Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:37:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Build a sail boat that is much cheaper than retail ones. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-sail-boat-that-is-much-cheaper-than-retail/
How to Build a sail boat that is much cheaper than retail ones. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KGLA/H672XEXR/F7TKGLAH672XEXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KGLA/H672XEXR/F7TKGLAH672XEXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KGLA/H672XEXR/F7TKGLAH672XEXR.SMALL.jpg 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
PKC - PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
PKC - PVC Kayak Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SMALL.jpg 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 e...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
Hull Assembly Methods (Overview) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hull-Assembly-Methods-Overview/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:44:00 PDT
Fun & easy sailboat [Protei 009.1] http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-easy-sailboat-Protei-0091/
Fun & easy sailboat [Protei 009.1] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYWG/GYKQ5G8K/F3EMYWGGYKQ5G8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYWG/GYKQ5G8K/F3EMYWGGYKQ5G8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYWG/GYKQ5G8K/F3EMYWGGYKQ5G8K.SMALL.jpg 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 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
Make Oars from Two by Fours http://www.instructables.com/id/twobyfoars/
Make Oars from Two by Fours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/LJ5D/FUNOXM5F/FBQLJ5DFUNOXM5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/LJ5D/FUNOXM5F/FBQLJ5DFUNOXM5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/LJ5D/FUNOXM5F/FBQLJ5DFUNOXM5F.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunfish-Land-Yacht/
Sunfish Land Yacht - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/WEMC/FSSIL4OW/FY8WEMCFSSIL4OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/WEMC/FSSIL4OW/FY8WEMCFSSIL4OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/WEMC/FSSIL4OW/FY8WEMCFSSIL4OW.SMALL.jpg 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. http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailmakers-Palm-how-to-make-one./
Sailmakers Palm, how to make one. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/6Z7P/FFRD9536/F5H6Z7PFFRD9536.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/6Z7P/FFRD9536/F5H6Z7PFFRD9536.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/6Z7P/FFRD9536/F5H6Z7PFFRD9536.SMALL.jpg 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