Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - diy - featured Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:10:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY styrofoam catamaran
DIY styrofoam catamaran - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joshbuilds This is a Styrofoam catamaran i built. I had been wanting to build this for a while, then in the last few days of summer i decided to build it. This only took 2 full days to build and one day to test. The catamaran costed me around 200 dollars (sail not included) and this is comparable to a store bo...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:07:57 PDT
bamboo canoe
bamboo canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> jamessebastian i always had thought of rowing a boat and going to the other side of the one day i borrowed my neighbours canoe and tried to was our first and my friend did a dozen 360s and with much effort we managed somehow to make it back to the shore safely....back where we started ......
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:43:06 PDT
DIY kayak carts (from a stroller)
DIY kayak carts (from a stroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> stargazer424 While I was looking to buy new kayak, I started to think of DIY add-ons and accessories. One thing I wanted to do was build a kayak cart for when there is a distance from the car to the water. It was mere coincidence that the day I brought home the kayak, I found a stroller by the trash while walki...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:08:30 PDT
Build a Mussel Float Boat
Build a Mussel Float Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpomeroy2 This Instructable documents how I built a small sailing boat out of a mussel float, and advice on how to build your own! This project took me about four days working on and off and in a rush, so there were many corners cut and compromises made. If you are an advanced DIY person/ boat builder you can...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 06:57:47 PDT
DIY Kayak Led Lights
DIY Kayak Led Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> hitandrepair It's very easy to do this. Item's neededHot glue gunWaterproof led strip from ebay12v 6800ah lithium battery The project cost's $40 total. The led strip The led strip has a sticky backing to it already, You can peel and place this into the bottom channel of the kayak, fits perfectly till you get...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:11:24 PDT
$100 Hardware Store Sailboat
$100 Hardware Store Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Captain Robert Best weekend project ever!Build a sailboat for $100 with easy-to-find parts! Grab your notepad and take notes, this video Instructable is information-dense! Here's the list of things to buy/find/scavenge (parentheses is where I got the item) One Inflatable twi...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:49:27 PDT
Kayak trolling motor
Kayak trolling motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> karrman1984 I was tagged on my Facebook page with a new way to look at this kayak invention; I have seen tank wheelchairs that go everywhere. Well, I would like to extend my offer to my fellow veterans who I served with a chance to be able to kayak with your families again. Big boats are excellent, but it is no...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> pzwing It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two small cars. Gathering the materials and the first steps Materials :- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)- almost any kind of wood- PVC ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
How to Build a sail boat that is much cheaper than retail ones.
How to Build a sail boat that is much cheaper than retail ones. - More DIY How To Projects]]> When in doubt, duct tape! WARNING: WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AT ALL TIMES. GLOVES, BOOTS, AND WHEN PAINTING A GAS MASK. DO NOT TRY TO SAIL THIS ON THE SEA OR IN DEEP WATER WITHOUT A LIFE VEST. This boat is made for calmer water, and rough waves may shred the boat.  DO NOT sail if you cant swim! Hi guys, I'm publishing yet a ne...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 13:13:36 PDT
PVC Kayak Cart
PVC Kayak Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> darrennie After looking around quite a bit, here is a PVC Kayak Cart I made from various different designs I found online to suit my needs. Thanks to all who helped (whether you realized it or not) . Parts List. Parts List (all ¾” PVC unless noted): Top Half: 4 – 90-degree elbow fittings. 2 – 45-degree el...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
Hull Assembly Methods (Overview)
Hull Assembly Methods (Overview) - More DIY How To Projects]]> E-boat We use different panel assembly methods for our stitch and glue and composite boats: from the simple sharpie to the basket mold for larger hulls. You can use almost any method for any boat but each system has its advantages and is better fitted to a certain type of boat. Sharpie method: Well adapte...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:44:00 PDT
Fun & easy sailboat [Protei 009.1]
Fun & easy sailboat [Protei 009.1] - More DIY How To Projects]]> frits297 We are two students from the Technical University of Eindhoven and we are currently working on Protei, an open-source initiative to develop sailing drones to clean the oceans.  We designed and built a sailboat that could be easily adapted to different designs, we also took into account to built it ...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 02:27:59 PST
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Make Oars from Two by Fours
Make Oars from Two by Fours - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson Oars are expensive. Scrap lumber is free. Here's a quick way to make oars out of two by fours and other scrap lumber. It's a lot quicker to do it than to read about it.  More paddle and oar making projects:Here's the quickest way I know to make a paddle.How to make an Eskimo style kayak paddle from ...
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Wed, 20 May 2009 16:44:42 PDT
Sunfish Land Yacht
Sunfish Land Yacht - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson Here's a quick way to turn your Sunfish or any dinghy into a speedy landyacht. Sail to the boat ramp! A great thing about the sunfish rig is that the sail can swivel all the way around. That makes it safer than a landyacht with a stayed mast (held up by guy wires). If one of those landyachts is po...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 17:48:36 PDT
Sailmakers Palm, how to make one.
Sailmakers Palm, how to make one. - More DIY How To Projects]]> notjustsomeone In building a sailboat, you'll want a sail. I like to make stuff myself so I figured I'd make my own. One of the most helpful tools to do so is called a Sailmakers, or sailors, palm. It's really just a bit of leather and steel to help working the needle through all the layers sails need. This instru...
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Thu, 8 May 2008 21:19:27 PDT