Decoy is a rugged and handsome little launch with generous beam. Construction features a traditional backbone of bolted-up oak, steam-bent frames and strip-planking. Four different arrangements are shown.
Designed by Eliot Spaulding
See WoodenBoat Issue #128 for a design commentary on Decoy by Mike O'Brien.
LOA - 20'
LWL - 19' 4"
Beam - 7' 8"
Draft - 1' 9"
Displ. - 2,885 lbs.
Propulsion: Westerbeke four-91 inboard gas or diesel
Construction: Strip-planked over steam-bent frames
Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced
Lofting is required
Plans include 7 sheets.