Robert Mann rows his pulling boat SPORTIN WOOD in the Vallecito Reservoir in southwest Colorado. The plans for 18' x 36" beauty are from WB, #97, designed by Ken Bassett. He launched her in May 2001 are spending three months building her. SPORTIN WOOD sports African mahogany planking over white oak frames. Robert writes that her looks are only surpassed by her rowing qualities. Her hull glides effortlessly through the water.