Miles Macedo of North Providence, Rhode Island, launched his 3′ rocker dory on Christmas Day, 2012. His grandfateher, Rod Fuqua, built the boat with cedar planking and oak stem and transom. He bought the plans by Buckley Smith at The WoodenBoat Store.
Introducing Wee Pumpkin, the newest addition to our cradle boat fleet! Featuring full size patterns for all parts, a complete construction booklet, and a unique building system that is builder and baby-friendly. Requiring only about 3 days for construction, this delightful little cradle boat can be finished and ready for the newborn sailor in time for even the strictest of nature’s timelines.
Terry Matthews of Mt. Vernon, WA, built not one but two boats for his granddaughter, Etta Cameron, who was launched herself in April 2010. Terry welcomed her home with rocking boat cradle designed by Jordan Boats of South Beach, Oregon, and shown on the right in these pictures.
Stu Fyfe of Brewster, Massachusetts, launchged this 54" Beach Pea Baby Cradle just about the time of the launch of his grandson, Owen James Fyfe. Inspired by the Doug Hylan Beach Pea that he'd already built, Stu put this cradle together with mahogany plywood, Douglas-fir, and rockers made of ash.