Here you'll find the supplies needed to build the Sailing RowCruiser and suggested retailers that sell them.
Some of the materials required to build the Sailing RowCruiser will be hard to find in your local hardware stores. We have compiled a list of the more obscure items, and links to where you can purchase them. Prices for the items may have changed since these were compiled in 2016.
The remaining items – plywood, wood, sanding supplies, can be purchased at your local builders supply.
Our Sailing RowCruiser's resource section offers additional information and instruction for building this boat.
Two Bic O’Pen Sails (each $179.99) $359.98
Two Bic O’Pen Batten Sets (each $79,99) $159.98
Intensity Sails Total: $519.96 plus S&H
Two Forked Gooseneck for Bic Open ($22.70 each) $45.40
Two O’pen Mast Support Step Deck ($13.60 each) $27.20
Mauri Pro Sailing Total: $709.20 plus S&H
Two 1/4 inch Swivel Base Deck Blocks (RL-306-A) ($12.19 each) $24.38
Two Ronstan Triple, becket, v-jam cleat, loop head Blocks (RF343) ($50.11 each) $100.22
Five 1/4 inch Single Blocks (RL-201) ($3.14 each) $15.70
Two Camcleats - without strap (RL-260) ($6.72 each) $133.44
50 Feet of 1/4 inch Double Braid Nylon Rope ($0.42 per foot) $21
24 Feet of 4mm Marlow Excel Racing Line ($0.72 per foot) $17.28
Two 3/8 inch Nylon Fairleads (SD-082010) ($0.95 each) $1.80
Eight 3/8 inch Stainless Eyes (RL-313) ($1.10 each) $8.80
Four Stainless Shackles (RL-312-0) ($2.36 each) $9.46
Two Aluminum Cleats (SD-002540) ($10.49 each) $20.98
Duckworks Total: $326.14 plus S&H
End Caps (1.5” od fit) $8.14
McMaster Carr total: $8.14 plus S&H
Lumber for Akas – clear pine (Home depot) $40
Aluminum for booms: available at metal dealers (such as Metal Supermarket), 14’ is required of 1.5” od with 1/16”-thick walls. $2/foot $28
Stainless Hardware: Nuts bolts etc (quite an assortment is required for affixing all the hardware – any good hardware store should have the required hardware $30
Fiberglass/epoxy supplies (www.raka.com). There should be sufficient epoxy supplies left over from the materials purchased for the main RowCruiser hull to complete the sailing components. Any additional materials (glass cloth, etc) required can be purchased at www.raka.com. $100
Okoume Plywood: two sheets of 4 ml Lloyds approved okoume $65 each $130
Total from elsewhere: $328