Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - boats - boat_guide http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:23:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 24 foot Sailing Trimaran http://www.instructables.com/id/Trimaran/
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By: TimAnderson

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Tue, 5 May 2009 17:45:02 PDT
Cozy Boat Episode 2: A New Skin http://www.instructables.com/id/CozyBoatSkin/
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Thu, 15 May 2008 13:39:57 PDT
Build Your Own PVC Johnboat for minimal cost and time. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-PVC-Johnboat-for-minimal-cost-and-t/
Build Your Own PVC Johnboat for minimal cost and time. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/MWPH/F2H0OWKH/FZUMWPHF2H0OWKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/MWPH/F2H0OWKH/FZUMWPHF2H0OWKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/MWPH/F2H0OWKH/FZUMWPHF2H0OWKH.SMALL.jpg zmatt Inspired by the PVC KAYAK, I thought I could build one up making it differently with a simple design that I have used previously in a small 1.5 foot boat which I built out of Plexiglas. I also plan on attaching a trolling motor with 34lbs or thrust to the rear of the boat. I ended up with a 55lbs th...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2007 18:51:04 PDT
One Day Ndrua http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Day-Ndrua/
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By: Leon Close

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Wed, 13 Dec 2006 02:40:15 PST
Kayak Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Stand/
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By: sleighbedguy

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Fri, 17 Nov 2006 01:45:13 PST
pvc kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/pvc-kayak/
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Sat, 23 Sep 2006 20:22:12 PDT
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 ...
By: Wade Tarzia

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Fri, 21 Jul 2006 13:53:58 PDT
Construction of Two Portuguese Style Dinghies (Small Boats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-of-Two-Portuguese-Style-Dinghies-Sma/
Construction of Two Portuguese Style Dinghies (Small Boats) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1XPQ/USMEPD7R5M1/FR71XPQUSMEPD7R5M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1XPQ/USMEPD7R5M1/FR71XPQUSMEPD7R5M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1XPQ/USMEPD7R5M1/FR71XPQUSMEPD7R5M1.SMALL.jpg rook999 This project covers the construction of two rowboats that are primarily constructed with three sheets of plywood. The design is not mine. I used a design by Hannu Vartiala, a very generous boat enthusiast who has graciously provided boat plans free of charge on his website. This project can be foun...
By: rook999

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Mon, 10 Jul 2006 18:17:39 PDT
Cozy Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cozy-Boat/
Cozy Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/TQB6/FNGEP4HCZQK/F4BTQB6FNGEP4HCZQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/TQB6/FNGEP4HCZQK/F4BTQB6FNGEP4HCZQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/TQB6/FNGEP4HCZQK/F4BTQB6FNGEP4HCZQK.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson A little boat like a floating papasan chair. Perfect to lay in and look at the sky.Exactly big enough for two people to snuggle.The supermodels in the boat are Arwen and Saul.This boat is part umiak, part currach, part coracle, part papasan chair. Here's how to make a tougher skin for it from truck ...
By: TimAnderson

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Sun, 2 Jul 2006 21:33:50 PDT