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Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes: Modern Construction Methods for Three Fast, Beautiful Boats Contributor(s): Dierking, Gary (Author)

Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes: Modern Construction Methods for Three Fast, Beautiful Boats Contributor(s): Dierking, Gary (Author)

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Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes: Modern Construction Methods for Three Fast, Beautiful Boats
Contributor(s): Dierking, Gary (Author)

ISBN: 0071487913    EAN: 9780071487917
Publisher: International Marine Publishing     
US SRP: $30.00 US  
Binding: Paperback
Copyright Date: 2007
Pub Date: September 05, 2007
Physical Info: 0.42" H x 10.83" L x 8.51" W (0.98 lbs) 192 pages

Build the fastest, most exotic sailboats around!

Popular in Hawaii and throughout the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, outrigger canoes combine the romance of the South Seas with ruthless design efficiency and breathtaking sailing performance. This is the first book to present complete plans and building instructions for three outrigger sailing canoes.

Based on traditional Hawaiian and Micronesian designs, the boats are lightweight, easy to build, and screamingly fast. Author Gary Dierking shows you how to build these boats using stitch-and-glue and strip-planking construction, explains what tools and materials are required, how to rig and equip the boats, and more.

Gary Dierking has beendesigning and building boats for more than 40 years. He runshis own boat shop and designs, builds, repairs, and modifies awide variety of working and recreational vessels.

 

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