also expect to get up t...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:31:32 PDT
Make an open kayak from recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-open-kayak-from-recycled-bottles/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:20:17 PDT
Simple canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-canoe/
Simple canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/L589/HPCE8EZI/F26L589HPCE8EZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/L589/HPCE8EZI/F26L589HPCE8EZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/L589/HPCE8EZI/F26L589HPCE8EZI.SMALL.jpg titchtheclown There have been a few canoe like objects put up on instructables but this one is really a pirogue- or flat bottom canoe. There is actually a lot of theory on boats like this one  but the basic idea is you take two planks, stick them together at the ends with a frame or two in the middle, fill in the...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:52:34 PST
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-One-and-a-half-Sheet-Plywood-Boat/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:13:07 PDT
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Low-Cost-Canoe-Rack-for-Your-Truck/
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's prime canoeing weather and our Maker Space  "The Rabbit Hole" planned a canoe trip, awesome! Problem is, I had one canoe of our own, and a truck, but no canoe rack (and didn't want to drive all the way to the river with a 15 foot canoe hanging out the back). Commercially made racks for a pickup...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:02:47 PDT
simple cheap boat handles, boarding steps, or grab handles http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-cheap-boat-handles-boarding-steps-or-grab/
simple cheap boat handles, boarding steps, or grab handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9XOX/HK1DFSJG/FH29XOXHK1DFSJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9XOX/HK1DFSJG/FH29XOXHK1DFSJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9XOX/HK1DFSJG/FH29XOXHK1DFSJG.SMALL.jpg rowerwet Over the past few years I've built seven mouseboats http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mouseboats/ . I've tried different ideas for handles to carry the boats by and tie a bow line to,  In keeping with their cheap build most have gotten a simple screen door pull handle. On one boat I put real stainless m...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 16:45:46 PDT
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Top-2-Kayak-Rack-roof-rack-cars-only-About/
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SMALL.jpg bphoenix If you have kayaks and a car with roof racks, here's a simple and economical solution to get your yaks to the water and back without having to spend big bucks on a rack from Thule' ... I have just finished an RV trip of 4,000 miles where I towed my Jeep with my two kayaks strapped to this rack and ...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:45:02 PDT
Building a Cedar Strip Canoe Slideshow http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cedar-Strip-Canoe-Slideshow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5IM8/HJGE44GV/FV15IM8HJGE44GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5IM8/HJGE44GV/FV15IM8HJGE44GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5IM8/HJGE44GV/FV15IM8HJGE44GV.SMALL.jpg jimmar57 This is the second canoe I built. It was done in a hurry to get ready for a Canadian fishing trip. I started in late February and finished in early May. For details start with and follow the links: http://Building a Cedar Strip Canoe: The Details: Lofting the Plans no flashplayer? try the youtub...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:45:00 PDT
Building A Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Cedar-Strip-Canoe/
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:44:42 PDT
Free skin on frame canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-skin-on-frame-canoe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ZTZG/HINO5VPB/F67ZTZGHINO5VPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ZTZG/HINO5VPB/F67ZTZGHINO5VPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ZTZG/HINO5VPB/F67ZTZGHINO5VPB.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a skin on frame canoe I built for free it is 9 feet long and would be a kayak if it had a deck. I built it from 4in strapping,some heavy tarp,lots of screws,and staples. Thanks for looking!! Please comment,like and vote!!
