40′ Waterline Schooner


The 32′ Schooner Boat is as small as we could go with this type and have it retain any practicality. At 48′ LBP, this cartoon is of a larger craft. Considering that boats gain volume and therefore displacement by the cube root of their length this is a significantly larger, heavier boat. This does increaseContinue reading “40′ Waterline Schooner”

The Schooner Boat, Coming Together


The Schooner Boat has grown a few inches longer and a little deeper. Most of the changes have been a refinement of the form. Proportions and shapes adjusted to unify the whole. Each part of a boat has to do different things. Early on it’s good to focus-in piece by piece. Looking at the midsection,Continue reading “The Schooner Boat, Coming Together”

Another Harrier, Wilbur Larch


Wilbur Larch sailing off Port Townsend. Photo courtesy of The Doryman‘s Flickr. This most recent Harrier is Andy McConkey’s Wilbur Larch. Andy got right to it and built his boat in just a few months.