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  1. Re: Caledonia Yawl or Welsford Navigator within 6 hours of Rochester NY?

    Bummer. Well you know, no one has more colleges than the Boston area . . .
  2. Re: Caledonia Yawl or Welsford Navigator within 6 hours of Rochester NY?

    Good. If you come through on Friday or Saturday we can go for a sail.

    Kenny
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    Re: A Kurylko Alaska in Georgian Bay

    You should start with a jet ski.
  4. Re: Caledonia Yawl or Welsford Navigator within 6 hours of Rochester NY?

    Hi John

    As far as I know I am your closest source for a Navigator, but I'm right at the end of your six hour limit. I would love to give you a tour anytime.

    There's also a Welsford facebook...
  5. Thread: More Hartley

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    Re: More Hartley

    Looking good Fish

    I think you're striking just the right tone with your thread. On my build thread I focused a lot on my screw-ups and how I fixed them. I figured that new builders would want to...
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    Re: LYS First Build

    Looks great! Love that boat.

    Where in MA?

    Kenny
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    Re: The UNA Project

    I have that same pile! This event has led to a lot of shopping for me. And frantic boat finishing.

    See you there.

    Kenny
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    Re: Catboat project

    Sorry, I confused you with FishOuttaFlorida who lives in RAT beach, CA.

    Nevermind.
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    Re: Catboat project

    Since you are adding a mast collar on the deck you could make it the right size for your mast.

    The Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle has a number of Beetle Cats, but those are smaller than yours....
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    So . . . now it goes backwards?
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    Re: New canoe finished

    She's lovely, like the rest of your fleet.

    I have a SOF transport question for you. I'm thinking about building a canoe or double kayak, as my wife isn't able to paddle anymore. I have SOF kayaks...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Thanks for the hours of entertainment. This is like when M*A*S*H went off the air. Now what will I do?

    Kenny
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    Re: Cosine Wherry is finished--at last!

    Congrats - she's beautiful
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    Re: A Navigator in Mass.

    Thanks, all.

    There will be more pics to come. I found the lost photos from the last 2 months, plus I have a big list of things still to do on the boat. But I also found the helmet pics
    ...
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    Re: A Navigator in Mass.

    Well, good news and bad news.

    The last month was a frenzy of boat activity. I finished painting the topsides and worked my way through the never-ending checklist of little stuff that needed to get...
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    Re: The UNA Project

    Ugly day - did you postpone?
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    Re: Philippine Mahogany for oars?

    I agree with Peerie Maa. In my experience monogamy is not very flexible.:d
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    Re: Young 3.3 Dinghy

    Wow, I wouldn't recognize her as the same boat that you started with. Fun colors!
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    Re: Romana de Scamp

    Good luck on your splash. Very jealous.

    Kenny
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    https://kkkken.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/calvin.png

    Ain't it?
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    Re: An Ilur in R.I.

    Keep it up, Mike! She's a beauty.

    Kenny
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    Re: West system woes

    You could also try to use a heat gun to remove the fillets and do them over again.
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    Re: A Navigator in Mass.

    I held my breath and drilled holes to mount the rudder.

    https://kkkken.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/rudderhang.jpg

    I reached a decision point. I never thought that this boat would be beautiful,...
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    Re: A Navigator in Mass.

    Wahoo! Back from page 27.

    No progress all winter, except for painting and assembling the rudder in the basement.

    https://kkkken.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/rudder-paint.jpg

    I had a week off...
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Did you buy a bigger boat already?

    I like the new direction with Petrel. Just get things done!
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    Re: River Rat Navigator (Lower Hutt, NZ)

    1) I did the same thing on the rudder - I extended the leading edge up around the hole.

    2) I drew the plans full sized on paper, then poked holes to transfer to ply. It's on my thread here.

    If...
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    Re: "Lofting" Welsford navigator question

    Hi

    I hope this helps.

