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  1. Re: Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show, Aug. 19-21st (The Oregon Toledo, not that other

    Are you one of the Mirror sailors who've done the Salish 100, Hugh? You and your Mirror would sure be welcome at the Toledo show. tell your employer, if you've got one, and all your relatives to not...
  2. Re: Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show, Aug. 19-21st (The Oregon Toledo, not that other

    I finally got some of the photos I took at this year's Show online:

    https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAbuj2

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52434567068_585fe6b78c_b.jpg
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    Re: 24' Hampton Flattie

    Ted Chism, who lives just up a tidal slough from the Charlseton, Oregon, boatyard, built a Hampton Flattie from a Chappelle drawing he got from the Smithsonian, the same drawing published in American...
  4. Saturday Lunch at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

    Once again the Coots will be having lunch Saturday at 11:00 in the back room of the Shanghai restaurant next to the Point Hudson Cafe. Anyone is welcome, you don't have to be a Coot. You may find out...
  5. Re: Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show, Aug. 19-21st (The Oregon Toledo, not that other

    The Show is coming next week! August 19-21st.

    Although it's a Wooden Boat Show, boats made of other materials, "In the tradition of Wooden Boats", are also welcomed, and interesting boats of all...
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    Re: Lines for the Bristol bay gill netters?

    There's a Bristol Bay gillnetter at Hyde Street Pier in Sam Francisco, and the Library of Congress has its lines:

    https://www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.ca2629.sheet
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    Re: Whatever happened to The James?

    Good to hear from you, James! I'd been wondering what had happened to you. I'm glad you're enjoying your life in Singapore. I'm afraid it sounds like Hell to me -- a huge city, and in the tropics....
  8. Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show, Aug. 19-21st (The Oregon Toledo, not that other one)

    The Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show is one of the Coots' favorite events. The organizers treat us real good, and there are lots of interesting boats and nice people there. Although not a Coot...
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    Re: Hollow vs solid wood mast

    I found this handy illustration in The Sailing Yacht by Juan Baader.
  10. Re: Displacement designs for solar electric river cruiser, 20 - 25 feet

    Boats designed when power was heavy and expensive are a good place to look for good electric boat hulls. Indeed, all us powerboaters (I've got a Redwing 18) could take inspiration from those old...
  11. Re: Displacement designs for solar electric river cruiser, 20 - 25 feet

    William Frederick has a f****g***s Elliott Bay Steam Launch hull. A coupla decades ago, Dan Pence got ahold of the strip-planked plug used to make the Elliott Bay mold and turned it into his electric...
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    Re: Virtual Cruise to Willapa Bay, WA

    The boats in the upper picture are Columbia River style gillnetters. They were used in the rivers and bays all up and down the coast. The Columbia River Maritime Museum built a reconstruction of one...
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    Re: 26 Bartender: Deal or No Deal?

    Did George Calkins even draw an outboard powered 26-footer? 19s and 22s, sure, but I've never seen an outboard 26. I'll bet the whole notion was dreamed up by an amateur builder who thought he knew...
  14. Volcanoa Danger for one of our Favorite Boat Nuts

    I think Michael Storer lives and has the sailmaking business near Ta'al Lake, where the volcano erupted. He does projects with the Yacht Club there, anyway.
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    Re: What skiff for B.C. inside passage?

    Before he designed the Bartenders George Calkins designed and built some beach-launched dories for use at Pacific City. The double-ended dories used there had small outboard engiines that were lifted...
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    Re: Best digital binoculars

    I don't know anything about binoculars with cameras in 'em, but I know that the small high-powered binoculars aren't much good in a small boat, though they're apparently just fine for terrestrial...
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    Re: Toledo Oregon Wooden Boat SHow

    I've got my photos of the recent Toledo Wooden Boat Show up, and shots of a Coot trip down the Yaquina for lunch afterwards:

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/jkohnen/collections/72157710670034432/
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  18. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    At the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Show next week Marty will be giving an hour long presentation about the first ever Salish 100, featuring photos by some of the photographers who went along. Saturday...
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    Re: 2019 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

    Whadya mean "fake"? And you forgot the gray beard... Last time I manned the small boat organization booth (guess there won't be one this year) lotsa people came up asking something like, "I'm looking...
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    Re: 2019 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

    The Coots' brunch/lunch will take place Saturday at 11:00 in the back room of the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, on the Point at Point Hudson, next to the restaurant formerly known as Otter Crossing...
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    Re: Toledo Oregon Wooden Boat SHow

    Good photos, Hugh! Thanks for posting them.

    I thought it was just a coincidence that your Shearwater was painted just like Richard Stover's, seen here during a Depoe Bay Wooden Boat Show and Crab...
  22. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    Paul Grun, of the Wm. Garden Eel, Pickpocket, has started putting some of his pictures of the voyage online:

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/13622706@N08/albums/72157709300305096

    Pete Leenhouts...
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    Re: Port Townsend or (probably) bust

    I thought for sure I was gonna become a victim of Piracy when I saw this apparition approaching me in Hale Passage during the Salish 100! :)
  24. Port Townsend Pocket Yacht Palooza Next Saturday (!)

