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New design the JACKFISH 18 

I am presently designing a skiff to fit into the deep vee large outboard market for a Florida flats skiff manufacturer. This skiff will have a transom rating for a 150 hp outboard and will float on its lines at 9″ draft. These sketches are showing how it will go up against the two skiffs …

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A new design for MACHETE MARINE

This is the hull design I did as per request for this company. Its 24’x6-1/2′ x 5-8″                   

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MULLUSK 16

I met Matt Layden around 26 years ago. I went for sails with him on his Paradox design when we met up in the Exumas. The Buldocks were there to on his centerboard design. We all sailed each other’s boats. It was lots of fun. Here’s my idea of a small boat using Matts roller …

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Lithium drawings from my blog post Including cost and time sheets

                                                                                 

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CONCHFISH 16 being built by Micheal Duckett And his son

                  

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Lithium latest pictures

     Last wet test before painting the hull. 410 lbs on the stern. Looking good. On her lines and waiting to take more weight.                                                                                                               …

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Trollcraft 16′ flats fishing skiff

My good friend Eric Bornstein and I have been discussing the problems of fishing alone in a flats skiff having to pole about with an unbalanced skiff. What about just designing a skiff that is just set up to use a trolling motor for singlehanded fishing?  Forget about poling about and just have a balanced …

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CONCHFISH 16′ plans for sale

I have updated my old Whipray flats skiff design to reflect my current thinking. I feel the design shown here will be superior in many ways to the past design. I have changed the upper spray rails, the bottom chine, and added in an outer skeg to control high speed turns.  The plans can be …

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More old drawings

I drew these when I was 15 years old. I am posting them here in case I lose them. Just a bunch of school drawings for Biology class.                          

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Drawings from teenage years

I found these the other day. They were drawn from the age of 15-19. I post them here because they will not be lost as I live a tenuous sailing Gypsy lifestyle of moving about. Our home in the Bahamas is a good place but it’s in the hurricane alley way. Once online then they …

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