Thames River Skiff

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Manmade, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. Manmade
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    Manmade New Member

    Was wondering if anyone has any information on any Traditional Thames river rowing skiffs, between 10-14 feet. Any line plans or ideas of where I could purchase line plans/construction plans. And any traditional woods used in construction of these boats.

    Thanks Matt
     
  2. Tiny Turnip
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    Tiny Turnip Senior Member

    I'd be very surprised if any of the Thames rowing clubs couldn't help you.
     
  3. keith66
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    keith66 Senior Member

    The traditional Thames Skiffs are normally much longer over 18ft for a pair, smaller hire skiffs are about 16 ft. Selway fisher does plans for similar boats.
     
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