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Black Fly 8™
 
Black Fly 8 bottom
 
 
Plans: $70
Partial Kit: $85
 
   
 
Specifications
LOA: 8'   Shape: round bottom
Weight: 28 lbs.   Keel: 5° garboard deadrise
Beam: 50"   Capacity: 475 lbs.
Amidship: 16"   Building time: 125 hrs est.
 
     
 

The "vee" plywood bottom section contributes to the stiffness of the hull and provides a good measure of abrasion resistance for landing, lightly I hope, on a rocky beach.

The Dacron is applied in one piece and is stuck to the plywood with a tough Zip-guard finish.

The quadruple chine, Geodesic part of the design configuration, contributes to a good looking lap streak appearing Nordic pram hull.

An interesting innovation is an optional flotation seat cushion that is a zippered waterproof dry storage chamber. It is made from durable Expedition Nylon.

 
         
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Aladdin Products, Inc. d/b/a
Monfort Associates
50 Haskell Road
Westport, Maine 04578

 

Phone: 207 882-5504
e-mail:
bettemonfort <at>
roadrunner.com

     
 
 
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