Oddly enough, it's at the microskiff and cartopper
level where another tantalizing possibility is coming to light.
This belief stems from my childhood, when I fished from a 14-foot cartopper
," he says, "rowing around the Morgan's Point area of Lake Erie in the eastern basin.
Here it is, the final installment in our three-part series on how to build Cartopper, our sailing skiff.
10 x 1" stainless steel pan head screws and washers 3 TFH Cartopper Sailing Hardware Kit(*) 1 6-1/2' varnished basswood oars(*) 1 pair Cartopper Leg o'mutton Dacron sail(**) 1 Lacquer thinner 1 qt.
One model is the sturdy, v-bow "cartopper" from northern states, built for surviving on big, cold lakes.
Few people actually put a so-called "cartopper" on top, without inviting a sprained back or cracked windshield.
Northerners moving to Florida brought countless family cartoppers with them and they're probably more common here than in any southern state.
Here's the second installment of how to build Cartopper
, our sailing skiff.
You can--by building "Cartopper," our sailing skiff.
Cartopper was designed by Philip Bolger, a prominent boat designer, and the building methods were refined by Harold "Dynamite" Payson (see For More Information, p.
(*) Part of the TFH Cartopper Fiberglassing Kit, available from Spruce Head Marine, Dept.
After years of running tiny cartoppers
, he took the leap in '82.