Port Aransas, Texas plyWooden Boat Fest 2014

17 - 19 October 2014


official website - www.portaransasplywoodenboatfestival.org
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This event was created by Duckworks and the Farley Boat Works (part of the Port Aransas Museum)
The Texas chapter of the TSCA Traditional Small Craft Association was also involved


Page 1 - - Some sights at the Festival
- these are a small fraction of the 92 boats exhibited at this first of what is planned to be an annual event.


Spring Fever a SkiffAmerica 20


Dianes Rose a house boat from Canada - plans available


foreground - L to R, a pirogue - a Toto - a paddleboard - a trimaran

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This Welsford Pathfinder the Flying M was one of the few in the water in the dock spaces reserved



a pickup pram
one of the in-the-water boats


The Chevy Duck one of the most flamboyant of the PD Racers
The Goat Island Skiff GIR to the right and behind.
Both are creations of John Goodman, and both which sailed the Texas 200.

- another Goat Island Skiff - this one with single mast

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strip plank canoe - ~ - more of no. 19 the Moon Maid below

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The builder/owner says this started out as a pirogue then he decked it over.

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A melonseed skiff made slightly larger

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a Wee Rob

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another mellon seed type boat

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Mikes Boat 17 ft. long designed by Jim Michalak. It is an enlarged version of the Piccup Pram.
(The pink and orange sail belongs to the boat behind Mikes Boat.)


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Port Aransas plyWooden Boat Festival 2014 - Page 2

Family Boatbuilding at Port Aransas plyWooden Boat Festival 2014


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update 29 October 2014


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