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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Will Smith's Caladesi Carolina Dory for Crabbing

Just got this email and pictures of a Caladesi Dory just completed. Here's what the builder had to say about it:

Jeff,
Here are a few pics of my boat ready for crabbing. It rides & handles well. Its a crowd stopper.
Thanks for your help.
Will Smith

Caladesi Carolina Dory Wooden Boat Plans

Caladesi Carolina Dory Wood Boat Plans

He did a really nice job, and it looks like it'll become a great working boat.

More info, free study prints, and links to purchase plans are available here: 20' Caladesi Carolina Dory Boat Plans.

Jeff Spira, Naval Architect, marine engineer and boat designer

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