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Boat Design Quarterly No. 9

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Boat Design Quarterly No. 9Boat Design Quarterly No. 9
A disgest of small boat plans and designs edited and published by Mike O'Brien.
Boat Design Quarterly No. 9. April 1995.
On the cover: Mystic as 32' Sharpie by Ted Brewer
In this issue:-
Design Number 2.  Fred Martin's handsome 13' rowing skiff.
Particulars, LOA 13'0" (3.96m), LWL 9'0" (2.74m), Beam 3'6" (1.07m), Draft 4"(0.10m), construction traditional.
Goblin & Wide-Awake. Bill Garden's version of a century old British plank-on-edge cutter.
Goblin Particulars, LOD 14'0" (4.27m), Beam 4'11" (1.50m), Draft 3'6" (1.07m), Disp 3,460 lbs (1,573 kg), Ballast 1,600 lbs (1442 kg), Sail area 233 sq.ft. (22 sq.m). Construction cold-moulded using plywood.
The Ben Garveys. Two V-bottom plywood garveys designed by Doug Hylan.
Ben particulars, LOA 15'9" (4.80m), Beam 5'7" (1.70m), Draft 4" (0.10m), Disp 460 lbs (209 kg), Power 15-35 hp (11-26 kW).
Big Ben particulars LOA 19'0" (5.79m), Beam 6'11" (2.11m), Draft 6" (0.15m), Disp 810 lbs (368 kg), Power 25-85 hp (18-63 kW),. Construction ply/epoxy over frames & chines.
Mystic. A 32' double-ended sharpie by Ted Brewer.
Particulars LOA 32'1" (9.78m), LWL 29'5" (8.97m), Beam 8'0" (2.44m), Draft CB up '3" (0.38m) CB down 4'3" (1.30m), Disp 5,570 lbs (2,532 kg), Ballast 1700 lbs (773 kg), Sail area 470 sq.ft. (44 sq.m). Construction traditional wood.
The Plywood Twelve and a Half. Phil Bolger's rationalisation of Herreshoff's classic dayboat.
Particulars LOA 16'2" (4.93m), DWL 12'6" (3.81m), Beam 5'8" (1.73m), Draft 2'9" (0.84m), Disp 1,660 lbs (755 kg), of which ballast 750 lbs (341 kg), Sail area 150 sq.ft. (14 sq.m). Construction glued plywood panels over a laminated plywood backbone.
Swift. An outboard skiff with sail auxiliary by Mike O'Brien.
Particulars LOA 15'2" (4.62m), Beam 4'2" (1.27m), Draft not much, Weight 175 lbs (80 kg), Power 10 hp (7.46 kW), Sail area 47 sq.ft. (4.37 sq.m) Construction simple plywood.
Cape Charlie. A children's kayak by Chris Kulczycki.
Particulars, 13'6" (4.11m), Beam 22" (0.56m), Weight 30 lbs (14 kg). Construction, Stitch and glue.