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xx   BOAT

How to buy your first sailboat. A look at board boats, sailing dinghies and catamarans.
APARTMENT LIFE Sep 1978 (v.10#9) pg. 42

Kids for sail. A buyer's guide to 12 monohull performance boats to challenge and delight teen sailors.
BOAT JOURNAL #73 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 36

Design study for a modern sandbagger with hinged hatches that open to form slatted deck seats and short outriggers. Overall dimensions: 15'6"x7'0" with 229 sq.ft. of sail area.
BOAT JOURNAL #73 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 50

Design ideas for a sensible motorsailer with a simple rig and small engine. This comfortable cruiser for two is 22-ft x 7'9", displaces 5,500 pounds and has a 16-hp auxiliary inboard engine.
BOAT JOURNAL #74 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 39

A 3-in-1 sailboat that holds four which can be sailed, rowed, or powered by a motor. Hull, made of plywood, is 5-ft. wide, 12-ft. long and weighs about 140 lbs. Mast is aluminum pipe and lateen rig sail is polyethylene. Plan must be ordered.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1978 (v.91#5) pg. 20

How to build the Family Handyman Pram. The 14-ft. hull is built from red cedar strips. The pram may be rowed or sailed using an 80 sq.ft. sail. Takes 200 hours to build. Est. cost: $300.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #217 Mar 1981 (v.31#3) pg. 78

How a sailboat kit can put you afloat. Describes the building of the Seabreeze 16, a compact cruiser/racer that sleeps 4 people. Est. cost: $3000.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #227 Mar 1982 (v.32#3) pg. 101

Cartopper sailing skiff. A 11.5-ft. sailing and rowing skiff built mostly from exterior fir plywood and covered with fiberglass boat cloth. Build in 60 to 80 hours. Est. cost: $1,100. Part 1. Cutting the plywood pieces.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #345 Feb 1994 (v.44#2) pg. 76

Cartopper sailing skiff. Part 2. Assembling the hull.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #346 Mar 1994 (v.44#3) pg. 68

Cartopper sailing skiff. Part 3. Building the centerboard, rudder and mast. Covering the boat with fiberglass.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #347 Apr 1994 (v.44#4) pg. 76

Glen-L, a fast easily handled cat boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #428 Jan 1964 (v.60) pg. 108

A 14 ft. boat that can be built in 50 hours for less than $125 including sails.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #430 Mar 1964 (v.60) pg. 92

A 7 ft. 9" sailing pram for $30.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #447 Aug 1965 (v.61) pg. 112

Station wagon skiff. Family-size, 16-ft. skiff weighs 120 lbs. and has three seats. May be paddled, motor driven (3 to 10 hp), or sailed using a sailing rig with leeboards. Constructed of plywood, styrofoam and fiberglass. Est. cost: $80.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #466 Mar 1967 (v.63) pg. 106

Build Tinkerbell II, a replica of the 13-1/2-ft. center-board sailboat which Robert Manry sailed alone across the Atlantic Ocean. Double-chine, plywood construction suitable for the home builder. Can sleep two average-size people and carry a lot of gear. Features a folding mast and easy trailering.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #471 Aug 1967 (v.63) pg. 112

Mini Moto, a 21-ft. sailboat with four berths, a toilet, gallery, and a motor well for an outboard engine. Powered speed is 10 to 12 mph. Est. cost: $1,500. Plans available.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #478 Mar 1968 (v.64) pg. 88

An 11-ft. dory which can be rowed, sculled, or sailed.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #479 Apr 1968 (v.64) pg. 90

Build an unsinkable uniboat, a stable sailboat made from Rigicell foam.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #502 Mar 1970 (v.66) pg. 81

How to convert a punt or canoe to a bed sheet sailboat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #502 Mar 1970 (v.66) pg. 122

Build a cartop trimaran. Carries four adults and has plenty of storage space under the foredeck.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #514 Mar 1971 (v.67) pg. 72

Tahiti Two. Plans available for the successor to the world's most famous homebuilt ocean-going ketch. Several drawings and pictures illustrate the basic construction of the 33-ft. vessel. Plans cost: $10.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #526 Mar 1972 (v.68) pg. 68
Added Info MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #529 Jun 1972 (v.68) pg. 52

