Plans to build the 27' [8.2 M] Mobile Garvey Dory

To meet the need for an even larger Garvey Dory, one that could be easily built into a shanty houseboat, I created the Mobile. Outfitted using soome of the ideas many people are using for "Van Life" you could make a great river explorer and live aboard on this platform. It couyld also be used as a small looper as well, and you could put on bicycles or scooters for getting around when you were moored. I can't wait to see some of the ideas that will spring up for builders of this design.

A Drop-down bow door to use the boat for wheelchairs, dirt bikes, or other roll-on-off options is included as an option on the plans.

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About Garveys

Garveys have been used all over the world, where a small, highly maneuverable shallow water boat is needed that is very stable and can carry a heavy load. Nowhere are they more popular than in the bayous and bays of the Gulf Coast of the United States, where week choked inlets, wide open, shallow bays, and narrow tree lined meandering rivers abound. These boats will carry an enormous load for their size, while operating very economically, with minimal power requirements. You can pole, paddle, row, or of course power them with standard or mud-type outboards. There are few better choices for a rugged workboat in mostly shallow water than a Garvey style dory.



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