This hull is designed for use as an
easily car-topped fishing boat and was originally designed for a fly
fisherman in Texas. It will perform very well for use in lakes, rivers and
protected coastal waters. It is a planing type hull designed for use with
a small outboard motor. Up to twelve horsepower outboards can be used with
this small craft if sufficient flotation is built into the seats in the
The twelve foot hull with two foam flotation seats
built in will weigh less than 85 lbs. It is a strong , lightweight hull
that can be easily transported to a favorite fishing area. If your not
into fishing use it as a small runabout just for fun! See what John
Rathbun has to say about his 12 Ft. hull.
Although designed originally as a twelve footer, this
Fisherman dinghy can be built in lengths (LOA) of twelve or fifteen feet,
simply by changing the station spacing and the length of the strongback.
Specifications are provided for both lengths (LOA) twelve and fifteen
feet. (Click on Lines Drawing to the right for
specifications!) The same mold patterns are used for both lengths.
The displacement, load capacity and hydrostatic calculations are different
for each length.
When you purchase the plans package for this dinghy
you will receive full size patterns for the eleven station molds and the
stem and transom pieces and the most comprehensive construction manual
currently available for amateur boat builders. The manual provides a
complete written description and a photographic illustration of each step
of the construction process. It is a lot of fun, building your own fishing
This easily car topped fishing boat will have you at
your favorite fishing hole at any time you like and at a moments notice!
Keefe's latest 12' Fisherman. This boat is being
built 35% oversize with Bob's innovative interior design!
Plans Price $139.00 Including Shipping & Handling
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