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    Re: What makes this boat valuable?

    A new or new/ used Coquina is as high as $28,000 per dhylanboats.com . If someone wants a boat such as the Kingston Lobster boat, that's probably the cheapest way to get one on your ad. Of course,...
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    Re: boat id, sail logo, design?

    It's a pretty cool 'little ship'! I likey! Put one on the market near me and I might even 'fall' here and now--frozen snot or not!
  3. Thread: Hvalsoe 18

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    Re: Hvalsoe 18

    Tim, you're getting all this helpful advice and you didn't even capsize! The James should be oh so jealous!
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    Re: Is This The Ultimate Pocket Cruiser?

    Kinda looks like someone cut the midsection out of a larger boat---for unknown reasons........!
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    Re: Buckets for heads

    Well, that there thang called 'common sense' has left the building some time ago! Add up the total number of poo's in the wild lands and I suspect that the N-vy-ro-mint would handle it jus fine. On...
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    Re: Coastal sailer for 2 adults and 2 kids?

    This was going to be my suggestion as well. But building means that the kids will be bigger by the time they ever go sailing. It all really depends on what the OP really wants--- to build---- or to...
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    W-46 Equus burns and sinks

    Kind of stunning to hear of this!

    http://www.turnto10.com/story/25652064/sailboat-catches-fire-sinks-off-little-compton
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    Re: Gannon & Benjamin "CELESTE"

    Being 'in the market', I must confess that I really will not consider a traditionally built wood boat. Cold molded? Absolutely. The ability to care for or find materials and professionals who can...
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    Re: Gannon & Benjamin "CELESTE"

    And this concerns you, exactly, WHY?
  10. Re: Not wood, but interesting, the Adventure 40

    I'm thinking it's about as generic and blah as they come....
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    Re: My lovely red sail

    I agree that white isn't really my favorite although I prefer that more brown colored tanbark over the red genoa....

    I'm quite certain that I'm the only person who ever specified tanbark sails on...
  12. Re: Calendar Islands Yawl new Clint Chase sail and oar 16'

    Well. I suppose it would just break my normal training as a Southpaw to have something 'convenient' for my handicap......:rolleyes:
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    Re: Port Townsend Opening Day, May 3rd

    The wx has not been 'small boat friendly' in these parts today.....jus sayin'
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    Re: Concordia yawl for sale

    I recently begain investigating a 39 for sale here in the PNW. Outstanding resto job and quite attractive. It was the 300 hours annually to prep and detail the boat to actually keep her like that,...
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    Re: The Nature of Risk in Small Boat Sailing

    I much prefer the the manual inflate option to give myself a choice. There are two problems with this--1) if I've hit my head or am otherwise unable to decide and accomplish the inflation when...
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    Re: The Nature of Risk in Small Boat Sailing

    This!

    (and I'd even dare say that this philosophy is shared by our confessed capsizer ...it would certainly describe me!)
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    Re: impromptu photo contest

    Beautiful boat! With a few judicious mods, this would be my idea of a perfect boat for PNW cruising.
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Holy crapfest! After all the accusations and grief the James has taken on this thread, you think his response was over the top??? I can show you a dozen posts in this thread alone that we're over...
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    Re: The Nature of Risk in Small Boat Sailing

    Word!
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Between Kevin Mac and James Mc, I know whose judgement and company I'd prefer.......
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Aww heck! I'm continuing to wade into this maelstrom but...

    "High risk" is a very fungible term. Risk is not really quantifiably the same for all people. Risk also concedes that bad things may...
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    I noted Lord James' new by line and did some further research: Presented here (with apologies to any who might have found the original 12 steps of greater value)

    12 Steps to a Drier, Less...
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Done!
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Fundamental disagreement with this logic in this case!

    Too much wind will always capsize a sailboat regardless of actions taken. So the premise of our dear expert is that James should have or...
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    Re: Why don't people gunkhole in plastic?

    And the magazine, Small Craft Advisor has pretty successfully picked up the torch from Small Boat Journal. Lot's of plastic boat adventurers. This being a Wooden Boat forum, they aren't likely to...
  26. Thread: It won't do

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    Re: It won't do

    I think that technically, you can exceed your self imposed hull speed issue. It will make the fuel consumption go up disproportionately however. The other issue with exceeding hull speed then...
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Great job James! There will be the armchair critics but then, you've heard from em before. It sounds to me like you had already made a great self-recovery through the worst of it by the time the CG...
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    Re: this is a wooden boat at HYC

    Classic catamaran design evolution also. Transom extensions. (dinghy's and outboards and 'crap on de back' can strike anyone these days)
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    Re: Working Puget Sound Tides

    The biggest challenge when working tides is to recognize that it's not just planning on the tides. Wind matters! When wind is against tide, the sea conditions can change radically and even though...
  30. Re: Why are multihulls (cats) so difficult to tack

    You may also do well to ease the main sheet as you pass thru the eye of the wind. Not all cats are hard to tack, but many are.
  31. Thread: Fuel Odor

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    Re: Fuel Odor

    When and if you find the source, I've found that liquid fabric softener (preferably unscented) will remove fuel odor. I had a careless mechanic spill diesel all over my boat (and under the master...
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    Re: A question about seat widths for JIM

    Okay! This pic got my attention. What boat is it on? More pics please....
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    Re: Junk rigged single hander questions.