Build a Pelican-class sailboat. A 12-ft. dinghy design with centerboard. Has 33 sq.ft. Genoa jib and 72 sq.ft. mainsail. Est. cost: $500.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #534 Nov 1972 (v.68) pg. 116

Plans for building the MI Seafish, a sailboat that uses a standard Sunfish sail and rig. Construction is from pine and exterior plywood. Kick-up leeboards allow sailing in shallow water. Large scale plans available for $5.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #537 Feb 1973 (v.69) pg. 86

Build the M.I. Hobby Kat with twin hulls and a canvas trampoline. Mast, boom, sail and rigging are purchased. Large-scale plans are available for $5. Est. cost: $650.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #547 Dec 1973 (v.69) pg. 44

"Butterfly" boat which can be sailed as a cat-rigged catamaran or converted into two one-man dinghies. With the two hulls bolted together, stern-to-stern, it also becomes a two-man canoe. Unsinkable, with simple construction.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #550 Mar 1974 (v.70) pg. 55

Build the "Thrifty Cat", a catamaran-design sailboat. Hulls consist of fiberglass over styrofoam and weigh 65 lbs. each. Platform and other items are mostly wood, either plywood or standard 2x4s. Should hit 15 knots in a good wind. Est. cost: $300.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #555 Aug 1974 (v.70) pg. 55

Aquasail. The perfect boat for learning to build boats and learning to sail. Length of 11.5-ft. and beam of 5-ft. Weighs 275 pounds. Construction is marine plywood over wooden framework. Est. cost: $450.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #561 Feb 1975 (v.71) pg. 56

The Aquasloop, a fiberglass sailboat you can build. This 15.5-ft. open cockpit sailboat has a shallow V-bottom and carries both jib and mainsail. Diagrams, scaled drawings and instructions included with article. Full-size plans available for $5. Est. cost: $900.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #585 Feb 1977 (v.73) pg. 109

A new Tahiti built of steel. A review of the changes in design of the Tahiti ketch over the last 40 years. Includes a new design for a homebuilt vessel of steel. New version is named the Tahitiana. Blueprints available for $35.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #592 Sep 1977 (v.73) pg. 48

Setting sail for Tahiti. A series of photos of the Baumgartners and their "Tahiti Two" as they set off on a sail around the world. This boat was built from MI plans.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #595 Dec 1977 (v.73) pg. 104

How to convert a 7-ft to 9-ft rowboat into a sailboat. How to make a daggerboard and trunk; rudder; mast and boom; rigging, sails and fittings.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #597 Feb 1978 (v.74) pg. 107

A fiberglass boat you can build. Sweetheart, a 10-ft. sailing dinghy, weighs 150 lbs, features a centerboard, foam flotation under the seats, and a 600 lb. load capacity. Fiberglass is applied to a wire mesh frame over wooden stringers. Est. cost: $200.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #601 Jun 1978 (v.74) pg. 76

Build MI's Basement Boat, a 10-ft pram that can be rowed, sailed or powered by a small outboard. Est. cost: $135.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #609 Feb 1979 (v.75) pg. 86

How to make a sprit-ribbed sail, leeboard and rudder to convert almost any small boat to a sailboat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #609 Feb 1979 (v.75) pg. 92

Twenty-foot sailing dory. Est. cost: $300. Part 1. Basic steps in construction of this simple plywood-covered boat is illustrated with drawings.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #37 Jan 1976 pg. 68

How to build a sailing raft for small children. Est. cost: $10.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 54

How to make an an add-on spritsail that will convert almost any rowed boat into a sailboat. The mast, boom and rudder are a single unit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #96 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 44

A 12-ft. catamaran sailboat of plywood construction. Part 1.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.122#3) pg. 146

A 12-ft. catamaran sailboat of plywood construction. Part 2.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1964 (v.122#4) pg. 160

"Teacup", a basic sailboat. Pram design, 9-1/2 ft. long, a 5-ft. beam and plywood construction. Uses almost any 50 sq.ft. dinghy-class sail.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1966 (v.125#1) pg. 146

Build the Glen L 10 sailboat, a cat-rigged daggerboard sailboat that weighs less than 90 lbs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1971 (v.135#2) pg. 142

How multihulled boats can sail faster than the wind which pushes them.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 158

