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  1. Re: Looking for Gougeon "Elder Care" plans, modeling, anything!

    I think he suffered with some mental illness which wax and wanes. I'd imagine that it would be easier to manage off 'the internet'. None of us are perfect. I'd still consider reaching out through his...
  2. Re: The Strange Death of Europe - a discussion about mass migration

    It's not just about revenue positive - negative - of an immigrant. An immigrant may be revenue positive on a fiscal balance sheet, but if it's x 500,000 or 5,000,000 all in one hit, he's taking up...
  3. Re: Looking for Gougeon "Elder Care" plans, modeling, anything!

    Try reaching out to Chris Ostlind.

    18ft Collage is strip plank but a bit more boat than Elderly Care:-

    http://lunadadesign.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Collage-bow-obl-5x7-1024x768.jpg
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  4. Re: A hundred years ago today was the Black Day of the German Army

    It came down to railways, logistics and bringing women into the workforce. The men were the tip of that spear.
  5. Re: Looking for Gougeon "Elder Care" plans, modeling, anything!

    At higher froude speeds these are capable of, a chined hull is more efficient hydrodynamically. A 'round' strip n glass boat will be heavier and slower.
  6. Re: Looking for Gougeon "Elder Care" plans, modeling, anything!

    Klaus Metz Trika 540:-

    https://www.dixdesign.com/Trika540_eng.pdf

    Outriggers, transom, 18ft long, plans and CAD kits.
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    Re: EU Regulations: Flotation

    You normally have to pay Import duty (usually roughly 10%) and VAT (roughly 20%) for importing a boat into the EU.


    But in July, yachts were part of the reaction to US steel tariffs, and the...
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    Duncan is now past halfway accross the Atlantic rowing his Oughtred St Ayles skiff. Initial Gulf stream assistance looks to be tapering out.

    https://duncanadrift.com/

    Tracker:-
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  9. Re: Trump Calls Fake News On His Controversial Brexit Statement

    Obama was actually asked to say that by Cameron just before the press meeting...and it completely backfired. Such a pertinently false statement demonstrated they had lost or were losing the argument...
  10. Re: Trump Calls Fake News On His Controversial Brexit Statement

    But then Isla would be moaning about the cuts in welfare to pay for it. Or we could increase our GDP and tax revenue to pay for it, helped by selling more the USA with a bilateral trade deal, exactly...
  11. Re: Trump Calls Fake News On His Controversial Brexit Statement

    If you don't like Donald Trump vote him out at your next election. Thats how peacefull democracy works. Until then I take a position of being respectfull to the democratic representative of the...
  12. Re: Trump Calls Fake News On His Controversial Brexit Statement

    He didn't say Boris would be a better prime minister. Trump said he would make a good prime minister and has what it takes in a discussion about him leaving government. Thats not the same thing. He...
  13. Re: Trump Calls Fake News On His Controversial Brexit Statement

    Isla did you actually listen to Trump at the press conference?

    Did you actually read the White paper and its analysis?

    I dont think you did either.

    Adhering to EU regs with the May's "common...
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    Re: Brits...brexit

    Chaps the Theresa's Chequers White Paper Fudge Cake:-

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    Re: Brits...brexit

    The employment one is interesting. Free movement to work anywhere in Australia would have been welcomed, but they guy working in Tasmania would just shrug his shoulders. It takes half a day to drive...
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    Re: Brits...brexit

    Ian, the Republic of Ireland is not part of the United Kingdom since 1948. If it still was, this whole Brexit thing would be alot easier.

    The problem is a 'hard Brexit' with indpendent autonomy...
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    Re: Brits...brexit

    So...it appears British democratic independence is a hostage of Irish republicanism.
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    Re: Brits...brexit

    https://www.gransnet.com/uploads/talk/201802/large-981662-img-0088.jpg
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    Re: Brits...brexit

    I voted for Brexit.

    If the conservatives offer me such a poor deal on Brexit that i'm forced to vote to stay in the EU at a second referendum, I shall vote them out of office at the next election....
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    Re: Pram Designs

    I'd say go with the Gartside 7ft'er then #80. He's personally built a few of them and the plans will be perfect. He'll know how it goes with 3 in it too.

    He did publish the 8 and 9 ft versions in...
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    Re: Pram Designs

    Jim, how many in it at one time...two adults and two kids?
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    Re: Canoe Yawl, design by William Garden

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=19131&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1531184333



    SjoginIII is the same as the boat on the left, at 19ft with a centerboard.
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    Re: Canoe Yawl, design by William Garden

    George,

    You have a good eye for a nice boat. Your looking at 15-20ft daysailers with some ballast keel. These trailer boats have good reserve stability for sailing in gusty conditions and chop.
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    Re: Canoe Yawl, design by William Garden

    https://i.pinimg.com/564x/e7/81/33/e78133c73bf3961a91b159107b27b248.jpg

    George as drawn,

    1. The 'keel shoe' might one day be a cause for cussing when getting her on or off a trailer. It will...
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    Re: Tips for anchoring out?

