I guess you could say that I've started building... sort of. I've got the plans for a small sailing pram from Glen-L, and have bought the first materials... a few boxes of Bronze screws used in the construction of said model. I'm planning on picking up a sheet of 1/2 AB Exterior ply for the frames next week as a Christmas
present to myself, and will probably pick up the necessary lumber
(mahogany) a week or two after (as the budget
Thanks for all the great advice on methods to approach sailing. Part of the reason that I decided to go the build route
is that I know I enjoy building things at least as much as I do the sailing part. Yes, I know that it will cost as much, or more, overall before I have a completed boat, but for anyone who has "done it themselves" (no matter what the build is), there is a certain satisfaction of accomplishment in the doing.
I still expect to be on the water
in my new sailing dinghy