Plans for Marjorie, the House Barge

A Design from Tad Roberts.   He lists no price, but the smallest of his designs is over $500 for plans.   The beam will make trailering difficult to impossible.  Very attractive design.

  • Vessel Specifications and Comments

    • Construction: Plywood on frames
    • LOA: 26′
    • LWL: 26′
    • Beam: 12′ 0″
    • Draft:
    • Displacement to DWL: lbs
    • Power: Outboard in a well
  • General Comments: 26’ west coast version of the popular European barge, this is the most boat in a rather short length.  She has more interior than almost any other 26’ boat; two sleeping cabins, a head, galley, and a pilothouse.  Thus, while small material cost and construction, man hours will be high for such a short boat.  There is space under the pilothouse for a large water tank and lots of storage.  She has her own propulsion via an outboard in a well.

Design Comments

26’ west coast version of the popular European barge, this is the most boat in a rather short length.  She has more interior than almost any other 26’ boat; two sleeping cabins, a head, galley, and a pilothouse.  Thus, while small material cost and construction, man hours will be high for such a short boat.  There is space under the pilothouse for a large water tank and lots of storage.  She has her own propulsion via an outboard in a well.

Visit the Tad Roberts website to learn more.

Originally posted 2012-01-09 19:59:06.

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