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Stormy Skyes

Discussion in 'Canoe Sailing' started by Dan Miller, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    An old design resurrected. I've posted about this project in the past. John Summers, curator at the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY, took lines off a circa 1920 16-30 sailing canoe, and worked it up as a relatively easy to build plywood canoe. Proof is in the sailing - see the photos. Stormy Skyes is the first off the stocks, built by Dan Sutherland. That's yours truly captured by LOML returning to the dock after a sail across the bay on the St. Lawrence that the museum is located on. Concensus after shakedown cruises is that it's going to be a fun canoe for beginners and experts alike...

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  2. Chris Ostlind

    Chris Ostlind Wind Driven Design

    Yowza !

    OK, Dan, Thanks a lot.

    Now I'm going to need one of those fancy, gymbal mounted drool cups so I can keep my shirt clean.

    What a mean standard has been set for a really cool sailing canoe.

    Chris Ostlind
  3. Daniel Day

    Daniel Day Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    Wow! Looks great. Dan Sutherland does some fine work. Makes my sailing canoe look like a scow. I could not find the information you said you posted. If you would let me know where it is that would be great. More info, more pictures?
    Daniel Day
    Spokane, Wa.
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    Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

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