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 15:42:05 PDT
Easy canoe/kayak portage cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-canoekayak-portage-cart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/MF79/HIGFK4F2/FXJMF79HIGFK4F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/MF79/HIGFK4F2/FXJMF79HIGFK4F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/MF79/HIGFK4F2/FXJMF79HIGFK4F2.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a super cheap super easy canoe cart I made for portaging our canoe. It is made out of a large milk crate,a golf bag caddy,a pool noodle,and zipties. It was easy to make and is made out of salvaged materials. Thanks for reading! Please comment and vote. P.S I will make an instructable on how ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:11:54 PDT
How to replace the gunwales and other wood work on your canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-gunwales-and-other-wood-work-on/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:54:33 PDT
Kayak/Canoe Rack + Wood Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/KayakCanoe-Rack-Wood-Storage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/NGH2/HEBMZEAN/FHYNGH2HEBMZEAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/NGH2/HEBMZEAN/FHYNGH2HEBMZEAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/NGH2/HEBMZEAN/FHYNGH2HEBMZEAN.SMALL.jpg mjp5147 CALL BEFORE YOU DIG. This rack was designed to hold 1 canoe on the bottom of the rack, 2 kayaks above it and to store fire wood underneath the canoe (the yellow kayak was being stored for a friend and is only sitting on cinder blocks). First things first, measure all of your boats. When determining...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:20:53 PDT
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [6/21/13/update] http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-building-a-light-car-top-able-outri/
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [6/21/13/update] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia (Comment on the Photos: Short Dragon is a good boat, but it started rather heavy and gained weight as I added new features such as watertight compartments.  He has undergone many revisions, but the revision to very light kayak-replacement and car-top-carried sailing canoe is impossible.) There is ...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:48:36 PDT
How to build a boat out of cardboard and paper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-boat-out-of-cardboard-and-paper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BG90/HAQ39O7R/FMDBG90HAQ39O7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BG90/HAQ39O7R/FMDBG90HAQ39O7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BG90/HAQ39O7R/FMDBG90HAQ39O7R.SMALL.jpg EldonMartin This video shows how to make a single person boat using only cardboard, paper, glue, varnish, and paint.
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:54:46 PST
PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
Canoe Carrier/Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-CarrierDolly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/1YWA/H2CE7263/FJX1YWAH2CE7263.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/1YWA/H2CE7263/FJX1YWAH2CE7263.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/1YWA/H2CE7263/FJX1YWAH2CE7263.SMALL.jpg rogers236 This was built years ago, before I discovered Instructables, but I've been using it a lot recently and wanted to share. What better time than for the Wheels contest!? This canoe carrier was upcycled from an old, junk baby stroller. Something vaguely similar to this in that it was a three-wheeler, e...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 09:12:30 PDT
The Incredible Paper Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Paper-Canoe/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:44:31 PDT
Trolling motor made from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Trolling-motor-made-from-wood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/X1LQ/GR804I9K/F7FX1LQGR804I9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/X1LQ/GR804I9K/F7FX1LQGR804I9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/X1LQ/GR804I9K/F7FX1LQGR804I9K.SMALL.jpg IamWe The basic idea of this trolling motor is the multi functionality of the cordless drill. Is the power of a battery drill enough to drive a trolling boat on still waters? The answer is yes. I made the trolling motor from wood and some other parts in a Clear design with Clean materials and Cheap. So, t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 13:38:57 PDT
Sailing Rig for a Fiberglass Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailing-Rig-for-a-Fiberglass-Canoe/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:17:13 PDT
How To Repair A Scratched Wooden Oar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-A-Scratched-Wooden-Oar/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:47:12 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Canoe for your Kids in the Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Canoe-for-your-Kids-in-the/
