1 edition of Pocket cruisers found in the catalog.
Francis B. Cooke
|Statement||by Francis B. Cooke.|
|LC Classifications||GV813 .C68|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||239|
|LC Control Number||39016830|
A pocket cruiser is a sailboat designed for recreational cruising and club racing, under 30 feet in length. Like the similar and usually smaller trailer sailer they have design features to make it possible to tow them with passenger vehicles, such as light weight, and short ballasted retractable shoal draft keels. Being cruisers, they also include amenities that provide the comfort of larger boats, such as a cabin, with . Get this from a library! Pocket cruisers & tabloid yachts Volume 1, Building plans for six small cruising craft from the boards of the Benford Design Group. [Jay Benford; Benford Design Group.] -- A salty collection of complete building plans for six small cruising boats, including a fantail steam launch (17' or 25'), working tugboat (14' or 20'), supply boat (20'), cruiser (14' or 20').
Scow "Cruiser" A junk sail scow pocket cruiser with a cockpit and a cabin with two bunks. - LOA m x Beam m - SA m² - Weight kg - Weight full load kg - Camper for two, daysailer for three (CE D/3 protected waters) Full plans in PDF with 3D building guide and photos. 11 sheets of ACX 3/8 10 mm plywood. €. The object of this pocket book is to outline these simple principles, so that the reader may easily understand them and may, with a little careful thought, be able to apply them to such instruments as he may meet. 3. The book, supported by practical instruction, contains all the Gunnery that the beginner requires, up to and including a 3rd.
Used Small Bluewater Pocket Cruisers /Sailboats for Sale. Fli Catalina Circumnavigation Books. Small Sailboats and Bluewater Cruisers For Sale. Brought to you by Cole Farms, Inc. The purpose of this website is to help you find hard to find small sailboats such as the Fli the Com19 or the Catalina Please stop it! These budget cruisers are a well-fed thread of myth. They have been sailed by sailors up to the challenge of navigating the oceans with minimal gear, extreme discomfort and hopeful optimism. An average used production cruiser of 36 to 40 feet would be a more sensible bet.
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A salty collection of complete building plans for six small cruising boats, including a fantail steam launch (17' or 25'), working tugboat (14' or 20'), supply boat (20'), cruiser (14' or 20'), long-distance-sailing cruiser (14'), or Pocket cruisers book catboat (20')/5(6).
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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Pocket cruisers book Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Publish your book Brand: Tiller Publishing. 11 Best Pocket Cruiser Sailboats to Fit a Budget. These pocket cruisers offer the amenities of a big boat and the versatility of a small boat, all without breaking the bank.
Updated: Ap Looking for an affordable pocket cruiser. Pocket cruiser - Wikipedia. What is a pocket cruiser. It’s a small, lightweight, affordable sailboat that can be trailered and launched from any boat ramp—but a pocket cruiser is a huge step above the typical open daysailer.
A good pocket cruiser offers a comfortable, RV-style cabin for overnights and greatly-improved stability and safety on the water. Back Pocket Cruisers Presentation He is recently often found discussing destroyers which will produce a book soon; occasionally cruisers, which has produced some of his papers, but has a PhD in Naval Aviation – follow on twitter, @AC_NavalHistory or Youtube for naval history geekiness fun.
Welcome to PocketCruiserGuide™ This site is intended to be a guide to those who are seeking to buy, build, or sail a pocket cruising sailboat.
In my shopping around for a pocket cruiser, I found that there were few websites dedicated only to this type of boat. I thought I'd share what I. Pocket Cruiser - 14 footer, with a relatively large cabin (high sides and wide beam). Sleeps two. Clark Craft - a large selection of great cruisers.
Common Sense Boats - officially closed but a few designs are still available. Devlin Boat Designs - many interesting designs including several great pocket cruisers.
Cruisers Rogue. Smallest boat in the Cruiser line, the compact Rogue has wide-body styling and big boat features like her larger sisters. The cockpit is designed for both cruising comfort and entertaining space, with a raised helm area and a two-person bench seat behind the dashboard.
All lines lead aft in galleries to a dedicated working cockpit so the helmsman never has to leave the tiller to tend a sheet or halyard. Down below, there are four adult-size berths, a small galley and a head. Drawing just 1ft with the ballasted centerboard raised—6ft with it down—this boat looks like a very capable trailerable cruiser.
Falmouth Cutter I find it fitting that a bluewater pocket cruiser takes its' name from one of the deepest natural harbors in the world, a harbor that is also famous for being the starting point of Francis Chichester's epic circumnavigation and the homeport of Charles Darwin's HMS Beagle.
It takes a very big small sailboat to live up to the Falmouth name, but the Falmouth Cutter 22 does so and then some. Make Offer - Authentic WW2 Military Pocket Guide to IRAN US War and Navy Department WWII Mission Accomplished VII Corps 7th US Army history ETO Plus Paperwork $ 4d 22h.
Pocket Cruisers That Sail Far Ma Ma Blue Water Sailing Boat Reviews, Cruising News It is not the size of your boat that matters, it is the size of your dreams (published June ) Today’s cruising fleet is made up of boats that are much larger than they were only just a. The Pocket Cruiser design was the result of requests that were coming in to Popular Science for an over-nighter that would be as easy to build as the weekender, -but for people who cared more about room inside than the lively performance of the Weekender.
[ Home ] [ Factory Boats ] [ Boats U Build ] [ E-mail Form ] [ Equipment ] [ Other Links ] [ Books ] [ Movies ] [ BoatsForSale ] [ Pictures ] Factory Built Pocket Cruisers I have divided these boats into two groups: 20 feet or less.
and. Over 20 feet. Jay R. Benford has tackled this problem by writing (and publishing) a paperback book.
"Pocket Cruisers & Tabloid Yachts contains complete plans for six (ten if you count the variants) small cruising boats from the boards of the Benford Design Group. Full lines drawings, arrangements, construction details, offsets.
"PocketShip" is a small cruising sailboat of refined model, meant to sail well on all points, provide dry camping accommodations for two adults, and tow behind a four-cylinder car. More than 60 are sailing or under construction on six continents.
Designer John C. Harris has designed, built, owned, and cruised aboard a variety of smallcraft. And it gets better. Today’s 4-stroke outboards have made pocket cruisers less expensive to purchase, operate, maintain and service. “The outboard power gives us a chance to offer a lower price and still continue to offer a trailerable, fuel-efficient boat,” says Sam Bisset, director of communications for Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats, which now offers inboard and outboard versions of.
Most pocket or mini-cruisers will also have a hot water tank plus a cockpit portable cooler and perhaps cockpit seating which converts to a dinette or sun-lounge. Most of these boats are single engine, sterndrive powered and most have a legally trailer-able eight and one-half foot beam.
Best Pocket Cruiser. The Bavaria Cruiser 34 sailed away with the Best Pocket Cruiser award in an interesting and highly varied small boat category.
By Herb McCormick. Decem Latest. People. Totem’s Interim Normal. People. Point of .Pocket Cruisers & Tabloid Yachts/1 by Benford, Jay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Pocket Cruisers & Tabloid Yachts/1 by Benford, Jay - AbeBooks.However, when you see the lines of Maid of Endor, you could be forgiven for wondering why anyone would ever attempt to better them in a 20' (6m) pocket course, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and thankfully, we all view things differently.
In the case of this design, however, one would be hard pressed to find any faults.