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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jason Thompson's Wye River Garvey Dory

Jason Thompson just sent me a question about his current boat building project (A Glousterman Ultralight Rowing Dory) and sent along this photo and description of his previous project, a 16' Wye River Garvey/Dory. Here's what he had to say about it:

The Wye River Garvey I constructed from your design is WONDERFUL. I modified it a bit and added an inboard jet. It easily handles 4 inches of water at 32 mph upstream and 36 mph downstream on my local Chemung river!
Thank you,
Jason Thompson

Wye River Garvey Dory Wood boat plans

Wye River Garvey Dory Wooden boat plans

More information, plans ordering information, and free downloadable study plans of this boat may be found at: 16' Wye River Garvey Dory Boat Plans.

Jeff Spira, Naval Architect, marine engineer and boat designer

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