Author Results for Alan Shaw

The Bridgewater Flatner

By Alan Shaw

This short paper describes the design, construction and use of the Bridgewater Flatner, a small double-ended open boat, of either 16 or 19 feet, with an almost flat bottom. The author suggests that the small fore-and-aft camber and thwartship rocker, together with the use of lee-boards instead of a keel, enabled the flatner to be […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft | Shipbuilding & Design