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No 81: May/June 2010 c o n t e n t s
Left: Craftsmanship and creativity, afloat and ashore, Chris Perkins captures the appeal of the Beale Park Boat Show – see page 61.
Above: Open Day for the amateur boatbuilders of Nautiques Sèvres in Paris. Photograph: Bertrand Chazarenc – see page 17
8 The Gribble Don't stop thinking about tomorrow
The Op-Ed Page Electric evolution: invention and inspiration at the Dusseldorf show
Comment... Is it cheaper to build from new?
From Little Acorns
Great Holidays Grow
Tim O'Connor loads his home-built Acorn skiff on to the roofrack and heads for the lakes of Limousin
Boatbuilders' Heaven For Kathy Mansfield, the attraction of Paris in the spring is a visit to Nautiques Sèvres
Build Your Own
(3.7m) Outboard Skiff Paul Gartside presents full plans for an eyecatching maid of all work.
Have A Story To Tell
Wooden boatbuilder Gail McGarva tells the story of the revival of the lissome Cornish Pilot Gigs and how she came to build them.
A True Little Ship
Not so much a backyard boatbuilder as frontyard boatbuilder, Jeremy White builds the characterful Weekender in the driveway.
Cold Moulding at College Lars Herfeldt came to the Boat Building Academy especially to build his C G Pettersson runabout.
44The Workshop Colin Henwood of Henwood & Dean has more advice on getting a really professional finish. 47
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Grand Designs We are family... Paul Fisher of Selway Fisher Design presents a larger Felix electric launch and Matt Newland of Swallow Boats has a smaller version of his BayRaider
Design Your Own
Motor Boat Skinny or chubby? Ian Nicolson addresses 'body issues'
Calendar So that's where all those gaffers go.
61 Here Comes Summer... ...at last! We look forward to June's Beale Park Boat Show
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