October Webwatch  
By Duckworks Readers

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If you know of something that would be of interest to our readers, please send me a link - chuck@duckworksmagazine.com

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Chuck,
Great site!
FYI - the Floatboat link is dead, but a little nosing around shows the various pvc watercraft HERE.
Keep up the good work.
Mark

 
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Bruce Dillahunty is currently building a Mark V28 and documenting it on his blog.

 
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There has been a lot of news about ocean rowing lately - here is the website for the Ocean Rowing Society International.

 
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We salute anyone who tries to make a living building wooden boats. Mark Harwood seems to specialize in the lovely designs of Iain Oughtred.

 
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Bufflehead is the design I've been developing for a dozen years. This is the 1st time sailing.

Hugh Horton

 
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We have heard about Joe Dobler lately and will soon have his plans available on Duckworks. In the meantime, Gavin Atkin has some information about Joe's cartopping gear on his blog

 
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Chuck - this is to let you know I have finished my book on the workboats of Viet Nam. It is available at www.lulu.com. One off printing costs are huge but it can be downloaded.
Ken Preston

 
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Joseph Murray built a modified AF3 and put a video of a capsize test on YouTube.com.

 
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Here is a website that gives a great overview of PFDs, their classifications and characteristics.

 
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Not exactly a home built, but we saw a few like this around a number of years ago. If I had one my wife MIGHT consent to go out on the river with me :))
Brian McComick

 
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Have you been to our Birdwatcher 2 page? We are about 300 hours into construction at this time.

Rex & Kathie Payne

 
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Duane Strokaser's insights on how to build the paddles from carbon fiber, complete with instructions, photos, and links to measurements
and offsets.

 
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Here is a lengthy series from Adam Bolonsky on how to build Greenland paddles in bulk from wood, using a router and jig:

 
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For anyone building a 'round the world cruiser, here is a source for plastic domes.

 
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Yeah, another 'Building a PDR' article, but it has a bit of a twist.
Andrew Linn

 
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Here is a link to the free online magazine "Classic Yacht" sent by Steve Bosquette.

 
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Chief's Tridarka Raider sails!

 
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Here is a photo album from Tord Eriksson detailing some modifications made to the leeboard on his Klepper sailing kayak.

 
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Your editor got to attend the Scuzbums 'Giant Five-Day Messabout' recently. There is an album of photos - shown here are Tom Setum and Joe Tribulato.

 
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Here is a company that builds trailers for bicycles. One of them will haul a small boat!

SAILS

EPOXY

GEAR