a chapter of the

Traditional Small Craft Association

Our emphasis is on "tradition"....

these are the sights and sounds of tradition....

The once and future scow ....

(click on the image to read the story.)

Follow this link for construction pictures

The 2014 BASH -- last weekend in April!
Lots of little boats, one BIG boat!
More info here...

You can become a Plankowner of the CRBB scow.
Click here!

Bibliography of Florida small craft and sailing -- with a historical perspective!
(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"...
these are some of our collected Rules of Thumb.
(We're looking for input on this project -- these are sometimes called "horses" or "gouges" or, to submariners, "oolies" --
let us know about your favorite ones...

Information about the chapter CRBB Calendar Projects: ongoing and planned chapter officers TSCA Information Crystal River Weather Books Mini Sharpie Contest

Current activities & members Sharpie Construction Skiff Construction Pram Construction   Links to our partners Our Scow Project

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