Mark Wallace's Black Skiff

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Catch: An Eighth Foot Brace

In an earlier post on foot braces, we presented 7 different styles. Chris Partridge, in his blog, Rowing for Pleasure, introduces us to Jubilee, a 18' lapstrake Langstone Cutter.

18' Langstone Cutter Jubilee

Jubilee uses yet another style of foot brace.
Foot Brace in Jubilee

The line leads to the yoke on the rudder. Note also the beautiful, knot-free floor boards, riveted lapstrake planks and keelson.


  1. That's a very steep stretcher angle, almost vertical. Pretty boat, but I don't think the stretcher looks comfortable.

  2. Agreed... depending on the height of the seat, should be about 20 to 30 degrees back.