By Peter H. Spectre

ISBN-10: 0937822442

ISBN-13: 9780937822449

Info has been compiled from the simplest boat layout experiences from WoodenBoat journal. The stories are accomplished and thorough. An research of the strains, building plan, lodging plan plus ideas for development.

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Oughtred's yawl is well worth the expense. The plans specify Ys-inch planking for Caledonia's sides and bottom. Her frameless hull will be strong and stiff, but it's well to remember that plywood's outer surface — no matter how thick the sheet — consists of one extremely thin layer of veneer. You might consider adding hardwood beaching strips, one on each side, at the first lap just below the turn of the bilge. They needn't be too long. Three or four feet of length should do — just enough to catch the fullness of her hull as she lies on the beach.

Box 78, Brooklin, ME 04616; and many young sailors. William Chamberlain built the first boats (and many 800-273-7447. of the rest), which were first sailed in 1921 at Marblehead's Eastern Yacht Club. So successful were the boats that other clubs ordered more built, and the Indian class was well on its way. In an age of high-performance planing craft, the Indian class has little to offer today's racing sailor, but before it vanishes into obscurity, we ought to take another look. It is, after all, a fine performer itself, and one that will sail well in all sorts of conditions.

Iain Oughtred can be reached at Altyre Stables, Forres, Moray IV36 OSH, Scotland. ) 340 lbs Caledonia can be rigged with either a balanced lug (below) or a high-peaked, gaff-headed mainsail (right). Caledonia's hull lines reveal her Norwegian ancestry. -45- A Beach-Cruising Yawl Caledonia Yawl Builders can choose a simple, open interior (top), a model with built-in furniture (bottom), or a combination of both arrangements. ■46- An Interclub Racing Dory ------------ Design by John G. Alden ----------Commentary by the editors of WoodenBoat A s the refinement of the Swampscott dory type frames, the combination providing a light, stiff hull.

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