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    Re: Drake -- 40' LOD Munroe-influenced ketch

    This is the essence of why I joined this forum. That said, if I had your boat (or a salt-water equivalent) I'd be living on it in the Gulf of Mexico. :) Your boat is a beauty.

    My mother and...
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    Re: Greetings from a newbie!

    Just an update:

    I finally hit the library, and every book in the boatbuilding section is "reference", which means that it can't be taken out. Blah. So, Amazon it is! Sad too, as they had 2 copies...
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    Re: Greetings from a newbie!

    Kenjamin: Thanks for the rowboat suggestion, but I don't think that's for me - I'd definitely have one if I had a lake or something to put it on nearby, but it just doesn't have much appeal on the...
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    Re: Greetings from a newbie!

    Well I know what I want, but it's well out of my reach for now - a 30+ foot liveaboard sailboat, but for now I'll be happy just with having a hobby that produces something tangible again after many...
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    Re: Greetings from a newbie!

    Thanks for all the recommendations, I'll definitely be checking that section of the library out tomorrow and if I come up dry there, I'll hit Amazon.

    That 1.5"/foot scale sounds perfect, I'll...
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    Greetings from a newbie!

    Hi there,

    I stumbled upon this forum quite by accident, and have been loving reading it. I managed to convince the admin to re-open the registration and have got in. :)

    I'm quite new to boats,...
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