Boat Design Quarterly Vol #1

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Only available as DIGITAL download.

December 1991

Table of Contents:

  • Black Skimmer: A 25' Sheet-ply Phil Bolger sharpie...
  • Design No. 1: An 18' Bob Stephens plywood outboard launch...
  • Right Bower: A 23' sailing camp cruiser from Howard Chapelle...
  • Barn Owl: 50' Shoal-draft and world-capable Bolger Schooner...
  • Chapelle 14' Skiff: A simple, flat-bottomed outboard boat...
  • Blue Moon*: Thomas Gillmer's classic 23' pocket cruiser...
  • Redwing*: An 18'6''outboard skiff cruiser from Karl Stambaugh...
  • Reading the Drawings: How to interpret hull-lines plans.

    Mike O'Brien's Boat Design Quarterly magazine describes plans for paddle, oar, power, and sail.

    The boats come from the boards of Atkin, Benford, Bolger, Chapelle, Gillmer, Stambaugh, Stephens, and other leading designers.

    Each issue of BDQ includes:

  • Quality reproductions of the designers' original drawings
  • Complete hull lines for most boats
  • Full particulars, including calculated performance ratios
  • Designers' addresses and phone numbers
  • Succinct design commentary




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