The Timeless Pattino | WoodenBoat Magazine


Case Turner
 





Italy’s oar-powered catamarans, called pattinos, first appeared as workboats. After World War II, they became popular with beachgoing tourists. “The pattino,” writes the author, “creates a delicious sense of calm and quiet.”



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Thanks, Dirt. Those look like nice, practical boats, especially for Ol' Coots. <g>

Have any of you had anything to do with Bolger's outboard catamaran, Fishcat? Bernie Wolford built one in Portland, but I've never seen it. Scroll down for a couple of photos of one:

http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?142559-Need-Outboard-Tender-Plans-Suggestions&highlight=fishcat

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Italy’s oar-powered catamarans, called pattinos, first appeared as workboats. After World War II, they became popular with beachgoing tourists. “The pattino,” writes the author, “creates a delicious sense of calm and quiet.”
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