In my novel, Shoal Hope a rum-runner sails a schooner named Actæon. It’s larger than this one, loosely based on McCoy’s Arethusa.
This is a cartoon for a design that’s been long percolating. It all started with this sketch:
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 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”
Just coming out of my virtual darkroom after attending The WoodenBoat Show at Mystic Seaport last weekend.
The Schooner Boat project has been moving forward, slowly.
The 32′ Schooner Boat Schooner Boat update at Boats for difficult times.