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boat house

Post by Murra » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 06:55:20


Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

Murray

 
 
 

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Post by {AGUT2}=IWIK » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 07:42:15

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> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

You don't need a book, it's simple! Make a big shed, with two floors. On
the ground floor, put your boat racks as closly together as possible to
make manoeuvring as difficult as possible.

Then, put a bench pull and squat machine on the second floor. You're done.

Alex.

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Post by Henry La » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 08:44:09

On Sat, 05 Apr 2003 23:42:15 +0100, {AGUT2}=IWIK=

Quote:

>> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

>You don't need a book, it's simple! Make a big shed, with two floors. On
>the ground floor, put your boat racks as closly together as possible to
>make manoeuvring as difficult as possible.

Don't forget to put in something to encourage the swans to stand
around shitting between the boathouse door and the water.

(Hey guys, we're not really being much help here ....)

Henry Law       <><     Manchester, England

 
 
 

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Post by Mike Sulliva » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 09:34:30

Quote:

> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

I don't know of one.

Certainly RSR can help a little, I bet.  Where are you putting one,
what's the climate, water like?
what's the possible development budget?

There are about 1/2 dozen boathouses going up around the USA right now
that
I know of, 3 of them within 130 miles of me in Cali.   Interestingly, I
work at
Stanford which is putting up an expensive one ($4 mil) and I'm putting
up a cheap
one where I live in Lake County ($35k).

Mike

 
 
 

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Post by {AGUT2}=IWIK » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 10:22:28

Quote:
> Don't forget to put in something to encourage the swans to stand
> around shitting between the boathouse door and the water.

> (Hey guys, we're not really being much help here ....)

Of course. I'm used to the 'everything just dies' Tideway ;)

Alex.

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Post by David Biddulp » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 16:16:23


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> > Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

> You don't need a book, it's simple! Make a big shed, with two floors. On
> the ground floor, put your boat racks as closly together as possible to
> make manoeuvring as difficult as possible.

> Then, put a bench pull and squat machine on the second floor. You're done.

You forgot the bar.   Or at least a table on which to put a barrel of beer.
:-)
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Rowing web pages at
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Post by chris harriso » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 16:52:22

Quote:



> >>Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

> >You don't need a book, it's simple! Make a big shed, with two floors. On
> >the ground floor, put your boat racks as closly together as possible to
> >make manoeuvring as difficult as possible.

> >Then, put a bench pull and squat machine on the second floor. You're
> done.

> You forgot the bar.   Or at least a table on which to put a barrel of
> beer.
> :-)

David, the voice of sanity as always ;)
 
 
 

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Post by David Biddulp » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 17:13:09


Quote:

..
> > You forgot the bar.   Or at least a table on which to put a barrel of
> > beer.
> > :-)

> David, the voice of sanity as always ;)

I trusted that you, coming from a club with one of the most popular bars on
the Tideway (and, from the sound of last weekend's reports, some of the most
popular barmaids!), would agree with me.  :-)
--
David Biddulph
Rowing web pages at
http://www.biddulph.org.uk/
 
 
 

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Post by Hihih » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 19:03:04


Quote:
> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

I don't know one.
We're moving into a new one next year (if things go as planned). I think the
committee designing it just had some demands, and then used some of their
creative skills to make it look beautiful. I could prolly dig up the demands
for our new boathouse up somewhere, but I think this could differ per
country?
I suggest you go look at other boathouses in your area, and talk to the
people there. That's what people here have been doing as well. It'll give
you some ideas.
Good luck!

Higs,

Hihihi

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Post by Henry La » Mon, 07 Apr 2003 20:42:55

On Sat, 05 Apr 2003 16:34:30 -0800, Mike Sullivan

Quote:


>> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

>I don't know of one.

>Certainly RSR can help a little, I bet.  Where are you putting one,
>what's the climate, water like?
>what's the possible development budget?

>There are about 1/2 dozen boathouses going up around the USA right now
>that
>I know of, 3 of them within 130 miles of me in Cali.   Interestingly, I
>work at
>Stanford which is putting up an expensive one ($4 mil) and I'm putting
>up a cheap
>one where I live in Lake County ($35k).