How to Make a Cardboard Canoe for your Kids in the Pool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/9RN6/GQ5PW757/FJZ9RN6GQ5PW757.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/9RN6/GQ5PW757/FJZ9RN6GQ5PW757.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/9RN6/GQ5PW757/FJZ9RN6GQ5PW757.SMALL.jpg vatosupreme This instructable shows how my friend Jared, my brother, and I  built a cardboard canoe for his kids to play with in the swimming pool. Materials Used: -Packing Tape - 1 1/2" - (lots(3 rolls)) -Cardboard - 1 sheet - 40" x 84" -Utility knife (to cut the patterns out of the cardboard) ...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:51:33 PDT
Portage cart for canoes and kayaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Portage-cart-for-canoes-and-kayaks/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:08:18 PDT
5 minute IKEA Kayak/Canoe Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-IKEA-KayakCanoe-Stand/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 09:20:29 PDT
Canoe Making In The Sun http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Making-In-The-Sun/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 19:52:06 PDT
Trip Log: Return to the California Channel Islands http://www.instructables.com/id/ChannelIslands2/
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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 17:50:22 PDT
Build a Short Dragon (16 foot 3-Board Outrigger Sailing Canoe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Short-Dragon-16-foot-3-Board-Outrigger-Sa/
Build a Short Dragon (16 foot 3-Board Outrigger Sailing Canoe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia NOTE: Version 4.0 May 12, 2011 -- Added step 7 about a brief trimaran conversion for the Everglades Challenge. I talk more about sailing (and other things)  at my blog, Tristram Shandy in the 21st Century, www.tristramshandy21st.blogspot.com --wt Foreword    According to the philosophy of "one boa...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2010 23:00:04 PST
easy way to cartop a canoe or boat http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-way-to-cartop-a-canoe-or-boat/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 20:49:34 PDT
How to row a canoe for fishing or excercise, the cheap, fast row boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-row-a-canoe-FAST/
How to row a canoe for fishing or excercise, the cheap, fast row boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8PYN/GDH50P7T/FWL8PYNGDH50P7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8PYN/GDH50P7T/FWL8PYNGDH50P7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8PYN/GDH50P7T/FWL8PYNGDH50P7T.SMALL.jpg rowerwet Want to make your canoe a fast rowboat? canoes are cheap , I got mine for $150 from Craigslist.org, the double ended shape of a canoe is excellent for rowing, and you won't sacrifice the ability to paddle your canoe when you want to. If you look at early rowing shells they closely resemble canoes, s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:34:35 PDT
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-plastic-kayak-or-canoe/
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SMALL.jpg jinnan_tonnix This is an instructable describing a really easy and cheap way of effectively repairing cracks in your kayak or canoe, using nothing more than a drill, cloth tape and a hair dryer.I was given a kayak but it had six cracks in the hull and would eventually take on lots of water.I had two options: scra...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:25:50 PDT
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Rigging-a-SINK-sit-in-kayak-for-fishing/
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SMALL.jpg 247 alright, to start with, we are new to kayaks in general, although we have had a couple boats before. i don't know how we got interested in kayaks, maybe it was how i was telling my family about my canoe trips at summer gym. anyway, what's appealing about a kayak is that you need no trailer, and they...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:15:10 PDT
Skin-On-Frame Outrigger Sailing Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-On-Frame-Outrigger-Sailing-Canoe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/PQVR/FUNOWPD1/FMOPQVRFUNOWPD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/PQVR/FUNOWPD1/FMOPQVRFUNOWPD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/PQVR/FUNOWPD1/FMOPQVRFUNOWPD1.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson This is a 16 foot long outrigger sailing canoe.The shape is inspired by Marshallese sailing canoes.The internal structure of the hull is inspired by Inuit Kayaks and Umiaks.- TimAndersonA collaboration between TimAnderson and Star Skin-On-Frame Outrigger Sailing Canoe. Chapter 1: Deck, Keel and C...
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Fri, 15 May 2009 16:08:45 PDT
Electric Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Canoe/
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Sun, 10 May 2009 20:28:08 PDT
24 foot Sailing Trimaran http://www.instructables.com/id/Trimaran/
24 foot Sailing Trimaran - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RMYF/FTY4CMJK/FNCRMYFFTY4CMJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RMYF/FTY4CMJK/FNCRMYFFTY4CMJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RMYF/FTY4CMJK/FNCRMYFFTY4CMJK.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Indonesian style, built out of recycled stuff.Here we are busting out through the surf in 30mph winds at Stinson Beach California on the maiden voyage. The boat works great! There are no swimmers or surfers out because of the rough conditions. The kids are on the beach making forts out of their boog...
