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40The Baird Witch Project Ian Baird is ready to plank up his replica of a traditional Dorset sail-andoar workboat
44The Boat Boat materials are not cheap, so when Ian Parsons built his first boat he saved on waste with a pre-cut kit.
49Join the Club Getting more from your boating with the most active associations.
9 The Gribble Boatbuilding for politicians? 11Sailing White Swan A respectable racing yacht or a comfortable Broads cruiser? White
Swan is both, says Kathy Mansfield. 15Small Change When Dick Phillips took over Willow Bay Boats he was undecided about supplying boats for home completion.
Above: This Willow Bay Shilling came ready to sail but how about a kit? See p15 Below: Dutch diversion. See p60
19Build Your Own Pleasure Dory From Nova Scotia designer Paul Gartside sends full plans with offsets for his subtly refined version of the ubiquitous Grand Banks workboat.
27Sailing Pen Hir Kathy Mansfield goes sailing with the leading French designer Francois Vivier on his new 'Folkboat for the Future.'
31Style and Substance Kathy Mansfield remembers Peter Freebody, the master craftsman who led the renaissance in traditional boatbuilding on the Thames.
33Building the Outdoor Boat At school you yawned through The Ancient Mariner, now read the Ancient Backyard Boatbuilder as he describes building a Chebacco boat.
36Oars de Combat Jamie Orr has built his own Chebacco boat but he now needs extra-long oars to participate in a sail-and-oar Raid.
54Reviews We're pushed for space in this issue – more next time – but we couldn't possibly leave out how the IBTC's Nat Wilson glued a bronze transom to his boat. That's right: glued, bronze... 56Grand Designs Sleeker, more elegant... No, not Andrew Wolstenholme but the 30s style breakdeck motorboat he's just designed for Star Yachts.
58Design Your Own Motor Boat And talking of motorboats, naval architect Ian Nicolson begins a disquisition on diagonals. 60Klassieke Schepen In darkest November, Mr MacPhail and party enjoyed a brief sojourn to the wonderful Dutch traditional boat show.
Peagreen Boats In darkest December, the Class of 2010 launched the boats they built at the Boat Building Academy
66Calendar Looking forward to the exciting new Liverpool Boat Show, Beaulieu Boat Jumble, the Beale Park Boat Show and the other major events of the spring.
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