Boatcraft NSW Plans

The Muck-A-Bout plans have been developed for a novice boat builder to learn the tips and tricks of using Morden technology products. Panels are cut out with a hand saw, holes drilled and then stitched together to form a canoe. To turn it into  a boat that floats use Bote Cote epoxy resin is thickened with gluing and filleting powder.  

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Building the Starlight trailer sailor is like building a big stitch n Glue Canoe. It was designed by an experienced sailor who lives in Elliston in south Australia. David Designed the Starlight as a coast Cruising boat to take his sons on weekend camps coast hopping along Eyre peninsula. It proved itself to be a great sharpie type 

Adrians Starlight Dory Rigged Hawkesbury
Side view of builders jig with frames set up looking Aft quarter

Side view of builders jig with frames set up looking Aft quarter

Starlight Frame in place on building Jig.

Starlight Frame in place on building Jig.

Starlight Framed up & Ready to fix panels

Starlight Framed up & Ready to fix panels

View from Bow showing all side panels fitted

View from Bow showing all side panels fitted

Centre board with glued in metal plate

Centre board with glued in metal plate

Whole Completed and painted.

Whole Completed and painted.

Whole Completed and painted.

Whole Completed and painted.

Whole Completed and painted.

Whole Completed and painted.

Completed Starlight on new trailer waiting for test run.

Completed Starlight on new trailer waiting for test run.

Completed Starlight locking from Aft

Completed Starlight locking from Aft

Aaron starlight undergoing Sea Trails.

Aaron starlight undergoing Sea Trails.

Another Starlight called Indian on Lack Macquarie

Another Starlight called Indian on Lack Macquarie

Starlight "Indian" at Lake Macquarie Wooden Boat Festival.

Starlight "Indian" at Lake Macquarie Wooden Boat Festival.

Stern view of Indian lake Mac Wooden Boat Festival.

Stern view of Indian lake Mac Wooden Boat Festival.