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    10-18-2017, 05:29 PM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    Think we need a whole new forum on camo, one of my design lectures at uni did her Doctorate on camouflage. Not sure how long a dissertation you can...
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    10-17-2017, 12:29 PM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    It is most definitely a Jackson Pollock, worth at least $100 Million Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    10-11-2017, 01:09 PM
    tink replied to a thread ID of this dinghy in Designs / Plans
    this is another good data base but can’t find anything that sounds like this boat http://sailboatdata.com/
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    10-11-2017, 01:17 AM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    in the these days when even our paint is over marketed with ‘apple blossom green’ ‘warm sunshine’ etc great to see some proper paint - nut just ‘dead...
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    10-09-2017, 02:51 PM
    Off topic but.... I do a bit of teaching of kids and adults to sail here in the UK under the RYA scheme. We teach kids single handed usually in...
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    10-08-2017, 12:21 AM
    tink replied to a thread Storer Sailing Canoe in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for that Joost sounds like a great way of getting two style of boats out of one hull.
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    10-07-2017, 12:52 PM
    tink replied to a thread Storer Sailing Canoe in Designs / Plans
    Love the seat and the new Lug sail what would you say are the positives and negatives of each rig? https://tinkboats.wordpress.com ...
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    10-06-2017, 01:32 PM
    tink replied to a thread Inflatable Outriggers in Designs / Plans
    This popped up on my face book today, pleased to see I am not alone in my thoughts. A schooner lug rigged adjustable leeboard proa similar to mine...
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    10-05-2017, 02:17 PM
    They may ‘just amature, speculative thoughts ‘ But they are good thoughts
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    10-04-2017, 01:05 PM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    I’d blame him, he is the cause of everything that goes wrong in my life. I believe he has stopped watching those videos and is re-reading...
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    10-03-2017, 09:45 PM
    I designed and built a 12' x 30" canoe. I sit in the bottom and use a double blade which is traditionally for this size of canoe and what many people...
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    10-03-2017, 01:10 AM
    Can't agree more to what you have said, creative types have ago at something that Is far more complex and empirical than they comprehend. The...
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    10-02-2017, 03:17 PM
    The Reverso is clearly a sophisticated and of the moment design but this appears to have been achieved by paying a heavy price in terms of weight. I...
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    10-02-2017, 01:58 PM
    tink replied to a thread Inflatable Outriggers in Designs / Plans
    Take it as a compliment, Simplicity should be every designers target. It is very hard to achieve Simplicity but looks effortless and easy with...
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    10-02-2017, 01:17 AM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    Looks so close you must be keeping an eye on the important bit of the news … I get the news I need on the weather report "The Only Living Boy...
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    10-01-2017, 02:22 PM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    Still watching - love this guys work https://youtu.be/4a8T5RnVjY8
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    10-01-2017, 12:55 PM
    tink replied to a thread Inflatable Outriggers in Designs / Plans
    Can't agree more, it was the plan until these floats popped into my inbox. For little expenditure in time and $$ I have got out sailing, testing and...
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    10-01-2017, 12:22 PM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    Nice sail in my canoe yesterday. Blowing 27 knots gusting 86 so in the boat shed before coming in and inspired by this thread re watched Duck Punt...
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    09-30-2017, 01:27 PM
    tink replied to a thread Duck Punt in Building / Repair
    Getting even better with each post. Love it
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    09-30-2017, 01:01 PM
    tink replied to a thread Inflatable Outriggers in Designs / Plans
    Not much in way of photos but a been for a sail on the Tees Launched off the pontoon with the dock side float retracted, cast off and extended float...
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    09-24-2017, 03:55 PM
    I would want a 12ft Goat Island Skiff but Mr Storer has said on this forum he is unhappy with his sketches so far. So what about his S12 club ...
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    09-24-2017, 03:04 PM
    I remember being sucked into the Laser hype back in the late 70s and owning but quickly selling one in the 2000's. For the last couple of years I...
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    09-24-2017, 12:44 AM
    Very interesting, over on our side of the pond we are believe the OK to be the Finn trainer https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/OK_(dinghy). It is...
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    09-23-2017, 02:46 PM
    Can't agree more, I sailed an IC for years - lots of speed, lots of adrenaline but very little sport. It was a small fleet and I was out gunned...
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North East England
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Proa's, minimal cruising, open canoes/canoe sailing
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https://tinkboats.wordpress.com http://proasail.blogspot.co.uk
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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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