Step-by-step procedure for building a ‘Sandolo sanpieròto’ (‘Sanpieròta’ for short),
with sail rig

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    The structure of this traditional fishing boat, which has now become a classic recreation vessel, is more simple than that of the gondola, but is also the expression of age-old lagoon shipbuilding that has never ceased and has in fact become more sophisticated. The step-by-step process below shows the building phases in the order in which they are performed, according to the traditional methods of the town of San Piero in Volta, where the boat has its origins.

    – Preliminary operations:
    – Building steps, according to the traditional method:

    Author Gianfranco Munerotto
    Copyright © Regione del Veneto

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