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    01-18-2018, 11:22 AM
    It was not me but dirc that started the thread. I like leeboards they have a lot of pluses and if, IN MODERN TIMES, they had been developed as much...
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    01-17-2018, 01:33 PM
    Delrin is a low friction material and as others have said above not good to stick to. A photo would help but I would be mechanical fix something to...
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    01-17-2018, 04:38 AM
    Broards cruiser with counterbalance mast https://tinkboats.wordpress.com http://proasail.blogspot.co.uk What I get up to...
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    01-17-2018, 04:36 AM
    Apart from tinkering with designing and building I like too race dinghies, my club sails Streakers, they suit me so I sail them. It is however a...
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    01-17-2018, 02:44 AM
    Shallow draft makes it much easier to trailer sail which listening to Bolger was one of his reasons for pushing such craft. Exploring close inshore,...
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    01-16-2018, 04:40 AM
    Well for the umpteenth time I have listened to the furled sails podcast, http://www.furledsails.com/article.php3?article=777...
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    01-16-2018, 02:39 AM
    The are two types of people, boat owners and boat users. Self builders that complete their boat are much more likely to be users. Bolger designs...
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    01-15-2018, 02:55 PM
    Double Oh..... https://tinkboats.wordpress.com http://proasail.blogspot.co.uk What I get up to https://youtu.be/X9NZEyvpb_Y Streaker dinghy...
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    01-15-2018, 05:20 AM
    That is because the marketing guys want to play it safe and are scared to do anything too radical. I addition the rating schemes only allow for the...
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    01-15-2018, 04:51 AM
    I spend a week or two in the summer at a dinghy sailing resort where the the sailing is run by RYA instructors, I am not a cat man but give it a go...
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    01-14-2018, 03:23 PM
    I think that is the whole point, Bolger got people on the water who where illiterate to Cunninghams, vangs and other paraphernalia critical to the...
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    01-13-2018, 02:13 AM
    You must have posted the long reply and edited it out later because it in my inbox. It is a shame because it was very informative. Perhaps it should...
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    01-12-2018, 05:54 AM
    to what are you referring to, certainly not post 200
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    01-11-2018, 03:11 PM
    Slightly off topic but this popped in my inbox, shows what sort of stresses a SOF craft can take, just foot for thought ...
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    01-07-2018, 02:22 AM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    I doubt you will find a copy on Winklers Tale in the US, a tale of Duck Punting in a 12ft punt Here is a gentle punting video ...
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    01-06-2018, 04:39 PM
    I have a healthy (ridiculously large and unnecessary - my wife’s view) collection of boating books. Open Minds lives in the upstairs small room and...
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    01-06-2018, 04:31 PM
    CNC is a very general term. I presume the OP is wanting to cut out plywood panels. To be of any use it would be 8’ x 4’ and would seriously fill most...
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    01-06-2018, 12:32 PM
    Fantastical explained with that graphic, thanks
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    01-06-2018, 11:53 AM
    Thanks Epifanes it is, first coat on The joy of wooden boats is there character built up of years of care. This years repairs have set me back £8 ...
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    01-05-2018, 05:48 PM
    Amazon prices for Bolger appear to fluctuate quite wildly I have seen 100 rigs be £100 one week and £25 a month later. It is worth being like a...
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    01-05-2018, 05:42 PM
    Amazon prices for Bolger appear to fluctuate quite wildly I have seen 100 rigs be £100 one week and £25 a month later. It is worth being like a...
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    01-05-2018, 03:21 PM
    I am repairing a few patches of the plywood decking on my Streaker. Two areas about 6” x 6” had delaminated and I have removed one layer of veneer...
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    01-05-2018, 02:16 AM
    Great blog Mats which google translated nicely for me
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    01-04-2018, 02:54 PM
    tink replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    Hope they still keep up the rule - you don’t have to finish with the crew you started with ��
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    01-04-2018, 02:33 AM
    tink replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    Some of my hoarding https://tinkboats.wordpress.com http://proasail.blogspot.co.uk What I get up to
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    01-04-2018, 02:01 AM
    tink replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    x two
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    01-02-2018, 02:30 AM
    tink replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    Same class as #777, West Kirby Star 16’9” and a lot of pig iron and the first one built in 1906. I’ve sailed ICs, 505, Cherubs,...
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    01-02-2018, 02:20 AM
    tink replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    How many boats in this picture, great work Robert, nice to see the Punt final afloat
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    01-02-2018, 02:17 AM
    tink replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    Nord Vinden Canoe Yawl http://www.canoeyawl.org/?p=182
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    01-02-2018, 02:12 AM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    Well as we say over here you have done yourself up like a kipper You are going to have to work very hard all year to top the first of January...
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Proa's, minimal cruising, open canoes/canoe sailing
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What I get up to https://youtu.be/X9NZEyvpb_Y Streaker dinghy https://youtu.be/oni-3rJzxqQ Sail Canoe https://youtu.be/eW078PPgJak Proa
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