Miscellaneous Boating Questions

Below is a selection of Miscellaneous Boating Forum questions.

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Jim would like to know if there would be an advantage to adding diamond plate to each side of the transom where his motor will mount

Simon has a question about Clinker boats built with transverse planking on stringers.

Ray Craft

Who made "Ray Craft's"?

Where can Jim find Parts for his 50's Elgin Trailer?

Mike would like help with connecting his steering and transmission to a fly-bridge.

Can anyone help Richard to identify his wooden boat.

Can anyone help Richard to identify his wooden boat.


Val just bought this birch and teak ply boat and would like to know more about her.

1957 Richardson salon cruiser

Should Michael buy this 1957 Richardson salon cruiser?

wooden boat questions

Does anyone know what kind of boat it is and who the maker is?

1961 Thompson 16' Tomboy
Anyone know the approximate weight of a 1961 Thompson 16' Tomboy?

Does anyone have info on the Sagstadt Boat company, Seattle area?

What would a punt like wooden boat but with a flat (upright) stern for an outboard engine be known as?

How much can Chris get for his 1950's 16ft catamaran blue prints?

wooden boat

Anyone know how much a 1962 16 foot all wooden Chris Craft ski boat weighs?

Dan wants information on a "hydrovane" for his 1880's hull for a model sailboat.

An easy way for a 10 year old to fix small leaks in a wooden skiff?

Gary has a question about navigation lights on a 28' sailboat.

gaff rig

Terry wants to know how to remove the long crease from the front of the gaff to the end of the boom on "Menehune's" gaff rig?

Randy is looking for design plans to rig a sail and/or outriggers on his 18ft Chestnut Freighter Canoe.

Anas wants to know “what exactly is deck crown?”

Rafe would like to know anything about the boats found hanging from the ceiling in an old house he bought.

wooden boat

Can anyone help to identify this boat and who manufactured this her?

Can anyone help with information on a 19' "Cruisers Inc." lapstrake wooden boat with a1968 Evinrude Starflite X 85hp motor?

Lewis is looking for any information the “Beer Lug Rig” method of tacking a dipping lug.

Do any of you ol'salts have an opinion on the use of a 'kellett' (anchor weight)?

Dave needs advice on the prepping and insurance needed to transport his 'connie' from WA, to Houston.

Sarah B

Susan is seeking your experiences and any info, re getting insurance on an old Woodie.

Karmina would like to know how you use your boat.

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