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Circa's first ever boat. C 1962

Aug 23, 2013 | Industrial Marine General

Way back in the early 1960's Alan Farrand built this 30 foot centre board vessel in his back garden.

Vessel specs.

  • LOA - 30'2"
  • LWL - 25'
  • Beam - 10'11"
  • Draft - 3'6" without centreboard 5' with.
  • Engine 40hp Perkins.
  • Displacement 6.5 Tons. 
  • The hull is planked with 1" Kauri

Step 1 - Go out into the woods and find a suitable tree.


Step 2 - Start cutting


Step 3 - Keep cutting ! 


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