About Ted Moores

Joan Barrett and Ted Moores

Joan Barrett and Ted Moores of Bear Mountain Boats, aboard his 30′ Hybrid Electric Launch SPARKS.

Ted Moores is a renowned boat builder, author and teacher whose name is synonymous with stripper canoes. He and his partner Joan Barrett own Bear Mountain Boats in Peterborough, Ontario.

Ted has written a four-part series of articles on lessons (and “cheap tricks”) learned from building his 30? Electric Hybrid Launch Sparks which incorporates the knowledge he’s gained from 35 years of wood/epoxy boatbuilding.

See Lesson 1 of the SPARKS series—Strip Planking
See Lesson 2 of the SPARKS series—Fiberglassing a Strip-Planked Boat
See Lesson 3 of the SPARKS series—Skeg Construction
See Lesson 4 of the SPARKS series—Sealing and Priming
Related article: Ted’s Jewel Box