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2009 Great Lakes Boat Building School Atkins design cat boat

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

For sale is a beautifully crafted, 11’ Atkin designed lapstrake (each plank overlaps the one beneath it) gaff rigged, cat boat. It was traditionally built and donated by students at the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville, MI. It was built using seven different woods – can you identify them? The sail was built and donated by
Newport & Richter in Traverse City, MI.

Proceeds from this classic boat, new trailer, sail and oars will be donated to Little Traverse Sailors Sailing School.

For more information about This boat, Feel free to call or email 24/7.

Elliott@Secondwindsailing.com
Cell – (# removed)

Equipment on Board:

Atkin Gaff Rigged Cat Boat

White Cedar – hull

Sitka Spruce – mast, boom, gaff

Oak – transom, stem, cleats, rudder cheeks

Ash – rails and tiller

Philippine Mahogany – bottom of centerboard trunk

Sapele (a kind of mahogany) – top of centerboard trunk

Fir – inside rails, seat centers, oars

Treated with a mixture of linseed oil, pine tar and turpentine.

Great Lakes Boat Building School Atkins design cat boat
Great Lakes Boat Building School Atkins design cat boat
Great Lakes Boat Building School Atkins design cat boat
Great Lakes Boat Building School Atkins design cat boat
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