Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - diy Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:33:53 PST BLOX v1.01 Replacement tiller extension
Replacement tiller extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> toasthall Recently I was given a small secondhand sailing dinghy. It was pretty much complete but was missing the tiller extension which allows you to steer the boat while sitting up the front.Now boats being boats everything about them seems to be more expensive than they need to, so of course to replace the...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:32:59 PST
The Pop Bottle Boat (Fail)
The Pop Bottle Boat (Fail) - More DIY How To Projects]]> nanikgeorge Hello world of Instructables! In my experience making I have failed many times! Some are more glorious than others, but most of the time, I learn from it. Here is the story about how I created my very own self-sinking, recycled stand up paddle board. Click next to find out more! The Idea Once upo...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 06:33:25 PST
Windsurf Tear - DIY Emergency Sail Repair
Windsurf Tear - DIY Emergency Sail Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sailor82 In this post you can learn how to repair a tear in a windsurf sail on the spot.Follow a couple of easy steps and you will be ready to go in 20min!Vicenç
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 13:39:48 PDT
Spinnaker Peel Off - DIY Emergency Sail Repair
Spinnaker Peel Off - DIY Emergency Sail Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sailor82 What if you could repair your ripped sail any time and anywhere? You can now get my step-by-step sail repair manual to do so using our new generation adhesive by clicking in the following link: DrSails - sail repair manualIn addition to our sail repair manual, we are recording step-by-step tutorials...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:56:17 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
PVC pipe + tarp kayak
PVC pipe + tarp kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> infinityscar In the field of outdoor activities, kayaking has taken ahold of society due to its ease of introduction, physical accessibility, and versatility. In particular, the act of kayaking is accessible to all types of people, potentially even those who are wheelchair-bound, as seen in the article by Carst...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:20:47 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 wheel chairs that go every where. 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 nice, but it is not th...
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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
Converting Aluminum boat to Bass boat
Converting Aluminum boat to Bass boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> cliffyd I recently purchased a 14' aluminum Springcraft with EZ loader trailer from a local classified site for $500.00. I was happy with the overall solid shape of the both of them but did need some major reconstructive surgery to the boat.         I apologize for the lack of pictures taken during the cons...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:33:44 PDT
Kayak/Canoe Rack + Wood Storage
Kayak/Canoe Rack + Wood Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
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
Trolling motor made from wood
Trolling motor made from wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
- More DIY How To Projects]]> tilmen Now we need another plastic part.Then drill a small hole to the plastic part.We also need a small screw.We will put the screw to the hole in this plastic part later so be sure that it fits easily. Glue the small plastic part next to the other. Cut a piece of paper Ben...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 08:58:23 PDT
Unsinkable Toy Ship
Unsinkable Toy Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> tilmen This is a toy ship made from a plastic sheet (out of an old  file).If you build it carefully, It doesn't sink for a long long time.
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Wed, 6 Jul 2011 00:09:29 PDT
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