Designing and Building a Stretched Dory

  • 25 Feb 2015
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Bahrs Landing Restaurant, 1 Bay Avenue, Highlands, NJ

PUBLIC PRESENTATION: Designing & Building a Stretched Dory by Don Betts.

Don Betts and friends had been building coxed four- and six-oared Whitehall and Cornish gigs at various locations from Maine to New York City, and wanted to build a simpler rowing boat.

They decided to build a four-oared 26' stretched dory from a John Gardner drawing of a 19' dory. Don's talk will show how the design came about and the construction at part of Team Youth Rowing.

7:30pm: Light refreshments.

 

8:00pm - 9:00pm: Presentation


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Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County's maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County's wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through the experiental on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for co-ed youth age 14-21.

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