Original Nova Scotia cape islander fishing boat plans and information

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  1. Rafe
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    Rafe Junior Member

    Hello I am new to the computer I’m a commercial fisherman out of Rhode Island I am looking for plans and lines for the original Novi fishing boats powered by combustion engines “ cape islander”
    Any information of where to acquire these plans I would really appreciate, I have found an image of a half model I’ll be 37 foot cape islander but it’s pretty blurry
  2. jehardiman
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    Go check out the back issues of Wooden Boat magazine. IIRC there have been several articles on Nova Scotia fishing vessels over the years, many with lines plans.
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  3. Rafe
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    Rafe Junior Member

    Thank you for replying I’ve tried to look through the covers of these
    magazines but I haven’t found cape islander
  4. messabout
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    messabout Senior Member

    Explore the Mystic musem files. Lots of hidden treasures there.
  5. DogCavalry
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    DogCavalry Soy Soylent Green: I can't believe it's not people

    The ones from 30+ years ago. The boats got a bad case of fat arse after that. Every boat a little longer, a lot beamier than the previous iteration. Now they are grotesque.

  6. comfisherman
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    comfisherman Senior Member

    Downright pretty those chunky girls... for them that need them. We'd all love long sleek boats, but short and fat pays the bills these days....
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