In the past large boats were carvel planked with heavy boards attached to solid ribs using sturdy fasteners or wood dowels. Caulking of tar and fibers was driven between the planks and when the boat was launched the boards swelled, came closely together and formed a mostly watertight hull. As the boat was sailed the planks worked and moved with the humidity level and the stress on the hull. Carvel planking in this tradition is rarely done now.
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The film shows osprey, limpkin and gallinule, including shots of gallinule nesting. The plot of the film is as follows: A gallinule nest floats away due to the wake of a tour boat.
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