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PELIN BOAT PLANS CATALOGUE.
By Frank Pelin. Pbk, 295mm x 210mm (A4), 88 pages, monochrome drawings and plans.
There would be hundreds of Pelin designed boats all over New Zealand. For an inexpensive, easy to build outboard powered runabout his designs are still hard to beat, even though they have been around for several decades. This catalogue features all of his well-known runabout designs, rowing skiffs, sailing dinghies and trailer yachts, sailing catamarans and larger cruising yachts and launches. Included in the catalogue is a price list for the plans.
NZ$30.00 + Delivery.
PLANS & DREAMS VOLUME II.
By Paul Garside. Softcover, 228mm x 300mm, 200 pages, 1.07 kg monochrome drawings and plans. 2018
20 READY-TO-BUILD BOAT DESIGNS.
Volume II of Plans & Dreams contains complete building plans for 20 small boats. They were first published together with the accompanying essays in the British magazine Water Craft. All the designs are professional plans, drawn with the amateur builder in mind. Accompanying essays provide tips on technique and building procedure that should prove useful to first-time builders.
The projects in this collection range from an 8ft. Childís Rowboat to a 43ft. Steel Motor Sailer, the latter clearly pushing the limits for a part-time builder. Still, it never hurts to dream, and this volume should provide ample stimulus to do just!
NZ$160.00 + Delivery
PLANS & DREAMS VOLUME I.
By Paul Garside. Softcover, 228mm x 300mm, 217 pages, 1.22 kg monochrome drawings and plans.
23 READY-TO-BUILD BOAT DESIGNS.
This book from Paul Gartside is a collection of 23 essays, each accompanied by a full set of ready-to build boat plans. The essays provide relevant technique and professional know-how along with musings on the world of boats in general.
All the plans are for wooden boats spread across the categories of power, sail and oar. They range from the simplest plywood pram dinghy to sailboats of the most sophisticated traditional construction. There are twenty three complete plan sets, plus a final chapter containing detailed deck and mast ironwork drawings.
Whether you are looking for the next building project or simply enjoy pondering the possibilities, this volume will provide endless distraction.
The essays were first published in the magazine Water Craft. They have been re-formatted for the book with additional photographs.
NZ$160.00 + Delivery
BUILDING CLASSIC SMALL CRAFT.
By John Gardner. Paperback, 1.16kg, 285mm x 220mm, 536 pages, monochrome drawings, plans and photographs.
When John Gardner died in October 1995, there was an outpouring of letters and eulogies in the boating press from his legions of fans. Wooden Boat magazine stated Gardnerís work has engaged and inspired more individuals connected with traditional small craft that will ever be counted. This book is a commemorative edition of Gardnerís two volumes on building classic small craft, and includes complete plans and instructions for 47 beautiful, small boats for oar, sail and motor. In here youíll find the classic skiffs, wherries, duckboats and dories that characterised Gardnerís work. Full plans and text completely explain the building process, from laying down the lines to finishing out the hull.
NZ$85.00 + Delivery.
THE DORY BOOK
By John Gardner. Paperback, 0.89kg, 210mm x 275mm, 275 pages, monochrome photographs, drawings and lines plans.
The dory has long fascinated boat lovers. Of the simplest design, built from the most common materials, the dory has the ability to handle the most demanding tasks.
The variations on the basic dory design are legion. Over the years the dory has been duty as a fishing boat, a lumberman's log-driving batteau, a lifeboat, a recreational rowing boat, and a racing sailboat.
This book is the most comprehensive book on dories ever published. More than a decade in the making, it is at once a history of the dory, a practical handbook on how to build a dory, and a compendium of dory designs with full construction details. On these pages can be found details about some of the legendary dory types: Bank dories, Swampscotts, gunning dories, semi-dories, St. Pierre dories, flat-irons, dory skiffs, and batteaux. Its step-by-step illustrations of exceptional clarity make this book unique.
NZ$85.00 + delivery.
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