No longer being made. Last Kit.
This boat design came from the prestigious design office of John G.Alden Naval Architects, Inc.
located in Boston, Massachusetts. It was a modification of a previous Alden design, "The Sakonnet Daysailer" which was designed in 1939.
The complete kit features:
Midwest's Micro-Cut Quality Basswood and Mahogany parts.
Cleanly pre-cut parts including Frames, Keel, Transom, Deck, Cabin, Side Planking and Bottom Planking.
Complete fittings set which includes cotton material for sails, rudder, frames, deck, cockpit floor, seats and coamings.
Hardwood display base is included.
Overall Length: 14-5/16"
Scale: 3/4" = 1'
This kit is intended for the person having some prior building experience building wooden boats. The kit contains parts that require cutting, fitting, shaping and fabricating.
Midwest's line of Success Series boat kits are designed and engineered for your satisfaction and success. All of Midwest's Apprentice Series model kits contain Micro-Cut Quality Woods and their exclusive Success Series Construction Manual, an extensive all English, illustrated, step-by-step manual that makes building a pleasure.
Build a little piece of American history . . . with Midwest's Apprentice Series Kits. Midwest's Apprentice Boats are modeled after the original boats used in the 1800s and early 1900s. When you build these boats, you will learn real boat building techniques with different types of hull construction such as lapstrake and strip planking. The hull of each boat is built on a frame, just like the real thing.
Made in the USA.
Required Items: (not included)
hobby knife, razor saw, sandpaper, wood glue for wood parts, CA for metal parts (super glue),
paint and varnish.
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