Surf Sailer you can build from plans. A sailboat, paddleboard and surfboard all in one. Est. cost: $150. Plans cost: $10.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 71

Three-way boat for less than $50. Sail it, paddle it, or power it.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1965 (v.186#4) pg. 126

A 9-ft. dinghy made of Vinylcel (polyvinyl chloride foam) covered with fiberglass. Weighs only 46 lbs. May be rowed, powered (up to 3 hp outboard) or sailed.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1967 (v.191#2) pg. 142

Add-ons turn a canoe into a sailboat. A deck unit provides mounting for leeboards and mast and rudder-tiller assembly.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1970 (v.197#2) pg. 81

Advice on selecting your first sailboat.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1971 (v.198#2) pg. 90

Pumkin Seed Sailboat. Part 1. A 13-foot scow-capped Marconi-rigged, 106 sq.ft. sail area with bilge boards rather than center board. Built of flexible wood strips around the frames. Carries one or two people when racing. Est. cost: $500.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1972 (v.200#5) pg. 154

Pumkin Seed Sailboat. Part 2. Add the deck and fittings, make and install mast and boom, and prepare for first sail.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1972 (v.200#6) pg. 106
Correction POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1972 (v.201#1) pg. 9

How to build a wood-strip trail boat. It splits in half across the middle for portage. Can be be rowed, paddled, powered or sailed. Boat is 16 ft. long and weighs 89 lbs. Beam is 40". Both halves can float alone.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1973 (v.202#2) pg. 112
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1973 (v.202#3) pg. 148

12-foot boat is built mostly of plywood and features watertight compartments filled with flotation material. Hull weighs 125 pounds but will support up to 900 pounds. Est. cost: $200. Plans must be purchased for $5.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1978 (v.212#2) pg. 102

Mini-cat. Twin-hull sailboat disassembles for cartop carrying. Hits speeds of 15 knots. Built of plywood and stock lumber. Estimated cost: $350. Plans must be ordered for $7.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1980 (v.216#2) pg. 132

Weekender sloop. 16-ft. sailing craft has a cozy sleeping cabin big enough for two. Built mostly of plywood and other standard lumber stock using only common tools. Has 120 sq.ft. of sail. Plans must be ordered. Est. cost: $800.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1981 (v.218#3) pg. 102

Three-way day tripper boat can be rowed, sailed, or powered. This 12-ft. boat is built from standard lumber (mostly plywood) and carries 5 people. Est. cost: $400. Plans must be ordered.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1982 (v.220#2) pg. 108

Pocket cruiser uses 140 sq.ft. of polyethylene sail. With sails and mast removed, the craft evokes a classic motor launch. This 15-ft. mini motor sailer is built from standard lumber and plywood. Est. cost: $800. Plans required.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1983 (v.222#2) pg. 88

Cocky catamaran. A home-built competitor for "Hobie cats". Built from standard lumberyard materials. Advanced-design with high-aspect-ratio hulls, anti-dive planes, clubfoot jib, and a pivoting wing mast with adjustable airfoil. Basic construction shown, but plans must be ordered. Est. cost: $600.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1984 (v.224#2) pg. 100

Plywood boat you can sail, scull, troll and row. This 14-ft. cartop boat features 3 cockpits, transom for motor or rudder, and double-deck track for snapping on oarlocks and cockpit covers. Uses standard hardware-store fittings. Est. cost: $450. Plans may be ordered for $10.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1986 (v.228#2) pg. 84

Winged dinghy. 12-ft. sailboat with true sloop rigging (mainsail and jib). Est. cost: $275. Plans cost: $10.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1988 (v.232#3) pg. 78

A 4-ft. long, flat bottom, bow and stern children's boat with 5-ft. mast.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.35#2) pg. 107

Graefin-10, a 10-ft, 85 lb. sailing pram.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS May 1964 (v.35#5) pg. 74

Blue Moon: A 16-ft. cruising sailer which sleeps two on 6'4" berths. Has room for chemical toilet and small stove. Built from commonly available plywood, lumber and hardware. Estimated cost: $1000. Full-size plans available.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Winter 1980 pg. 88

A description of J.G. Hagedoorn's efforts to contrive the ultimate sailing machine, a yacht that requires no hull. Two results are described. (1) A proa fitted with a hapa (an outrigger curved keel) and (2) a man suspended from a Para-Foil with a hapa tethered to the harness (equivalent to hang-gliding over water).
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Mar 1975 (v.232#3) pg. 118

