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April 2019... the Final Issue
With the publication of BDQ #50, Publisher Mike O'Brien has officially retired, hence this is his grand finale. And for his farewell, Mike has picked eight of his favorite designs from the last 28 years of Boat Design Quarterly, and updated his original commentary.
Table of Contents:
Nimbus An elegant 26' Tancook Whaler from Peter Van Dine
*Six-Hour Canoe A simple 15'4" double-paddle canoe by Mike O'Brien
The Catboat A 16' dailsailer and camp-cruiser by Phil Bolger
*The Ben Garveys Outboard boats for work and pleasure from Doug Hylan
*Sailing Skiff 15 A striking traditional daysailer from Karl Stambaugh
Black Skimmer A fast and able plywood sharpie by Phil Bolger
Night Heron A sleek 18' sheath-strip sea kayak by Nick Schade
*MacGregor A versatile lapstrake sailing canoe by Iain OughtredMike 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:
For all the digital issues and digital issue sets, just go to the Categories sidebar and click Digital Publications. You'll see the Boat Design Quarterly section.
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* plans ( book, in the Six Hour Canoe case) are available from The WoodenBoat Store.