Playboy Runabout

by Jeff
(Lyon, France)

Hi,

I am sorry for my bad English level. I'm From France.

I enjoy to make canoë on the rivers.

Last year, I wanted to build a wooden canoë.

Trying to find free plans, I found a boat plan called "Palyboy Runabout" and I said "that's what I m Going to build"

So... Here is the Boat. It's my first so I know there are many imperfections.

I put it into water next month.

I found a 1967 Evinrude Sportfour 60HP. It's a good nice antic engine.

The next one will be a cabin cruiser for my love and I.

Jeff



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Happy New Year
by: Mike

Happy New Year to you, your Playboy Runabout and all who sail in her.

What a superb job you have made of building her, I loved reading about it and I’m sure others did too, very inspirational.

I’d love to hear more about her and see more photos and hear about that cabin cruiser you are planning

That is why, I’d like to introduce you to the new, Wood Boat Net.

It is designed to make it easier to for you to tell us more about your Wooden Boat, to upload photos etc, put you in control of your content and most of all post updates as and when you wish to.

There is also a forum where you can ask/answer any questions you about Wooden Boats and join in the conversations.

So, please come on over and join our community of likeminded Wooden Boaters, we’d love to hear from you.

Cheers,

Mike

Playboy boat plans
by: Anonymous

You can get plans for Playboy at www.svensons.com. They are free to download.

The original Plans can also be downloaded here.

Question
by: Nicolae

Can you please tell me where did you get the blueprints for this beautiful boat because I am interested to do one for myself?

You can email me on my email address nicolaevasile83@gmail.com

Thank you, best wishes!

Runabout
by: Barron

I think she is BEAUTIFUL !

imperfections
by: Anonymous

Hi Jeff, you mention a lot of imperfections but she looks spot on to me.

If you enjoyed doing it and she floats the effort is well worth while.

I think that you have done a brilliant job for a first try.

Imagine how good the next one will be.
Happy sailing.

seats and windshield
by: jeff

I just modify seats because on the plans, the front ones are really to near from the dashboard.

The Playboy was at his origins build for a tiller.

If you want to instal a steering wheel you have to build diferents seats.

As I wanted an antique but modern boat, I did not build the wooden windshield but an aluminium one.

I must now sand again the varnish and put other coats because It's not verry nice.

Photos
by: Mike

Wow elle a l'air superbe!

how can I send pictures ?
by: jeff

Hi

I tryed to send pictures when I post but they have not been taken ? How can I do ?

Photographie
by: Mike

Hi Jeff,

Your English is better than my French.

We would love to see some photos of her.

Cliquez ici pour envoyer des photos directement à moi.

Cheers,

Mike



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