BIRDWATCHER, a very light and shallow boat combining cabin and cockpit into one large space, with oar instead of motor auxiliary, and capable of being sailed in an unstrenuous fashion. Similar to the "Dovekie" design.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #46 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 53

Rebuilding a 13.5-ft. Sunfish sailboat to make the interior space available for storage.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #46 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 56

Build an under-thwart storage box.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #47 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 96

Plywood Canoe Yawl, an eye-pleasing, easily-built cruising design reminiscent of classic 19th-century small craft.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #48 Apr-May 1986 pg. 25

Customizing a 13-ft. Boston Whitehall rowing boat. Includes the addition of a sailing rig.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #49 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 30

Sail power. Picking the right outboard auxiliary for a sailboat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #49 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 42

SEA BIRD '86, an update of Thomas Fleming Day's "Sea Bird". A practical, easy-to-build cruising sailboat from the turn of the century.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #50 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 21

A "proper" yacht. Upgrading a Sovereign 17B pocket cruiser to have more "creature comforts", utility, and improved appearance.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #50 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 24

Building Bobcat. How to build Bolger's tack-and-tape adaptation of the "Beetle Cat", a 12-foot catboat which has the feel of a much bigger craft. Part 1.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #50 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 29
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 8

Building Bobcat. Part 2.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #51 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 49

Build a simple and functional leeboard system for sailing a rowing dinghy.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #51 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 70

20-ft. steel lifeboat is converted into a "camp-aboard" ketch. Some tips.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #52 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 18
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 7

Building a sailing garvey with a 12-ft. length and 4.5-ft. beam. Weighs 153 pounds and has 90 sq.ft. of sail area. Construction tips included. Plans must be ordered.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #53 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 40

Converting a basic fiberglass sailboat into a cruiser complete with covers, galley, and many other appointments. Some tips.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 26

Dart dinghy. Design for a small, shallow-draft cruising boat which features a large swinging fin rudder and a small centerboard close to the stem.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 30

Tip on fabricating an inboard motor well for a small outboard motor. This makes it easier to operate than if it were installed on the transom of a sailboat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 91

Building a deck-top sailing dinghy. 7-ft. flat-bottomed dinghy is built from 3 sheets of plywood and covered with fiberglass cloth. Est. cost: $200.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #55 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 52

Plywood 12.5. Design for a tiny sloop which comes close to duplicating a Herreshoff.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #56 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 22

Creating a cruising Klepper. Tips on converting the Klepper Aerius II folding boat (kayak) into a seaworthy sailing craft that is easily transportable to any cruising grounds.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #57 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 16

His and her schooners. Design ideas for a 20-ft. schooner with a 4-ft. beam.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #57 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 18

Build a centerboard trunk plug to keep water from entering when the boat is propelled at speed without the board in place.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #57 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 71

A big little cruiser. Clever outfitting ideas improve a 14-ft. West Wight Potter trailerable sailboat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #59 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 24

Basic design information for a 16-ft. two-masted, gaff-rigged cat schooner dayboat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #59 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 26

Mounting outboards on sailboats. Practical advice for selecting and installing motor brackets.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #59 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 60

Grandpa's pirate ship. Basic design for a 22-ft. center-cockpit catboat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #60 Apr-May 1988 pg. 26

Convert a 14-ft. Laser sailing dinghy to a mini-trimaran by adding two 10-ft. ama hulls.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #60 Apr-May 1988 pg. 91

Modifying a 17-ft. Cape Cod catboat to make it more comfortable. Ideas include shelving, dining table/navigation desk combination, a roll down "easy chair", etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #62 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 18

Building "Whisp", a 16-ft. sharpie skiff that is light enough (70#) for cartopping. Motion is provided by sail, oars, or electric motor. Step-by-step guidance is provided for building this plywood boat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #62 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 31
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #64 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 7

"Moondance" cartop cruiser. Ideas for outfitting a small (11-ft.) sailboat for one-man cruising.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #64 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 11

Casual sailing dinghy (16-ft.) features gaff cat rig. Basic dimensions are included which are suitable for the experienced builder.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #64 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 18
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #68 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 20