    1. I'm looking at the plans. I understand what you mean by "179mm offset for the point where the top curve meets the shear", but I don't know what you mean by "plank...
  28. Thread: New hatch

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    Re: New hatch

    That's pretty! Nice work.
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    Re: Restorations Begin in June!

    www.restoring46north.com
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    Re: Calendar Islands Yawl build in NY

    Neat idea. If you plan to sleep on board you might be able to use them as tent supports, too.
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    Re: Want to build a raid boat.

    Hello and welcome to the Forum

    I have a little experience with these boats, so I hope this helps.

    I'm almost done with a Welsford Navigator, which has similar building techniques to the Scamp...
  32. Re: John Welsford Pathfinder Everglades Challenge 2018

    Great update, Deke. After a build blog is done I always wish that we could hear more about the sailing.

    No pressure, but I would love to hear more about your experience in the EC.

    Kenny
  33. Thread: More Hartley

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    Re: More Hartley

    Hey Eric

    This may be too late, but here's my scarf advice.

    1. I see that you have a table saw. I build a jig sort of like this, except mine is a straight box with an adjustable slide on the...
  34. Thread: More Hartley

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    Re: More Hartley

    Looking good, Eric.

    Congrats on landing in Redondo. If you must live in LA, the beach towns are the only way to go.

    Kenny
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Saw this on Sunday - made me wonder if CBS was flooded with calls about how this artist is poisoning himself and probably all of Europe with melted lead!!

    Anselm Kiefer

    Kenny
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Stephen-

    I followed your advice and went back to see the comments - holy cow! It's at 90k views now, so a whole lot of non-boat folks are seeing it and, boy, are they confused. There were a lot of...
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Awesome! Congratulations.
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    "Fortune favors the prepared mind," Louis Pasteur

    Good luck! You're as ready as you can be.
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    Re: what a simple dinghy build..

    Shoot, if I had that sound track in the background my boat would be done by now.

    Thanks for sharing.
  40. Re: Arts and Crafts: If you make stuff post it here

    You guys are amazing. Here's what I made over the holidays:

    79577958

    Chocolate Krinkles and Bananas Foster French Toast.

    Happy Holidays to everyone!

    Kenny
  41. Thread: 1941 Snipe

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    Re: 1941 Snipe

    I'm watching with renewed interest. An old friend of mine is a Snipe racer, and I got to see her at the Nationals this summer. Those little guys really fly!

    Oddly enough, I'm headed to Pass...
  42. Re: Perihelion - a story of hubris, failure... and redemption?

    Hey - I'm reading the memoir of the first woman to solo the Atlantic, Ann Davison. (Her boat is being restored now at the Northwest School of Boatbuilding, btw). This quote seems to fit this...
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Steven and Alix

    Just watched the latest video of you guys taking down the spruce. With my fear of heights that was absolutely brutal! I had to stop sweating before I could start typing! Congrats....
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    Re: Garden Tom Cat

    +2 on the hose clamps, but you already knew that. I couldn't get the zip ties to get very tight.

    I found that this uses a lot of glue and was tricky and time consuming spreading the glue into the...
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Great to see action on the boat.

    I have no experience in these things, but I think you should take the advice of the wise man who once said "Life is short. Go boating now!" Make Petrel into the...
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    Re: Welsford Houdini or Navigator?

    Hey

    Looks like I came to this thread a little late to give advice! I'm almost done with a Navigator and I'm about 6 hours away from you. If you're anywhere near then come on by and see - I may be...
  47. Re: Video of folding open plywood panels for a monohull

    Your idea sounds a little like the Core Sound boats. Check this out:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aLZgZjxjtc
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    Re: JW Sherpa build

    Next boat? Looks like you need JW to draw up plans for a 30 footer!

    Your build may look a little messy now but we all know she'll be beautiful when you're done. Thanks for sharing!

    Kenny
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    Re: Measuring small amounts of epoxy?

    I did the same as post #6. Got a plastic set of measuring cups and used a tablespoon and a 1/2 tablespoon.
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    Re: Fair Maid - advice thread

    One more thought similar to the tiller extension. How about a hinged tiller?

    http://forum.trailersailor.com/post.php?id=1394983

    Locks in place for regular use, but can be released and hinge up...
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