Big 'D': A cabin forward Day Cruiser

by John

Big 'D' is a 16' forward cabin Day Boat with an open cockpit.

She features a vee berth for two and simple amenities.

Her unique feature is a "Retrousse" or reverse transom with an engineered bracket to support a modern outboard motor.

Big 'D' is constructed using the cold mould method with meranti marine ply over clear white oak frames.

Her hull is sheathed in fiberglass and encapsulated with epoxy resin.

Her trim is S.A. mahogany.

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Sep 13, 2012
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by: John

There you go Capt. Dean..

Our host has assured me that she's not such a bad little boat.

Without his wisdom, I wouldn't have gotten this far with her.

Jun 14, 2012
Nice teaser.......
by: Capt. Dean

This requires more photos PLEASE, looks great, more info too, how long to build etc.

waiting patiently, Capt. Dean with the 63 Owens Tahitian 40 blog

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