Building Swifty. Photos show the assembly of a 12-ft. kitboat featuring a sprit-boom rig and folding mast. Est. cost: $750.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #64 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 22

Custom boat. Advice on outfitting and improving a Frances 26 "proper yacht" for cruising.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #65 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 36

Blueberry. Basic design elements for a 20-ft. plywood sailing cruiser which combines traditional lines with a modern, well-equipped cabin.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #66 Apr-May 1989 pg. 20

Designing and building Hummingbird, a 28-ft. plywood trimaran sailboat. Some tips.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #67 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 61

Japanese beach cruiser. Cartoon for a 3.8-meter leeboard cat-yawl with a pram bow and plywood lapstrake contruction.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #68 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 18

Building Meghan, a 10-ft. sewn-seam plywood cartopper sailboat. Est. cost: $600. Plans must be ordered for $30.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #68 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 46

Custom boat. Tips on outfitting a 26-ft. double-ender sailing racer for coastal cruising.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #69 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 38

Design study for constructing a South Seas proa (sailing canoe) as used by the Polynesians.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #70 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 48
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #71 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 8

Design study for a flat-bottomed 14'6"x4'0" children's racer sailboat featuring leeboard, oarlocks, and a lanteen sail. Includes rules for "pirate racing" using this lightweight boat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #71 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 50

Design study for an elegant version of the Danish Folkboat, a 25'8"x7'3" design with 418 square feet of sail.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #72 Apr-May 1990 pg. 54

Building kit boats. (1) A 16-ft cedar-strip canoe. (2) A kayak from precut plywood. (3) A 16-ft. square-stern canoe. (4) A lapstrake sailing pram.
WOOD MAGAZINE #98 Aug 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 78

Shifting leeboards. Three techniques for attaching shifting leeboards to a flat bottom skiff in order to convert it into a sailing skiff.
WOODENBOAT #38 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 98

Building the Wayfarer Dinghy kit. Some tips.
WOODENBOAT #51 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 88

Building the Beetle Cats. Part 1. Keel and transom. Beetle Cats are 12-ft. round-bottom, centerboard catboats which are wide and shallow and carry a good-sized, gaff-rigged sail.
WOODENBOAT #51 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 99

Building the Beetle Cats. Part 2. Stem and centerboard trunk.
WOODENBOAT #52 May-Jun 1983 pg. 107

Building the Beetle Cats. Part 3. Fitting and bending frames.
WOODENBOAT #53 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 101

A plywood lapstrake classic based on a design and building method by Iain Oughtred. An 11.5-ft. Acorn Skiff design that is primarily a rowboat, but will also sail when fitted with one of two rigs, the rudder, and daggerboard.
WOODENBOAT #56 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 60

Restoration of Herreshoff 12.5-footers. Part 1.
WOODENBOAT #56 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 93

Restoration of Herreshoff 12.5-footers. Part 2.
WOODENBOAT #57 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 93

Building the Nutshell pram, one of the "best tenders ever designed". Built mostly from plywood, it is 7-ft. 7" long, The rowing model has only 27 wooden parts.
WOODENBOAT #60 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 100
Correction WOODENBOAT #64 May-Jun 1985 pg. 26

Simplicity, skiffs and sharpies. A look at Westport's flat-iron skiff and its Sharpie cousin. Includes dimensions for two sharpies and two skiffs, along with tips on construction.
WOODENBOAT #66 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 48

Open boat cruising. Outfitting a 13-ft. peapod (a traditional double-ender for sail and oar) for safe and comfortable cruising.
WOODENBOAT #70 May-Jun 1986 pg. 68

Centerboards and trunks. How to design and build a problem-free centerboard and trunk.
WOODENBOAT #78 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 41
Correction WOODENBOAT #80 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 6

Bolger "Cartopper". Part 1. An 11.5-ft. skiff designed by Phil Bolger features tack-and-tape construction and three power options (sprit rig sail, leg-o'-mutton sail, or oars). Constructed mostly of plywood. Instructions given for both a model and the full-size boat.
WOODENBOAT #85 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 36

Bolger "Cartopper". Part 2. Building of the model continued.
WOODENBOAT #86 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 29

