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Web links



Our sites, builders sites and sites we enjoy.


Our own web sites

Message Board
http://forums.bateau2.com
Boat Builder's message board and tech support for plans and materials.

Builders Gallery
http://gallery.bateau2.com
Boat Builder's photo gallery. "A picture is worth a thousand words"...

Bateau.com
http://bateau.com
Boat Plans for sail and power boats. Kits: fiberglass and epoxy resin, pre-cut plywood, sails and spars. Books about yacht design and boat building. Free plans and links to technical boat building information. All for the amateur or small boat yard.

BoatBuilderCentral
http://boatbuildercentral.com
Building materials: resin, fiberglass, paint etc. Great prices, fast shipping.

Marine Plywood
http://plywood.boatbuildercentral.com
Marine plywood, very low shipping, competitive pricing.

Free Plans
http://www.boatplans-online.com
Free Boat Plans (public domain)

Builders power boats

Builders flats boats

My Phantom 18 Builders Journal
http://www.linetwork.com/phantombj.html
Very detailed site with a timeline, by John Pellegrino. 50+ pictures, customized boat, building notes.

Others

Bruce's GV11 Construction
http://www.bmwoodworking.com/gv11.htm
Follow the construction of my GV-11 small planing garvey.

Outboard Dory 18 in Australia
http://www.jgfitzpatrick.com/
My progress on building an OD18 with pictures, any tips that I found helpful and costs incurred in $Aus. Location is Brisbane, Australia.

Builders small boats.

The D4, a legend! And the PK78 its modern equivalent.

The building of the D4 in Turkey
http://www.ee.hacettepe.edu.tr/~semih/d4/d4.htm
A very nice website with lots of pictures and notes.

The Otter at Flyfish Nevada
http://www.flyfishnevada.com/the-otter/
The story of a D4 named Otter.

Finished PK78
http://k2.kirtland.cc.mi.us/~biermanm/laborday02/
Website includes finished pics of Matt's PK78. Including pics in the water.

Canoes

Homemade Boats
http://home.hccnet.nl/dick.verboom/
Website includes three homemade boats, incuding the Cheap Canoe.

Plymobile Canoe Pictures
http://plymobile.tripod.com/
A diary of the building of the cheap canoe.

Others

The Evolution of an 11' Wooden Skiff
http://www.users.cloud9.net/~kenner/boat/boat.html
In the spring of 1995, Ken and I decided to build a boat . . .Many pictures, nice varnished boat. Project status: In the water!

Spark's V10 "Lillian"
http://webpages.charter.net/sparkg/v10/v10.html
A great website full of pics and info.

Builders sail boats