SCAMP update #3

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in SCAMP |

We made good progress last week! The upper planks are permanently bonded (double planks)and the deck chine is in place. The basic deck structure and format has been napkin doodled successfully to the point where sawdust is starting to fly. A tricky point has been figuring how to make the transition of the deck side overhang to the transom which will also have an overhang for deck bonding purposes. Wood Scamps have a nice detail molding cap on...

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SCAMP update #2

Posted by on Aug 11, 2012 in SCAMP |

Here is another SCAMP tidbit to keep you titillated! The below photos show the installation of the double center plank. I think I previously mentioned that we need to make the planks slightly thicker than standard because fiberglass requires a smooth transition between planks. This requires ½” planking thickness…. but ½” plywood wont bend to Scamps sweeping contours, so we decided to double plank layers of ¼’ plywood for the center and upper...

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The SCAMP is a go!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in SCAMP | 2 comments

We’re happy to announce that we have received enough orders for the SCAMP sailboat that we have been able to start development of our fiberglass version! The crew at Gig harbor Boat Works wants to thank those who have already placed their orders for their confidence in us, and their patience as we undertake the substantial project of converting John Welsfords’ soon to be classic design into fiberglass. John intended Scamp to be primarily...

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Announcing the SCAMP – in fiberglass by GHBoats!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2011 in Announcements, SCAMP | 1 comment

We have some exciting news to share!  We’re adding a completely new boat to our production line – the SCAMP!  Those of you familiar with new developments in small craft may have already heard of it… we are thrilled to be able to offer this 12′ micro-cruiser in a fiberglass version, with the same craftsmanship and attention to detail that you’ll find in our other traditionally-styled fiberglass boats. The new...

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