    Wave refraction? Combined with resonance? Too much rum? Too little rum?
  26. Re: A new motor boat design from Paul Fisher.

    It would look similar to Pioneer built in 1899. Only 3 owners!

    https://www.findafishingboat.com/cornish-historic-fishing-boat/ad-86346
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    Re: Russia should get ready…….

    The OPCW has clarified that Chlorine gas was used in Douma.
  28. Re: A new motor boat design from Paul Fisher.

    https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34579349_1973279486320494_4512810253456244736_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=AeHN4SQAbppoVj1wTANrsRcZFwr9mQ6NRdTzeHR3hR7yPBno-ctwHhjBKaV8bCeSoXrEYw69n2ctKFUr0dX...
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    Re: Tips for anchoring out?

    You need to add a stern anchor.
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    Re: 3 Sheet Ply sailboat

    A Pooduck has weighty 12mm bottom and 9 mm sides...and those 3 sheets are the same cost as 4 sheets of 6mm, or 6 sheets of 4mm...

    Unless you're building this prototype for Ikea, you will be best...
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    Re: Solo Transatlantic Rowing Attempt

    Going strong in the Gulf Stream. 100 miles a day.
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    Lots of waterline too. The builder used the rig from Martha Jane.

    https://www.sailrite.com/Product%20Images/Bolger-Martha-Jane-Sail-Data_1.jpg?resizeid=3
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    I see Chebacco 25's weigh one ton.

    http://www.chebacco.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/DSC02460.jpg

    http://www.chebacco.com/category/chebacco-25/
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    Have you tried one?
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    I posted this. Then took it down. But I think I'll post it again, as it's a (semi) relevant discussion.

    If we decide not to frig with the rig...decide that a 1 tonner can only be so...
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    Re: Trump on Harley Davidson.

    That is in a nutsell, the whole thing.

    Import restrictions keep them in work but it stifles innovation and competitiveness. The professional middle classes would prefer cheap imports.

    Of late...
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    Re: Trump on Harley Davidson.

    Historically India protected its home market from car and bike imports. They may only be Enfields, but they do have a factory and are employing people. With such protection, or at least some...
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    Re: Trump on Harley Davidson.

    Big wars aren't just about hi tec. It's also about numbers. Ask Lenin.

    Lets not forget, in every election the USA has just a few 'swing states'.

    Trumpism is a current function of USA democracy....
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    Re: Trump on Harley Davidson.

    I actually do believe that a 'modern' western economy does need to retain its own steel producton for matters of not least military independence. It's the same with energy production. If you're going...
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    Re: Solo Transatlantic Rowing Attempt

    Duncan is now in the gulf stream.

    https://scontent.flhr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/35118946_1000493706776804_4194226192372465664_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=a64f5c02444a42c1ffd208730ca72208&oe=5BA85BA8
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    Geypee,

    You do have a great boat.

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=18273&d=1529823243

    1. Does the fore mast furl on a drum that can be lead back to the cockpit or do...
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    Gilles Montaubin is the NA. He does a full range from sailing canoes upto big mono's and multihulls. As Ian said, the French, in general, are much happier to embrace lightness, speed and modernity in...
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    French modern: 900kg, unstayed rig rolls up, shallow with accomodation. 23 ft of waterline. 200kg waterballast with 200kg lead. EU regs: Cat C...
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgydLL8Tgqw
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    Re: Fish finder advice

    The new ones, beside superb screen/ detail, provide a real time contour map as you travel along. Gradually you will build a picture of your local area, as it now is, not when it was last surveyed -...
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sblT4DW8DE
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    Re: An offshore capable trailer boat ?

    Trailerable, shoal, fast along shore and it's got a bunk. In the right place...on the right day...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw-oBqn725I

    Is life too short to build one? Is life too...
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    Re: limits of lapstrake epoxy

    Vivier Pen Hir construction: well....it's glued...ply...and lapped...just not how you'd imagine. He designs for his son who necessarily has to get labour costs/ time down.
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    Re: limits of lapstrake epoxy

    Laurent Giles designed the Keyhaven Yawl. 5.8 tons. 32 ft. Glued lap ply (and a strip option) with centerboard or full keel.
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  50. Thread: pr0n

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    Re: pr0n

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0064/4382/products/ALice_launch_009_1024x1024.jpg?v=1314326337

    https://store.gartsideboats.com/products/38ft-lobsterboat-design-159
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