Instructables: exploring - photos - boats - boat http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:11:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Transducer Mount for Your Boat's Depth Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Transducer-Mount-for-Your-Depth-Finder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/MDP9/HK6XHMG6/FNDMDP9HK6XHMG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/MDP9/HK6XHMG6/FNDMDP9HK6XHMG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/MDP9/HK6XHMG6/FNDMDP9HK6XHMG6.SMALL.jpg RangerJ This isn't a very complicated project, but it is much better than drilling holes in the transom of your boat, only to find you made a mistake and have to drill more. I've done that. For this project, you will need a piece of polyethylene at least 3 x 6" in size and at least 1/2" thick (5/8" or 3/4"...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 15:36:30 PDT
Hand-Crank Propellor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-Propellor-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UHW9/HH2VOC7E/FI4UHW9HH2VOC7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UHW9/HH2VOC7E/FI4UHW9HH2VOC7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/UHW9/HH2VOC7E/FI4UHW9HH2VOC7E.SMALL.jpg masterbuilder For my high school physics class, me and four other people had to build a boat capable of being powered by two people with paddles, then race each other in Lake Natoma. Every year that this has been done, people always build boats that use paddles or Mississippi-style paddlewheels. I wanted to do so...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 20:49:54 PDT
Boat cabin light LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-cabin-light-LED-conversion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/D2JT/HFWSTH6M/F5SD2JTHFWSTH6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/D2JT/HFWSTH6M/F5SD2JTHFWSTH6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/D2JT/HFWSTH6M/F5SD2JTHFWSTH6M.SMALL.jpg mgprewett I wanted to convert my boat's cabin lights to LED's. In the UK it's not possible to source LED connectors which fit many 12v bulb holders (seen in the second picture). My answer was to use SUGRU to hold the LED connector and also locate the necessary block connectors.
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 02:35:13 PDT
How to make a coroplast boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-coroplast-boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/HMRR/HFD1F5VG/FN1HMRRHFD1F5VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/HMRR/HFD1F5VG/FN1HMRRHFD1F5VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/HMRR/HFD1F5VG/FN1HMRRHFD1F5VG.SMALL.jpg BATbuilder What did you make? I made a coroplast boat.  What is coroplast?  Coroplast is a plastic material that you can fold just like cardboard, but it is waterproof.  The hull is made from a folded piece of coroplast with a piece of plywood for the transom (the flat part on the back of the boat).  I used P...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:44:43 PDT
America's cup hull design http://www.instructables.com/id/Americas-cup-hull-design/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XCH8/H9G17CW1/FZFXCH8H9G17CW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XCH8/H9G17CW1/FZFXCH8H9G17CW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XCH8/H9G17CW1/FZFXCH8H9G17CW1.SMALL.jpg sparten11   This picture is one of my hull concepts for the america's cup contest. I have already performed flow analysis on the layout and is very efficient.  I have added a unified flexible member for stability, as you can see in the center of the catamaran design. The combined member should add additional ...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:28:16 PST
The Small Less-Than-Half-of-a-Single-Sheet-of-Plywood Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Small-Less-Than-Half-of-a-Single-Sheet-of-Plyw/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/043H/H7430AO3/FED043HH7430AO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/043H/H7430AO3/FED043HH7430AO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/043H/H7430AO3/FED043HH7430AO3.SMALL.jpg DaMasta345 I tried to make a boat that was small enough to fit in the back of any car, for I don't have a boat trailer. It was modeled off of the boat in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V9oTSprHrs Basically, I made the boat just large enough to fit me once I sit inside of it. It displaces enough w...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:44:20 PDT
Sportspal canoe/mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Sportspal-canoemods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/3FOZ/H6S49H0W/FFR3FOZH6S49H0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/3FOZ/H6S49H0W/FFR3FOZH6S49H0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/3FOZ/H6S49H0W/FFR3FOZH6S49H0W.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This instructable is just to show our canoe and what we have done to it. First off our canoe is a12ft  Sportspal; it is quite old but still in perfect condition. All we have done to it is made new seats (the old ones were for rowing) and added an anchor. Our anchor is a 3lb folding anchor with about...
