Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Shameless salesmanship 

I hope that by sharing my ideas, sketches and designs here I have helped inspire some of you to create your own visions. I have now started to sell my past designs in high quality Geclee prints for hanging on your wall. By the end of the summer I will have over 30 skiff designs …

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Just a concept

I have been having fun trying to come up with a really quiet,shallow , dry and level running skiff for back waters birding and fishing. My feelings are all the ” Glades ” type skiffs have their engines in the wrong place at the stern with all the weight all off balance for easy running …

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20′ dry, quiet, rowing , birding no motor zone skiff

This is a concept drawing of a skiff for people that would like to row into no motor zones and watch birds and fish. It’s also designed to be a light weight fishing skiff with very low HP to carry 3 persons at speed with the hull being level at running speed. The guests would …

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Drawing boats

I find that trying to draw out a boats 3-D image is great for learning its nuances. All these drawings in their finished state can be bought as Geclee prints on my Etsey sight Chris Morejohn prints. Here’s a few                This last one is just a concept design of mine I did …

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Chris Morejohn Yacht Designs and Plans 

Announcing that I have teamed up with Nathan Shawl to provide design services for both power and sail vessels. You can read all about this on my blog…chrismorejohn.blogspot.com All my designs both past and future will be available in PDF or paper files. We will be making all designs that are applicable available in wood,aluminum, …

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Cattle Catamaran 

I’am back home at our place in the Bahamas unrolling old design vellums. Here’s my version of a small daycat for the tourist trade… aka cattlemaran. The hull stations share one curve. Was cool way back but not needed today.                      

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H-40 design plans

I’am sharing my old design here to show you all what goes into all my design thought process. All the details. For me it’s all got to be very straightforward with no gimmicks. When designing a boat for a client with their wishes sometimes I end up with a few exterior- interior details that would …

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Water taxi idea

I drew this up when I was working for Gold Coast Yachts in St. Croix USVI back in 1992. I went on to do their wave piercing power cat conceptual ideas and drawings.   

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Bahamian sloop shapes

I have been in love with the shapes of local fishing boats all my life. Bahamain sloops both original fishing and their modern day racing versions. I have a good collection of photos that I’ve used for references in my art and in making half models to sell. Over 1000 half hulls made to date. …

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