The Bayou Skiff
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Building the Bayou Skiff
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Adding a dry storage compartment.
The underside of the top is reinforced, the curve has a 'rise' of 1 1/2" in .
A ledger board is use to support the top
Marking and cutting holes in the bulkhead to receive the seat rails.
Fiber glassing the bottom with a final coat of resin/graphite.
Clothing the inside seams
no counter weight used to balance the boat
comfortable and easy to paddle or row
Using the USCG formula to establish displacement, we sank the boat!
222 gallons @ 8.35 pounds per gallon = 1853.7 pounds *.3 = 556.11 pounds.
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full building plans
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