Start with a model

ModelModels help you to understand the building process, the order you will have to work, and where the tricky bits are. They can be simply card, or full-blown timber sailing models. Whichever, the model will look good, inspire you to building, and be a source of pride, conversation, winning friends and influencing people etc etc.

model parts modelmodelFlying Tadpole II would never have been built, never have been raced and never have surfed the Internet had it not been for a model made from display card, fine dowel and plastic bags sitting in the kitchen and hypnotising everyone who came within sight. (Card model & photos © 1996-97 by Pete Gennaro. 19K, 14K,17K)

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