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Kristian'sbarge
Alex's Foal
michele's fliptail 9
luigi
Here's Luigi's Fliptail 9 with a very nice looking balanced lug rig. Boat looks great in black. He said: I got the set up time on the beach to about 20 Minutes, sail included. But I often had to double this because there was always somebody coming along wondering about that unusual boat and asking me questions :-) I was surprised about how much such a little vessel can touch something inside a lot of people, I really didn’t expect that. 
Fliptail 9 made by Michele: 
'First Launch, first sail, sailing happily in Greece. 
Great fun!'
Harry says: Have just finished my boat, plans excellent. Have been building boats from 6ft to 100ft for a long time I am now 80 but never had so much enjoyment than building this.
harry's fliptail 9
Kristian sent in this pic from a recent camping adventure. He says: 'There is a spot here where one needs to kayak in, and we have gone the past two years with a group of maybe 10-12 people - and the fliptail I built has been 100% necessary! It is amazing how much it can hold (we fill it as much as we can, and I think with ropes we could easily add many dozens more pounds) - and then we tow it using kayaks out to the island to camp. :)


Alex made this highly modified Fliptail 7 named 'Foal' to match his classic yacht. Mods include: Double ended, rope lifting handles, modified sheer line and rounded floors and hoops to name but a few. You can read a much fuller description about this build here.
the drunken minnow
This Fliptail is called the 'Drunken Minnow' and was built by Wimperdink.
Mick built this very smart Fliptail for the power tool challenge at Beale Park Boat Show. It did very well and caused quite a sensation.

mick's fliptail beale park
glenn
Aloys built this funky orange Fliptail and has given it a great name too. Very distinctive.
Fliptail Yasushi
dragontail
This lovely Fliptail 6 was made in Japan by Yasushi. You can see more of his quality work at his website Kane-Toku workshop
This fabulous Transparent Fliptail was beautifully made by Robert.
This unique Fliptail was built by Bernhard. He didn't want an outboard engine so he did away with the transom. The result; a very cool double ended Fliptail that folds even flatter than the original and looks fabulous. 
Bernhard
This Fliptail 9 is from Holland and was built by WJ. Here's what he has to say:

I just made my maiden voyage with my Fliptail and I am speechless with enjoyment. Spot perfect. Nice whisper engine on the back and pleasure for the whole family.

It's a blast, I am both proud and grateful. So stable, light yet sturdy...

So again, a million thanks for all your effort and countless hours of tweaking the design, Soo much appreciated. And a true head turner along the way

Safe travels!

A grateful customer.









Willem Jan
wim 9
This rather splendid Fliptail 7 called Agathe was built in Norway by Vidar. As he was in Norway he used Spruce to make his dinghy. He has done a magnificent job and just look at those lightweight oars. Nice touch.







Willem Jan Fliptail
Kusl sent in this pic of his Fliptail 6.5. Great colour and beautifully made too. It's called Eupompe which in Greek mythology is a Mermaid. Great fenders as well.
Kusl Fliptail6.5
Willem-Jan modified his Fliptail 9 so he can face forwards when using his electric motor. Here is what he said: Years ago I built a fliptail 9 and have been using it ever since without a single flaw. So many thanks for this excellent design. So here is my mark II, soon in our lovely canals, undoubtedly attracting even more attention than it always does. Best quote: a child points out the boat to his mother, yelling ‘look mam, a paper boat!’ Thanks again and I hope you enjoy a little shout-out from a Very Happy Customer.
Here is a Fliptail 9 from Taiwan. Here is what James had to say:
It was on Keelung river of Taipei City (where you can see Taipei 101).  I was with my two little ones, my brother and my father.  It was cloudy with gentle wind.  We had a very joyful afternoon.  

james
Here is Glenn in 'Lockdown' his Fliptail 9
he even made the oars to go with it.
lockdown
Here's is Wim's Fliptail 9. He said he made it 15 cms longer so really it's a Fliptail 9.5!

Nice job.
ingo spruce
Alan built this very smart Fliptail. He first launched it in his pool.
Alan
This is a Fliptail 7 built by Edward. Note the smart rubber fendering around the sides. 
Here's another view of Robert's Fliptail with old school Seagull outboard attached.
Metcalf
edward's fliptail 7
transparent Fliptail
Here's Glenn's Fliptail 9, he says...

It has been an amazing journey and learning experience but I have finished it!

I finished the build under quarantine in my back garden here in London, UK and will launch once we are free again.
finished boats