    The Pocket Yacht Palooza is lots of fun. Go if you can. Camping is cheap
    at the Fairgrounds, or you can sleep in your boat for free anchored out
    off the Maritime Center or on its trailer in the...
  25. Re: Advice on improving cranking power with a 6 volt electrical system

    Running the starter on 12 volts won't hurt it. Years ago I converted a 1948 International pickup to twelve volts, changing the generator and bulbs, but leaving the six colt starter. The starter...
  26. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    Thanks, Marty. If Google Maps can be trusted, the end of their dock is at 47.115706 N 122.828580 W. It's on the east side of the inlet just south of the tightest squeeze. Well into the green "dries...
  27. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    I just got a phone call from Dan from Almostcanada, who got into Olympia yesterday afternoon. He says, "the Clan is gathering" already. The Olympia Port people are being real nice and helpful to the...
  28. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    Some of us don't do F******k. Apparently the "public" pages on F******k aren't really public, too. If you aren't a logged in member you can't see the "comments", I don't know why they're different...
  29. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    So the second night isn't going to be at Penrose Park? Where are we gonna stop?
  30. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    On the #2 Ft. Worden bus line:

    https://goo.gl/maps/eyEDVQBTPj8pi7na7

    https://jeffersontransit.com/wp-cont...rden-Route.png
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    Re: Salish 100 Tow Vehicle Shuttle

    Thanks to Ben S for finding this on F******k:

    Posted by Marty, June 11 at 9:39 AM

    "FREE TRAILER PARKING IN PORT TOWNSEND - Earlier in this space, Salish 100 cruiser Lawrence Winiarski mentioned...
  32. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    Thanks, Ben. That's near the Jefferson County Fairgrounds:

    https://goo.gl/maps/eyEDVQBTPj8pi7na7
  33. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    OK, I put on nitrile gloves, opened a browser I seldom use, held my nose and went to F******k. I did a search for "school", "parking". and "tow" and couldn't find anything about parking tow rigs at a...
  34. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    I like "free". But why do we have to go to F******k to learn these things? I don't like criticizing Marty, but communication to registered participants about the Salish 100 has been abysmal. <sigh>
  35. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    I'm gonna store my tow rig at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Let 'em know if you're gonna do likewise:

    "$10 a day. 360 385 1013- Sue there would appreciate a call so they have a count. 4907...
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    Re: Salish 100 Tow Vehicle Shuttle

    Send me an email and I'll connect you with people who've offered rides.

    jkohnen@boat-links.com

    I'm gonna park my tow rig at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
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    Re: Salish 100 Tow Vehicle Shuttle

    Got a seven passenger van volunteered to shuttle people back to Olympia:

    "I have a 7 person passenger van. I don’t have a boat ready but I’m looking at driving the S100. I’ll be available to...
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    Re: Salish 100 Tow Vehicle Shuttle

    Claire tried, but there's just no way to get a bus on such short notice. But let's use this space to try to connect voyagers with rides.

    I guess there's something going on about this on the Pocket...
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    Salish 100 Tow Vehicle Shuttle

    Claire Acord is gonna try to charter a bus to get Salish 100 voyagers back to Olympia after dropping their tow vehicles in Port Townsend. Though some of us will be arriving in Olympia earlier it...
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    Re: Another Oregon Boat Show, June 8th

    The show is happening Saturday. Somehow I missed Bill's email to me... <sigh>

    http://www.coots.org/mb/tritonbs/

    The show starts at 10:00 and runs until about 5:00. That 2:00-3:00 time is an...
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    Another Oregon Boat Show, June 8th

    Triton Yacht Club and the Coots are putting on a "traditional and interesting" boat show on Fern Ridge Reservoir, near Eugene, Oregon, Saturday, June 8th.

    http://www.coots.org/mb/tritonbs/
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  42. Re: 2014 Depoe Bay Wooden Boat Show/Crab Feed

    More photos:

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/jkohnen/albums/72157705026819912

    The Weatherman wasn't very cooperative -- we basked in the sun Friday afternoon, then almost drowned Saturday, but...
  43. Re: Anybody going to the Depoe Bay wooden boat show?

    This coming weekend! April 13-14th.

    D:\Nautical Miscellany\DepoeBayShow\2019-PosterSS.png

    http://www.coots.org/mb/DepoeBay/2019-PosterSS.jpg

    Depoe Bay is between Newport and Lincoln City on...
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    Re: Open keelboats made of plywood?

    Phil Bolger's Oldshoe.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/5518/11455939743_ccdb92a616_b.jpg

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/jkohnen/albums/72157650217773609
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    Historic Watercraft Pictures

    Somebody over on the Maritime History mailing list found this online collection of pre 1900 watercolors, compiled for their documentary value. Lotsa views of boats, ships, harbors, and so on. Here's...
  46. Re: Anybody going to the Depoe Bay wooden boat show?

    If you plan on bringing a boat to the Depoe Bay Wooden Boat Show & Crab Feed please send me a registration form soon, so we can get an idea of how many boats are coming, and so we can make you a nice...
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    Re: Atkin Awake

    Although there's no construction drawing shown, you can get an idea of the parts needed to build Awake from the little illustrations on the Atkin Web page:

    http://atkinboatplans.com/Oar/Awake.html...
  48. Re: The End of an Era on the Yaquina River (Oregon)

    The photos should work for everybody now. I've learned my lesson about using Flickr's newfangled tools. But the old one stopped working...
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  49. Re: The End of an Era on the Yaquina River (Oregon)

    There's a very good video of the celebration by Kevin Raichl on the Port of Toledo's page, with some of the Ralph stories. It starts with a snippet from an interview with Ralph from a few years ago:...
  50. The End of an Era on the Yaquina River (Oregon)

    Ralph Criteser has been a fixture on the Yaquina River since he and his dad moved from the Portland area in the 1940s and built their marina a few miles downstream from Toledo. Many, many boats have...
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