    You're more patient with a computer program than I would be. Scaling a design down that much by simply shrinking everything the same is not really an acceptable methodology in most instances. ...
  34. Re: Paul Gartside's fixed seat 16' Open Water Rowing Boat

    Getting in or out of this boat simply has to be somewhat alarming to the average person due to the extreme flare. At least from the beach you won't feel so intimidated as from a boat or dock. That...
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    Oxford Wherry kit opinions

    So I'm thinking an Oxford Wherry might fit my needs. The kit looks simple enough. Anyone built one or seen them?

    http://Www.angusrowboats.com
  36. Re: Bolger's Tortoise: Most seaworthy 6'ish dinghy around?

    My only boat building project was a (gulp, confession time)Tortise. I wanted a dinghy I could carry on the foredeck of my 25'er. That's what I got. I didn't have any expectations of rowing...
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    Re: Alaska trip-small boat cruise

    As an occasional relief skipper on the Pacific Catalyst, I'm able to strongly recommend her as we'll.

    www.pacificcatalyst.com

    Wood. Original engine. Gourmet food. Awesome territory. Highly...
  38. Thread: Nest

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    Re: Nest

    The best thing about the NEST for me is that it makes setting a programmed menu very very easy. Temporary changes are easy as well. That I can adjust the temperature when I'm on the way home from a...
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    Re: When Sailing Was Simple

    My cruising cat was actually pretty simple and easy to sail. But for me, simple has become 'less complexity" in both ease of use and systems. I like some modern complexities like a shower stall, an...
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    Re: Mooring An Open Boat

    We kept an open 18' A R True Rocket on a mooring every summer in Maine during my 'yout'. No cover, no electric bilge pump. No pump other than a bailer and bucket in fact. If we hadn't been to the...
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    Re: Classic power catamaran

    This is exactly the type of 'layout', cockpit treatment/aesthetics I'd like to see on a sailing cat. It might have relatively longer hulls but it could be a great sailing 'sportster'!
  42. Re: Niice rant about marine technicians (Fatty Goodlander)

    For another perspective and one that frequently affirms Fatty's experience. I enjoy this blog periodically….

    http://themarineinstallersrant.blogspot.com
  43. Re: One outboard good - two outboards better - twin 2.3 Hondas on a boat

    Dang! I suddenly feel like I've just discovered a wormhole to an alternate universe! Who knew!?!?
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    Re: "Universal Hull" or "Universal Sail"

    So. The video seemed to want to showcase the hull. I kinda assumed that the rig was a quick down and dirty way to get her sailing and not really the focus.. It's certainly a light weight boat. ...
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    Re: Elegant shallow draft 36' daysailer

    "Very squirrelly" was the quote. Hmmm, I wouldn't have thought that was a 'positive' compliment... If it were mine I'd be unhappy with that feature.
  46. Re: Biggest Daysailer to Solo...Ideal length for Pure Daysailer?

    Club Mediterranee always intrigued me. It was a touch ugly and probably not a performer by today's standards but the pure luxury of that wheelhouse for a single hander must have been really awesome....
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    Re: CMD Boats Launch Cruiser 24

    One of my boats had a 1GM. I called it a 'thumper'. Not bad really but a 2GM would be better if you're going to spend the bucks/time. My first inclination is an outboard placed inboard of the...
  48. Re: Biggest Daysailer to Solo...Ideal length for Pure Daysailer?

    In my youth, we had both an Oday Day Sailer and an Albacore. The Oday was a great boat for an afternoon sail. I did it often after classes in high school. But it was on a mooring. The mast is...
  49. Re: Biggest Daysailer to Solo...Ideal length for Pure Daysailer?

    Sounds like the OP was talking trailering and perhaps single handed launching. That's a whole different ballgame. The 'best' for me won't be the 'best' for you. We all have different tolerances...
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    Re: The scale of the thing

    Just saw this post. As a former Yankee One Design owner interested in building a slightly larger version, I'd sure like to see more pictures of Gleam. Are Judith and Whitewings also larger...
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