November Webwatch  
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I am not sure where this came from but the Wike folks make nifty trailers for towing small boats with bicycles.

 
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Here is an interesting website about building an Aerolite boat - particularly good is the section on bending wood

Rob Rohde-Szudy

 
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Here is a video put out by the Kingfisher Electric Kayak company to demonstrate the qualities of their boat.

 
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For those who like their kayaking a little more extreme - here is a nice video of a Dutch competition of some sort. The music is great so turn the sound on for this one.

 
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For cutting fiberglass cloth, I found these little dudes about six years ago and haven't looked back since. They can be used cordless or fully cord engaged and simply hauls butt through virtually any glass cloth...

 
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...I found the same cutters at an outfit called Eberly - About 2/3 down the page it shows the EC cutting tool that I have as well as a lower priced alternate called the My-T-Fine cutter.

Chris Ostlind

 
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Check http://www.safetyseal.net/ out - It is put together by the USCG Auxiliary and gives you the rundown on safety requirements.

Tim I

 
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Here is a CNN article about a solar powered and assisted ships. Pictured is Sydney Harbor's Solar Sailor.

 
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Here is a website that gives more specific information about solar and solar assisted boats and ships.

 
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Here is John Campbell's website. He has pictures and descriptions of fantastic model boats he has built.

 
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I put up a simple web site up with pics and description of the cat I brought to Lake Powell last year, as well as the three cats I made previously.

Martin Adams

 
click to enlarge Included on Martin's site is a link to this entertaining 9 minute video describing why and how he built his first catamaran.
 
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Now, if you like your catamaraning more extreme, try this video from YouTube. There is even a rad pitchpole!

 
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and if you like your catamarans powered, check out Bill Roberts new classic power cat with twin Homelite engines.

 
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My son, Joe and I attended the SCUZBUMS Giant Five Day Messabout in August and Joe made this short video.

Chuck

 
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Our friend Wojtek in Poland has just completed this Jim Michalak Robote called "Flaneuse". He has promised an article, but for now, here is a photo album

 
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Here are some fotos (taken by Dan Walker) of a recent messabout at Timothy Lake in the Cascades south of Mt. Hood in Oregon....

David Graybeal

 
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Bob Doyscher has a flickr photo album with shots of his Teal, Shoebox, a model Light Schooner, and some other projects

 
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I read the story about building Oaracle a Carbon Fiber mast and wondered if you had seen this man's efforts to build one from foam and Carbon Fiber.

Michael

 
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Tim Anderson traveled to New Zealand where he saw a lot and got a chance to sail with Gary Dierking on one of his outrigger canoes. A great story and lots of wonderful pictures.

 
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I haven't dealt with them, but they seem to have a wide variety of used outboard motors and prices of interest to small boaters and home builders.

Gary Blankenship

 
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I built this kayak using monofilament line for the stitching. The boat is made from 1/8" luan.

Bruce Anderson

 
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There is a new video of an i550 sport boat on youtube. The boat is a plywood stitch and glue 18 foot homebuild.

Tim

 
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I've just finished putting the last coat of paint on the bottom of the Michalak AF3 I'm building. In a few days I'll flip her over onto the trailer and start putting on the decks.

David C

 
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Here is a link to my blog site, www.flsail.com

Jonathan Van Buren

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