Wide Viking Boat

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Michael Robert, May 14, 2020.

  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Lapstrake, or clinker, takes a lot of skill to get it right. The planks have a rolling bevel where they meet on the laps. Also, the plank ends have rabbets so the lap disappears into the bow stem and transom. A multichine plywood hull would be much easier as a first build. Traditional boatbuilding skills take years to aquire, usually working with a shipwright.
     
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    Waterwitch Junior Member

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