And I'm involved in fitting out one that's being built for us this
summer and autumn.  The basic design of the building is done (it has
to fit with the existing watersports centre next door) but the club is
responsible for specifying the details.   Murray, do mail me direct if
you think I can be of some help.  We have drawings, for example; they
don't belong to me but I expect it's possible to get whoever does own
them to scan them, if it would help you.

But the two floors/racks down below/doors towards the water/training
room plus clubroom with room for beer/showers somewhere/cupboard for
keeping stuff in / boatman's workshop/ formula is pretty standard.

Of course, if you've got just a leeeetle more dosh then you can have
one of these:
http://utladyvols.ocsn.com/facilities/rowing-facility.html

Henry Law       <><     Manchester, England

 
 
 

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Post by Walt Fe » Tue, 08 Apr 2003 02:01:22

I don't know of any book either.  However, if you're looking at the
higher end (lots of $$$$), try some of the architectural magazines.
I've seen some boathouses written up in the recent past.

You might also check plans for any boathouses put up recently or in the
works (e.g. St Joe's in Philly, Stanford, Space Coast Crew in Florida,
several others).  If someone spent that much cash or were using public
funds in any way, they did a lot of advance work and the details are
laying around somewhere.

Some places have also used prefab buildings and did the measurement work
themselves.  A lot of the prefab manufacturers advertise on the internet
so there's plenty of info on the design for you to examine.  You won't
find them listing boathouses as a product but garages, hangars, etc are
similar enough.  Not the most stylish of facilities but they can do the
job, especially if you don't have $4 mil in alumni cash to play with!
You get what you pay for.

If nothing else, the above might let you know what you don't want!

Best of luck

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> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

> Murray

 
 
 

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Post by ehrl.. » Tue, 08 Apr 2003 05:16:50


Quote:

>> Does anyone know of a book available on boat house design.

>You don't need a book, it's simple! Make a big shed, with two floors. On
>the ground floor, put your boat racks as closly together as possible to
>make manoeuvring as difficult as possible.

>Then, put a bench pull and squat machine on the second floor. You're done.

>Alex.

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Post by John Dav » Tue, 08 Apr 2003 08:12:35

Quote:

> I work at
> Stanford which is putting up an expensive one ($4 mil) and I'm putting
> up a cheap
> one where I live in Lake County ($35k).

I paced off the Stanford facility.  It is 120' wide (24' per bay x 5
bays) and 80' deep.  That's pretty typical for facilities being built
today.

JD

 
 
 

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Post by li » Tue, 08 Apr 2003 19:19:05

oh and don't forget you'll need to install some cold showers with
non-existant water pressure - preferably ones that leak into the boat
area.

On the bright side don't bother with any sizeable area for boat
maintenace, the smaller the better - though you will need quite a bit
of space for storing useless/broken kit dating from 1952 - 1992 (e.g
seats that no longer fit any boat; clog shoes; bent backstays etc)

liz

 
 
 

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Post by John Mulhollan » Wed, 09 Apr 2003 02:34:45

Oh, and build it out of wood so that you can't get fire insurance and can
have endless hours of fun looking for dry-rot, wet-rot and other exciting
organisms.  But you can have hot showers; so long as they are so hot that
you require immediate medical attention unless you can get to the next door
boathouse's icy cold showers.  And save on storage space for the old kit by
dropping it in the aisles (no-one minds clearing a pathway before an
outing).  Build it below high-water level or so far above it you need a long
flight of steep, narrow, winding steps to reach the water.  Divide the steps
to the water with a wooden ramp for launching the coaching launch, ensuring
that anyone who crosses it will get in the water quicker than anyone else.

Now try to identify the clubs above, I've visited them all!

John Mulholland
Hexham Rowing Club


Quote:
> oh and don't forget you'll need to install some cold showers with
> non-existant water pressure - preferably ones that leak into the boat
> area.

> On the bright side don't bother with any sizeable area for boat
> maintenace, the smaller the better - though you will need quite a bit
> of space for storing useless/broken kit dating from 1952 - 1992 (e.g
> seats that no longer fit any boat; clog shoes; bent backstays etc)

> liz