|Max Wawrazyniak's Oracle|
|...and an End View|
Jim, using a GPS found the speed to be 4 mph (6.4 kmh) at a 'cruising pace', and 5+ mph (8+ kmh) when he pushed hard.
Max Wawrzyniak published an article in Duckworks focused on building Oracle.
|Max's Oracle under Construction|
Gerry L. also has an Oracle build documented on his site.
Jim has a good article on setting up the seat and oarlocks to get the correct trim on an Oracle or any other rowboat.
|Steve Chamber's Oracle|
- Fore and aft decks made either with plywood or skin-on-frame
- Floorboards to provide dry sleeping platform and attachment points for rowing seat and foot braces
- Temporary shelter.
Oracle, another great design by Jim Michalak: easy to build, good looking, fast.