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    11-17-2018, 04:38 PM
    FF replied to a thread Sculling references in Misc. Boat Related
    Has anyone tried out the Scullmatix? Duckworks sells it.
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    11-17-2018, 09:58 AM
    I threw a a Fissler pressure pan away last year for the rubber ring and silicon valve suddenly deteriorated and I am sure thats built in. Those spare...
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    11-16-2018, 07:10 AM
    I don't think Wharram builders spend time comparing them with other designs. I did and it is a good exercise. I have the Wharram cataloque, and...
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    11-16-2018, 06:51 AM
    FF replied to a thread Moebius Canoe in Designs / Plans
    Remember it as a cartoon in WoodenBoat, long time ago. Wonderful.
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    11-16-2018, 06:48 AM
    Have a look at 'Lucia', 5,4 m. Lugrigged yawl, plywood lapstrake but can be built stitch and glue. Plans are ready now. She has just as many parts as...
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    11-16-2018, 06:11 AM
    FF replied to a thread Sculling references in Misc. Boat Related
    Sculling is the best way I know to show of as a master mariner. I am going to cut a notch in the transom of my lugger.
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    11-15-2018, 03:25 PM
    Good thread, I liked Farley Mowats book and now I saw the boat, same with Snark. And I saw the Joshua sailing in the Morbihan a few years ago.
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    11-15-2018, 03:13 PM
    FF replied to a thread a boat for amish rob in The Bilge
    I have been out in Roar Ege, replica vikingship in Roskilde. Rowing from mooring to winward, hoist the yard and sail. She sailed well and steered...
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    11-15-2018, 02:26 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Btw, the intervieuwer speaks mostly the Frisian language, she is answered in Dutch. nice for Bobbys if he is around
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    11-15-2018, 02:24 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Thanks Rob, am glad he posted the video's, I can't. Indeed proud of my boys. Later I will post more of the WillemBarentsz project, but for now I go...
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    11-15-2018, 01:25 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    I had to make 2 posts because I'm only allowed to submit 1 video per post. And from the year before from Enkhuizen to Harlingen via Hindeloopen ...
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    11-15-2018, 01:25 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    The video of our trip from Harlingen to the island Terschelling, its mostly about the trip itself and you can see how the boats perform.
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    11-15-2018, 12:57 PM
    FF replied to a thread Sculling references in Misc. Boat Related
    I remember the article about the 'Sculling Symposion' , it was outstanding. Here in Europe the french are in the forefront of sculling and they had...
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    11-15-2018, 12:48 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    The boatbuilding industry here was not so interested in bilgekeelers and centreboarders so these were imported. They preferred to build keelboats,...
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    11-15-2018, 09:16 AM
    FF replied to a thread French onion soup in The Bilge
    La soupe a l'oignon gratinee 50g butter 250g onions in thin slices 2l bouillon, broth, can be beef, chicken or vegetable 6-8 slices of pain de...
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    11-15-2018, 07:25 AM
    FF replied to a thread a boat for amish rob in The Bilge
    What boat is it? My guess is its in France, on a river using the current to downstream and sail for seawind upstream.
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    11-14-2018, 11:40 AM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    good idea Rob, and your oars look fine to me. I texted the designer to hurry with the plans and post more boaties....
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    11-14-2018, 10:48 AM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Rob, they were generally shipboats in the 17th century, and Gerald de Weert designed this boat. I think the rig was more modern then the rig that was...
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    11-14-2018, 05:09 AM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Our first leg with the ship boats was with a very light southerly wind for three days and we went from Enkhuizen to Harlingen, mostly on the...
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    11-13-2018, 04:02 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Thad, thanks for your comment. Rob, I will let Gerald know how you feel about the little boat. I also think she deserves to be built. I asked him to...
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    11-13-2018, 09:57 AM
    Many Wharram cats use ss straps and bolts now, often with rubber inner tyre between.
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    11-13-2018, 09:30 AM
    I saw a Tiki21 for sale in the Uk by Scott Brown, only 1750 quid, and owner would like to bring it halfway from Scotland. Better try that one out...
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    11-13-2018, 09:20 AM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    This is a halfsize shipboat that Gerald de Weerd, builder of the big ship, made for his grandchildren, who were brought up with stories about the...
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    11-13-2018, 09:02 AM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Thanks Alex, Skuthorp, I see, and I will find us a few cute little boats now. With leeboards. Here my sons are on expedition in the 'Barre...
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    11-13-2018, 08:06 AM
    FF replied to a thread It's a Schubert Frenzy Here! in The Bilge
    And we will organize a ' Schubertiade' soon. Frank Www.oarandsail.nl
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    11-12-2018, 04:48 PM
    FF replied to a thread Cruising the Sands in People & Places
    Thanks Alrotch, I will continue, and I am glad that such an anecdotical way, switching between boats and people, works.
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    11-12-2018, 11:40 AM
    Send them to Auschwitz for a visit.
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    11-12-2018, 10:26 AM
    Skaraborg, he knows the boat. The builder is his brother in law, kind of.
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    11-12-2018, 10:23 AM
    26241 Is this what you want? Boat was halfway unfolded when craneman's beepr went of. Boat is Wizard from Richard Woods.
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    11-12-2018, 07:15 AM
    FF replied to a thread Pont Du Gard in The Bilge
    Lew, you are not the first: Joshua Slocum described an old guy who used to keep his pipe in one and his gunpowder in the other pocket. On a fatal day...
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