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 15:32:47 PDT
Built your own boat from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-your-own-boat-from-scratch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/9NU0/H4AGKD2W/FEW9NU0H4AGKD2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/9NU0/H4AGKD2W/FEW9NU0H4AGKD2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/9NU0/H4AGKD2W/FEW9NU0H4AGKD2W.SMALL.jpg Sander-grinder Yes, again an other instructable on how to built your own boat. I will not give any detailed plans etc. (because I did not made them). But i think that you all are capable enough to design it your self so I will concentrate on the mistakes I have made so you do not have to make them twice. First de...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:48:08 PDT
Cardboard duck tape boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-duck-tape-boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/DOQP/H2TIQB13/FZXDOQPH2TIQB13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/DOQP/H2TIQB13/FZXDOQPH2TIQB13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/DOQP/H2TIQB13/FZXDOQPH2TIQB13.SMALL.jpg severon A cardboard/ductape boat built for a competition. The plans were built using Autocad, and then a lot of duck tape and cardboard
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Wed, 30 May 2012 21:47:07 PDT
Concrete Boat! http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/R88D/H2TIBBOY/FYCR88DH2TIBBOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/R88D/H2TIBBOY/FYCR88DH2TIBBOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/R88D/H2TIBBOY/FYCR88DH2TIBBOY.SMALL.jpg thuglife305 Concrete Boat: Materials List-  Concrete Water Rubber Gloves Silicone Spray Boat shaped mold (I used a Tupperware bowl but almost anything can be used)  Bucket to mix concrete in Step 1:  First create a mold of the shaped boat you want. My mold was a medium sized plastic Tupperware bowl, but you c...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 18:34:59 PDT
AoneD Remote Controlled Sailing Yacht http://www.instructables.com/id/AoneD-Remote-Controlled-Sailing-Yacht/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/28G7/H2MYEULS/FSG28G7H2MYEULS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/28G7/H2MYEULS/FSG28G7H2MYEULS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/28G7/H2MYEULS/FSG28G7H2MYEULS.SMALL.jpg AoneD Here is my entry, "The Oracle" I love this boat. The remote controlled sailboat I built.  I grew up sailing real yachts and this became a hobby, The  whole family sails, we belong to a RC Yacht club that holds regular races once a month. This is a class I Designed and built. It is called  the AoneD ...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 11:13:49 PDT
Boarding Ladder for Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Boarding-Ladder-for-Sailboat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/AJR2/GZ0JIH9C/FXXAJR2GZ0JIH9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/AJR2/GZ0JIH9C/FXXAJR2GZ0JIH9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/AJR2/GZ0JIH9C/FXXAJR2GZ0JIH9C.SMALL.jpg adaviel I needed a sturdy, stable ladder suitable for climbing aboard a sailboat after going SCUBA diving - basically I would be coming out of the water carrying about 60 pounds of lead weights, air tank and equipment. The ladder has to extend a couple of feet into the water, not move in use or fold up, and...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 01:19:18 PST
Swivel Boat Seat For Real Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Swivel-Boat-Seat-For-Real-Cheap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/Q05A/GTCP470Z/FHHQ05AGTCP470Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/Q05A/GTCP470Z/FHHQ05AGTCP470Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/Q05A/GTCP470Z/FHHQ05AGTCP470Z.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 Well after a beautiful two week European vacation, it is back to the grind so to speak.  So here is my next submission. When I bought my cabin, there was a 12' aluminium fishing boat included.  I already had a boat, so I gave this one to my son.  It did not have boat seats, so I decided to build so...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 05:41:32 PDT
Building a boat for mij little son http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-boat-for-mij-little-son/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZCKX/GSUT1TUZ/FCLZCKXGSUT1TUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZCKX/GSUT1TUZ/FCLZCKXGSUT1TUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZCKX/GSUT1TUZ/FCLZCKXGSUT1TUZ.SMALL.jpg Erik van der Lelie I am building a boat for mij son, it's a challence for me to do so, I wanted to know if I could do it, I also prommissed mij son this, so, I have to do so, About the boat, it's electrical powered bij 6 :12 volts batteries, 35 Ah. The power is regulated bij two switches, I built mijself, becouse of t...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 06:28:55 PDT
Fishing Boat Storage Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Boat-Storage-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/7I6A/GS3BES9C/FJC7I6AGS3BES9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/7I6A/GS3BES9C/FJC7I6AGS3BES9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/7I6A/GS3BES9C/FJC7I6AGS3BES9C.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 I have a small 14' aluminium fishing boat, that, when not in the water, I store it behind my cabin at the lake.  I wanted to build something that would keep my boat secure and be at such an angle that the water, when it rained, didn't pool in my boat.  So I designed and built this boat stand.  Most ...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 04:55:24 PDT
