Sailors have choices ranging from an 8-foot lapstrake
dinghy to a traditional 17-foot dory.
is stunning, a dazzling piece in brilliant yellow that proceeds across the wall on a diagonal, in sections, like tiles.
Sailors will know of the Norwegian lapstrake
or clinker-built (12) technique of planking the hulls of Viking ships--there is no trace of that method of joining and waterproofing that I have seen in the stave churches, only the tongue-and-groove method with vertical planks, not strakes.
A common build method for a wooden canoe is the lapstrake
type, the method of boat construction in which the planks of wood overlap each other, much like the siding on a house.
During her first visit to the Adirondacks in 1988, Christine Jerome became fascinated by the Adirondack Museum, and a tiny lapstrake
canoe of white cedar coated with oil and shellac, only nine-feet long and weighing 10 1/2 pounds.