Launching the Sandpiper at the
I finally finished the boat I've been working on all Winter. It's a Chesapeake Lightcraft "Skerry" kit designed for sail and oar. I named it the "Sandpiper."
The dimensions are 15' x 4' 8". The hull is Okoume marine plywood, thwarts are Sapele marine plywood, gunwales and breasthooks are African Mahogany. I also made some oars of Sitka Spruce and Black Walnut.
The Coast Guard performs their rescue demonstration as a part of the Homer Seafeast.
My friend Brad showed up to help me christened the Sandpiper with