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Sunday, September 8 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Song Wren: Building the First One

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Sam Devlin designed the Song Wren, a 21-foot gaff-rigged cutter, in 2011, and this is the first example to be completed. Builder Larry Cheek will explain and illustrate the construction process, including the custom design of the cabin interior and other personal riffs departing, for better or worse, from the plans. Cheek will also talk about cost, problem-solving, and managing the emotional cycles that accompany a project like this.

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Larry Cheek

Larry Cheek is a journalist and serial boatbuilder. His writing on boats and other topics has appeared in The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, WoodenBoat, Sail magazine, and numerous other publications. He has built four wooden sailboats and two kayaks... Read More →


Sunday September 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Explorer Stage