CRYSTAL RIVER BOAT BUILDERS
a chapter of the
Traditional Small Craft Association
Our emphasis is on
these are the sights and sounds
The Gulf Coast Scow Sloop....
(click on the image to
read the story.)
The 2015 BASH -- last weekend in April!
Lots of little boats, one BIG boat, more being built!
Info on the BASH
of Florida small craft and sailing -- with a historical
(We're looking for input on this project -- let us
know about your favorite Florida books!)
Boatbuilders always had an uncle
or grandfather who could tell them how to figure something
out...they usually said "Here's a rule of thumb"...
are some of our collected Rules of Thumb.
for input on this project -- these are sometimes called "horses"
or "gouges" or, to submariners, "oolies" --
let us know about your favorite ones...
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