Adjustable Depth Finder Transducer Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Depth-Finder-Transducer-Bracket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Q5U3/GRTHQ355/F11Q5U3GRTHQ355.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Q5U3/GRTHQ355/F11Q5U3GRTHQ355.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Q5U3/GRTHQ355/F11Q5U3GRTHQ355.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 I was going to make this two instructables, but decide to combine two in one.  It started when the transducer for my depth finder broke as it was attached to a piece of wood on the back of my boat.  When I pulled it out of the water, the transducer would scrape on the ground.  I needed to come up wi...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 05:48:11 PDT
Unique Boat Trailer Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-Boat-Trailer-Lights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/HJNC/GRTHXWIP/FLPHJNCGRTHXWIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/HJNC/GRTHXWIP/FLPHJNCGRTHXWIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/HJNC/GRTHXWIP/FLPHJNCGRTHXWIP.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 Ever follow a boat trailer on the highway and the lights weren't working, or they were too small and below the trailer and very hard to see? Well that could have been me.  Was never comfortable driving with my boat trailer with those small lights, so I thought I would make it very easy for drivers f...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 05:55:53 PDT
Boat Gas Tank Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Gas-Tank-Deck/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/CVYT/GRTHMBZA/F8ICVYTGRTHMBZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/CVYT/GRTHMBZA/F8ICVYTGRTHMBZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/CVYT/GRTHMBZA/F8ICVYTGRTHMBZA.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 I have a 14' aluminium fishing boat and one of my problems was the gas tank sitting on the floor of the boat. I wouldn't  sit level and would move around.  So to fix this problem, I made a tank deck to secure my gas tank.  It is a very simple project, using scrap lumber, some vinyl and a few L-brack...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 17:02:45 PDT
Air-Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/QL7M/GQ4V0V9M/FOMQL7MGQ4V0V9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/QL7M/GQ4V0V9M/FOMQL7MGQ4V0V9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/QL7M/GQ4V0V9M/FOMQL7MGQ4V0V9M.SMALL.jpg cessnao3 This is a boat that I made out of a plastic box, some motors from a remote controlled airplane, and some alligator clips. It can speed along a pool or a lake at a relatively fast speed, due to 6AA batteries. The motors are held onto the box by a metal rod, found in a hanging folder, and they are hel...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:08:15 PDT
Boat building with zero money and zero income http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-building-with-0-money-and-income/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/ELEH/GP7IGSL6/FDTELEHGP7IGSL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/ELEH/GP7IGSL6/FDTELEHGP7IGSL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/ELEH/GP7IGSL6/FDTELEHGP7IGSL6.SMALL.jpg utatuka Hi... Selam! I am building a boat with zero money and zero income. I wanted to show the children and young people how! So that is why! I would like to give here also the link of my blog if it is not forbidden! (very new...) I can't tell all things here.. My English is not enough. Thanks to google ...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 04:57:13 PDT
Toy Steam Boat made from Recyclable Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Steam-Boat-made-from-Recyclable-Material/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/LIHS/GOPINFGD/FVCLIHSGOPINFGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/LIHS/GOPINFGD/FVCLIHSGOPINFGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/LIHS/GOPINFGD/FVCLIHSGOPINFGD.SMALL.jpg pridesfolly What you need: 6 - 8oz cans 8ft of copper tubing 1- saw that can cut copper 1- large can (like an energy drink can) 1-two liter plastic bottle 1- role of duck tape 1- exacto knife 1- round stick about two inches in diameter. 1) Cut a whole in your large energy drink can. 2) Cut the bottom off your...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 20:14:59 PDT
SAILBOAT .- Trimaran Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/SAILBOAT-Trimaran-Foam/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TI45/GD0R1PRP/FJ5TI45GD0R1PRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TI45/GD0R1PRP/FJ5TI45GD0R1PRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/TI45/GD0R1PRP/FJ5TI45GD0R1PRP.SMALL.jpg ppsailor Sailboat.- Toy from trash. Trimaran foam. Video navigation:http://www.youtube.com/ppnautica#p/a/u/0/kj2WFg7aBr8
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 23:23:25 PDT
My Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZSBP/FYTCHU7J/FSEZSBPFYTCHU7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZSBP/FYTCHU7J/FSEZSBPFYTCHU7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZSBP/FYTCHU7J/FSEZSBPFYTCHU7J.SMALL.jpg wenpherd This is the boat me and my dad built will post more detailed pictures later. you can find the plans a www.clcboats.com
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 15:39:35 PDT
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