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USEFUL LINKS
FOR THE HOME CANOE & SKIFF BUILDER

(Last up-dated 29/12/14)

You may find some of these links useful - if you have any suggestions for further links or if you find a particular link does not work, send us an e-mail.

Home Boatbuilders of Selway Fisher Designs
http://www.webcdi.com/Prospector/ Adam Plourde's Fisher Prospector canoe - building her and the first voyage.
http://www.rowalicia.co.uk Neil Warren's Thames 12 rowing skiff which he is using for a sponsored trip along the K&A Canal to raise funds for the Great Ormond St. Hospital.
http://www.theknowledgeservice.co.uk Detailed construction and use of Bob Day's 12' Esk Kayak
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~ltu006/images/boatbuilding/index.htm Colin Calder's Waterman 16
 www.wir-bauen-ein-boot.ch Simon Muller's Prospector 17

There are several other sites around - if you produce your own web page based upon an SFDesign, let us know and we will link to it.

   
Boating Magazines, Books etc
www.watercraft.co.uk Watercraft Magazine - UK
www.classicboat.co.uk Classic Boat Magazine - UK
www.woodenboat.com Wooden Boat Magazine - US
www.kayarchy.co.uk An on-line sea kayaking handbook full of resources
   
Canoe & Skiff Builders etc
www.woodenboats.uk.com Chippendale Craft Ltd - UK (produce kits to some of our designs
http://website.lineone.net/~amourelle/canoe/details.htm 18'6" Silent Explorer strip electric canoe
http://www.jordanboats.co.uk Jordan Boats offering plank kits, part complete and complete boats to SFDesigns including the Northumbrian Cobles.
www.rainbowboats.com Kits in the USA for some of our canoes and dinghies.
www.capeboatworks.com.au Plank kits for SFDesigns in Australia
www.HolzKanuMuseum.de An excellent canoeing resource - a museum and store in Stuttgart, Germany.
http://www.solwaydory.co.uk For canoe sailing rigs etc and some nice sailing canoes
www.overwaterboats.co.uk Overwater Boats offer boat repair, storage and boatbuilding courses in Cumbria UK - they have run courses using the Selway Fisher Prospector canoe but will do the same with other designs.
http://www.burnettboats.co.uk/index.html Burnett Boats make a nice version of the Hazelnut canoe which they call the Coniston 15.
   
Materials & Suppliers
www.robbins.co.uk Robbins Timber - UK supply marine ply, epoxies and marine fastenings
www.wessex-resins.com WEST epoxies
www.classicmarine.co.uk Classic Marine - UK Classic bronze/brass boat fittings
www.rwo-marine.com RWO - UK largely low cost fittings
www.advantagecomposites.com System Three Resins at good prices from the USA.
www.jeckells.co.uk One of many sailmakers who have made sails for SFDesigns.
www.cedarstrip.co.uk Suppliers of Cedar Strip and WEST System epoxies.
   
Training Courses
www.boatbuildingtraining.com Lyme Regis School of Boatbuilding - UK
www.overwaterboats.co.uk Canoe building courses based on the Fisher Prospector and other courses including Coracle building, paddle making and sea kayak building. Other services include canoe, kayak and small boat building, repair and refurbishment.
Boat Shows/Boating Sites etc
www.boatsonshow.co.uk Boats on Show - UK - a good show for small boat enthusiasts

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SFD_builders_sailors

A Group/Forum on the web for those building and using boats designed by Selway Fisher (or those thinking of doing so) - questions on materials, sourcing, techniques and boat types are posted up - below, a 16' LOD Islay Skiff built by Rob Johnsey :-
Islay 16' Skiff