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'Billy' Atkin, 2005

Open boat. LOA 17' Beam 6' 6" Draft 10"

An open, double-ended, lapstrake boat for rowing and sailing. Replica built by Donn Constanzo & Bruce Wahl in 2005; the date of the original is unknown.
Double-ended lapstrake for rowing and sailing All new builds start on the shop floor Clamps will bend the keel A natural crook of cherry chosen for the stem Chiseling out stem rabbets Setting up mold stations Planked and framed up A choice plank of mahogany for her sheer strake Dropping in deck beam A trailerable open boat Rigging up for her maiden voyage