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by paddleplus43
Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Magic Formula
Replies: 4
Views: 1661

Magic Formula

Is there a 'magic formula' to determine the size of boat that would fit a specifc person? Here's the specifics: I'm 6 ft. 5 inches tall, weight about 250 lbs, need to have back support while sailing and would like to be able to do have a cabin to stretch out in or spend the night out on the water. I...
by paddleplus43
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: finishing a 40 year old project
Replies: 13
Views: 11351

Re: finishing a 40 year old project

This boat is probably a melonseed as they were once called Pumpkin Seeds. Plans can be obtained for the melonseed from The Wooden Boat store or online. They come in 2 sizes 13 ft. and 16 ft. Good Luck
by paddleplus43
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Anyone Building around the Chesapeake?
Replies: 6
Views: 2218

Re: Anyone Building around the Chesapeake?

there's a Wooden Boat School in Havre de Grace, Md. it's called The Upper Chesapeake Wooden Boat School. We have classes every Tuesday night from 6:30 PM until about 9 PM. We build and restore: canoes, runabouts, sailboats up to 17 feet and kayaks. We also have a model shop. All of our classes are r...

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