Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes

NZ $45.00
incl GST
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By Gary Dierking.
Papercover, 215mm x 269mm, 171 pages, monochrome photographs and drawings.
Seaworthy, light, and easy to build, outrigger canoes combine the romance of the Pacific Islands with spartan design and breathtaking sailing performance.
Noted multihull designer and builder Gary Dierking has designed three traditional Hawaiian and Micronesian outrigger canoes for modern strip-plank or stitch-and-glue construction. Clear descriptions, step-by-step building instructions, complete plans, and hundreds of excellent photos and diagrams show you everything you need to know, including:
Tools and materials
Setup and construction using strip planking or stitch-and-glue plywood(no lofting required)!
Rigging and equipping the boats
How to sail an outrigger canoe
These beautiful boats are easily cartopped and screamingly fast. They draw a crowd on any beach and will leave most so-called high-performance sailboats wallowing in their wakes. Build your own and capture the romance and excitement of the South Seas.
Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes
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