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Building Badger
Building Badger

Building Badger

& the Benford Sailing Dory Designs


160 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Trade Paper, $25.00 (US $25.00) (CA $30.00)

Publication Date: August 2011

ISBN 9781888671285

Rights: WOR

Tiller Publishing (Aug 2011)

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Detailed plans for several sizes of sailing dory designs

Popularized by the bestselling Voyaging on a Small Income, the Badger design of Benford sailing dories is fully dissected in the comprehensive guide to its conception, design, and construction. With sections by a skilled Badger builder, the in-depth, how-to includes detailed architectural plans of each boat for DIY enthusiasts, while commentary reveals the designer's logic behind the idea, the sailing capabilities and clever innovations of the boat, and builder's tips on choosing the best tools and materials to execute the plan. Featured boats include the twin keel cutter, the Baby Badger, and the sailing dory Donna, among others.

Author Biography

Jay Benford is the author of Pocket Cruisers & Tabloid Yachts, Small Craft Plans, and Small Ships. He lives in Easton, Maryland. Pete Hill built the first Badger sailing dory, gaining recognition for his skilled woodworking. He lives on a boat and sails around the world.