An exercise in traditional wooden boat construction. during the victorian period, amesbury skiffs were a common sight at resorts and as tenders for harbor use and clamming. they are a variation of the dory and are built in much the same manner; communally they are called “dory-skiffs.” founded in 1793 in amesbury, msassachusetts,.... Located: massachusetts. 18′ amesbury skiff, wood, built 2008, seats 7, fore and aft stowage, custom boat cover. indoor winter storage from ’08 to ’15. reusable shrink wrap cover, new in ’16. 40hp mercury outboard, 160 hours on engine, power tilt, hydraulic steering. 2 gas tanks, bilge pump, vhf radio, depth sounder.. Born in a day before noaa weather updates, radar, or gps, the amesbury dory was designed to be launched from a mothership and fished out on the grand banks, where a 3- to 5-foot swell was just another day at the office..

Apropos of Nothing: 3/29/09 - 4/5/09

Apropos of nothing: 3/29/09 - 4/5/09

Ride the boat: This is 12 foot wooden boat plans

Ride the boat: this is 12 foot wooden boat plans

Excited.. my first boat prospect, 16' Amesbury! - The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum

Excited.. my first boat prospect, 16' amesbury! - the hull truth - boating and fishing forum

Amesbury Dory-Skiff | Mystic Seaport Ships Plans

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Amesbury Skiff Boat Plans

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Amesbury Skiff Boat Plans

Building a traditional workboat in stitch-and-glue construction. graham mckay grew up in amesbury, massachusetts, on the banks of the merrimack river.. Whether shopping for an 18-foot skiff or moving up to a 44-foot sportfisherman, today’s boat buyers are all demanding… Continue Reading

Amesbury Skiff Boat Plans

Building a traditional workboat in stitch-and-glue construction. graham mckay grew up in amesbury, massachusetts, on the banks of the merrimack river.. Whether shopping for an 18-foot skiff or moving up to a 44-foot sportfisherman, today’s boat buyers are all demanding… Continue Reading

Amesbury Skiff Boat Plans

Gator boat co. wooden boat plans, build your own skiff, dory, duckboat, sneakboat or plywood johnboat.. Workhorse of the famed grand banks fisherman, this versatile and seaworthy craft was able to survive nearly everything the atlantic ocean could throw at… Continue Reading