Monday, February 20, 2012

More sleeping room

In good weather, or hanging a tent from the boom, one could sleep in the cockpit with a panel or panels bridging the seats. Remember the android lying here is 6' 6" and would be used to his feet hanging over the end of the bed.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Using the model again

This time from the model, I figured out that I will need seven foot long oars, and I'll put the oarlocks about 18 inches aft of the rear edge of the cabin roof.
My intended location for the stern light is also obvious.

Tiller options

West Marine has a lovely 36½ inch laminated replacement tiller for $148—in stock. I suppose I could spend the time to build something similar, or at my local hardware store I could buy a nice 36 inch hickory axe handle for $16 instead. Even if I never end up building my boat, I can replace the handle on my old axe with this one. Good deal.