January 21, 2010

Eric Sorensen on Hull Design: Grady-White 230

Here's my good friend, marine consultant, journalist, and boating expert, describing the "why" behind the shape of the keel aboard a Grady-White 230.Eric's website and book are HERE.

January 17, 2010

Build a Dinghy: Part 17

So I deviated from the original plans, deciding to cut a rabbet in my rubrails in order to cover the exposed end-grain of the plywood at the sheerline. But...DOH...I didn't adjust the transom height accordingly. Now, I'll have to install a caprail to make up the height. Can't decide whether to laminate it from several thin strips, or simply bend one stick across the crowned transom and call it a day. Hmmmmm.......