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I previously posted a topic on how to take lines/plans off photos for a very basic sailboat that I learned how to sail in way back when...the camp in Maine where I went had four of these boats and I would like to build scale models of the four boats (named the Loon, Gull, Hawk and Falcon) for the 100th anniversary of the camp next August and donate them at the event. Obtained this brochure page from the president of the company that manufactured this boat (Cape Cod Shipbuilding Company) but no other records exist. I do have several pictures of the boats under sail from old camp pictures and
The build log reconstruction begins... It has been a long time since I’ve started a new sailing ship build, with my sailing ship model (Oneida) taking about 4 years to complete. Ever since building Smuggler, an 1870’s mackerel seiner from Gloucester, I’ve been smitten by 19th and 20th century American fishing schooners. There are a number builds, both in progress and completed, that have been inspiring to me – Bluenose builds, a couple of Ben Lathams, a scratch build of Columbia, and even a few of the “yachty” Americas. Jim Lefever, who’s impressive Benjamin Latham build was a g