The "coble", a sailing workboat designed for England's northeast coast. Two articles include information on design, construction, rowing, sailing, motorization, etc. of this old design.
WOODENBOAT #86 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 58

Six cruising scenarios. Unique interiors for small cruising sailboats. Layout ideas to accommodate lovers, friends, singlehander, resident, family, or guest.
WOODENBOAT #86 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 76

Bolger "Cartopper". Part 3. Getting started on the full-sized boat.
WOODENBOAT #87 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 29

Bolger "Cartopper". Part 4. Finishing up the full-size boat.
WOODENBOAT #88 May-Jun 1989 pg. 31

Building the Biscayne Bay 14. An able daysailer from N.G. Herreshoff. Oak framework is covered with mahogany plywood planking. Part 1.
WOODENBOAT #96 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 24

Building the Biscayne Bay 14. Part 2.
WOODENBOAT #97 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 33

Building the Biscayne Bay 14. Part 3.
WOODENBOAT #98 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 28

Building Sweet Pea, a plywood sailing peapod. The mast is made from a closet pole. Features include oarlocks, inboard rudder, a removable skeg, flotation, and adjustable seats. Est. cost: $500. Part 1.
WOODENBOAT #104 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 82
Added Info WOODENBOAT #108 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 4
Added Info WOODENBOAT #109 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 4

Building Sweet Pea, a plywood sailing peapod. Part 2.
WOODENBOAT #105 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 78

Building the winner of the "Perfect Skiff" design contest. Part 1.
WOODENBOAT #111 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 70

Building the winner of the "Perfect Skiff" design contest. Part 2.
WOODENBOAT #112 May-Jun 1993 pg. 32
Added Info WOODENBOAT #113 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 4

Building the Shellback dinghy. An 11-ft. sailing dinghy that can also be built as a rowboat. Part 1. An easy lesson in lapstrake-plywood construction.
WOODENBOAT #116 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 46

Building the Shellback dinghy. Part 2. Completing the boat's interior.
WOODENBOAT #117 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 52
Correction WOODENBOAT #118 May-Jun 1994 pg. 4

Building the Shellback dinghy. Part 3. Finishing details. Rigging and sailing.
WOODENBOAT #118 May-Jun 1994 pg. 76, 85

Building Daisy, a 12.5-ft. dory skiff. Features lapstrake planking, sawn frames, non-rabbeted stem, etc. Will support four adults while rowing and three under sail. Part 1.
WOODENBOAT #126 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 82
Added Info WOODENBOAT #128 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 9

Building Daisy, a 12.5-ft. dory skiff. Part 2.
WOODENBOAT #127 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 72

Building Grey Seal, an able, trailerable cruiser in the form of a 22-ft sloop. Features plywood-lapstrake hull construction and a full keel. Part 1.
WOODENBOAT #128 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 68

Building Grey Seal. Part 2.
WOODENBOAT #129 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 84

Building Grey Seal. Part 3.
WOODENBOAT #130 May-Jun 1996 pg. 64

Building a SailRig for kayaks and canoes. Outriggers (floats or amas) are built from plywood to stabilize the boat. The unit weighs 35 pounds and breaks down for cartopping. Est. cost: $400.
WOODENBOAT #131 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 80

The Penobscot 14. Build a glued-plywood lapstrake daysailer with 95-sq-ft. rig. Part 1. Hull setup and building jig.
WOODENBOAT #138 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 88

The Penobscot 14. Part 2. Completing the hull.
WOODENBOAT #139 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 74

Tips for updating a traditional daysailer. How to incorporate some modern gear onto a classic sprit-rigged sharpie so that it looks appropriate.
WOODENBOAT #140 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 26

The Penobscot 14. Part 3. Finishing touches, rigging the boat, rowing, and sailing.
WOODENBOAT #140 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 64

Sawing a lady in two. A nesting sailing dinghy features a latching system that is labor-intensive to build, simple to use, watertight, and strong.
WOODENBOAT #146 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 42

Hunky dory. An introduction to plywood boatbuilding methods and their application to construction of the Fisher Swampscott 12 sailing dory.
WOODWORKER Mar 1991 (v.95#3) pg. 304

"Dingbat", a 6-ft. long light sailing dinghy with flat bow. Plywood construction. Two styles of sails may be used, marconi rig or gaff rig.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1967 (v.23#3) pg. 32