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Tue, 5 May 2009 17:45:02 PDT
Instant Paddle Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle/
Instant Paddle Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/4RDK/G0ZWLDBX/F4I4RDKG0ZWLDBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/4RDK/G0ZWLDBX/F4I4RDKG0ZWLDBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/4RDK/G0ZWLDBX/F4I4RDKG0ZWLDBX.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson A paddle can be laborious to make. They can cost a lot to buy.Here's a better quicker way.The old-time Hawaiians sometimes made paddles this way. I've seen paddles made this way in Nicaragua.I've done a lot of paddling with paddles like this. They work great.Not much to it. Drill two pairs of holes ...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2008 19:51:25 PST
Sailing Canoe Chapter 6: Morton's Oar http://www.instructables.com/id/SteeringOar/
Sailing Canoe Chapter 6: Morton's Oar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/UZ30/FNNKCJAT/FBWUZ30FNNKCJAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/UZ30/FNNKCJAT/FBWUZ30FNNKCJAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/UZ30/FNNKCJAT/FBWUZ30FNNKCJAT.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Steering oar for a Marshallese racing canoe. This is a copy of an oar made by Morton Jikit of Namorik Atoll. He won the Marshall Islands national sailing race in the year 2000 with it.It's 104" long and 7.25" wide at the tip.Continues from Chapter 1: Make the Deck, Keel, and Cockpits. Chapter 2: Mak...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 14:20:04 PST
Sailing Canoe Chapter 4: Carve Outrigger and Break Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/AgaveAma/
Sailing Canoe Chapter 4: Carve Outrigger and Break Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/B1X4/FNHTFMPJ/FGNB1X4FNHTFMPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/B1X4/FNHTFMPJ/FGNB1X4FNHTFMPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/B1X4/FNHTFMPJ/FGNB1X4FNHTFMPJ.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Make an outrigger float (Ama) from an Agave Stalk. Break a planer, an angle grinder, a knife, get cut but not badly. Fix a planer and a ukulele.It's time to build the ama for our outrigger canoe.My friend Roland Chen has a lot of local knowledge. He suggested using an Agave (pronounced "Ah-gah-vey")...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 14:57:07 PST
Cardboard Viking Longship and Cardboard Boat Regatta http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Viking-Longship-and-Cardboard-Boat-Regat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/8DL9/FHPW0UCU/FAV8DL9FHPW0UCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/8DL9/FHPW0UCU/FAV8DL9FHPW0UCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/8DL9/FHPW0UCU/FAV8DL9FHPW0UCU.SMALL.jpg KentsOkay A while back I built a Viking Longship for a cardboard boat race, with my local library. Here are some pics of the construction and the race. I'll get around to an ible eventually...When complete it was 3 ft wide, 16 inches deep and 17 feet long, and carried four people.I built a cardboard frame on ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2008 06:09:52 PDT
Canoe Trailer/Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Trailer/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2008 20:55:29 PDT
Dugout Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Dugout-Canoe/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 10:15:45 PDT
Canoe Sail http://www.instructables.com/id/CanoeSail/
Canoe Sail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/CA3Q/FGUX7NVO/FZCCA3QFGUX7NVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/CA3Q/FGUX7NVO/FZCCA3QFGUX7NVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/CA3Q/FGUX7NVO/FZCCA3QFGUX7NVO.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson This 5 meter spritsail rig makes a canoe go really fast.It's easy to build, easy to control, easy to put up and take down. It tolerated gusts well and can be tuned for really light winds also.I use an aluminum sign as a leeboard and steer with a paddle.If you don't have a canoe yet, try these comple...
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Fri, 30 May 2008 13:29:11 PDT
Kenya Outrigger Sailing Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Kenya-Outrigger-Sailing-Canoe/
Kenya Outrigger Sailing Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/TPTX/F45H8KZM/FI8TPTXF45H8KZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/TPTX/F45H8KZM/FI8TPTXF45H8KZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/TPTX/F45H8KZM/FI8TPTXF45H8KZM.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Here's a 12 foot long outrigger sailing canoe I built in Kenya this spring.It has folding "beds" for two, a removable roof, and a sail. It's easy to build.The only tools needed were a machete, knife, drill, chisel, spokeshave, hammer, screwdriver.Here Nathan Eagle, Eddie Elliot, and myself get the b...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2007 03:03:37 PDT
Canoe/Kayak lifting Configuration http://www.instructables.com/id/CanoeKayak-lifting-Configuration/
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Wed, 3 Jan 2007 10:43:52 PST
Make Life Better with a Sailboat-in-a-Closet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Life-Better-with-a-Sailboat-in-a-Closet/
Make Life Better with a Sailboat-in-a-Closet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C0ME/WZWEV2ZKMU2/FS6C0MEWZWEV2ZKMU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C0ME/WZWEV2ZKMU2/FS6C0MEWZWEV2ZKMU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C0ME/WZWEV2ZKMU2/FS6C0MEWZWEV2ZKMU2.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia [SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION: If you like this kind of writing style, feel free to visit my blog, Tristram Shandy in the 21st Century, www.tristramshandy21st.blogspot.com.  If you do NOT like my style, do NOT visit the blog! I want no harm to come to you!  NOTE May 2011 -- I have been a little lazy at ...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2006 13:53:58 PDT