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    Re: Best Boat... For This Specific Scenario

    https://www.selway-fisher.com/GPDinghyover13.htm

    You said you looked though Selway-Fisher. A number of good 14' options in there, shave 1" if you want to be safe from the State. The Goshawk-14 and...
  2. Re: Value of Herreshoff 11' 06" Columbia Dinghy

    Value, a subjective topic. One one hand you are getting a boat that cost someone a certain/significant amount on the other hand you are doing that family a significant favor by rescuing their...
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    Re: Why is a lug rig called a lug rig?

    Side note….I have wondered if halyard comes from hauling the yard up?
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    Re: Why is a lug rig called a lug rig?

    Which came first Lugger-Loggen or Lug?

    lugger (n.)"small two- or three-masted fishing or coasting boat" (also favored by smugglers), always with lug-sails, 1757, from lug-sail. Or else [OED] from...
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    Re: Robands? Which do people prefer?

    That’s what I have used, works great.
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    Re: Designing a Sailboat

    Here are Robert’s drawings. Sorry about the extra lines, that’s on me. I’ll see about getting them off here later.

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    Re: Learn to sail at 75?

    https://www.pearsonyachts.org/models/pearson-ensign.html

    That is a good one.
    At the club and I sometimes sail on an Ensign. I like them fun comfortable stable easy to sail, reminds me of driving...
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    Re: Outrigger Canoe 50/50 paddling/sailing

    Dooder,
    https://duckworks.com/gary-dierking/
    https://duckworks.com/vaa-motu-plans/
    https://www.solwaydory.co.uk/

    If you haven’t looked through Gary’s work check it out. Lots of great work on...
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    Re: Learn to sail at 75?

    While going to a club and sailing there does have it advantages. Boats are there, you can try a few different ones, and someone can help you. In my experience there are also disadvantages you are...
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    Re: Strip built Canoe model

    Paul Fisher has a couple options. There a strip version of his Pete, it has the low ends.
    https://www.selway-fisher.com/Opcanstrip.htm

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  11. Re: Yards and weight aloft on sail & row skiffs

    Hi Chris, I wondered if you were Lee's inspiration. If so he's lucky to have you. Chris has proved the notion that a well setup sprit rig can get on the water very fast. He's always faster than the...
  12. Thread: Piccup Pram

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    Re: Piccup Pram

    Duckworks will have one made for you if you ask them, either though RSS or another maker the use. As well you can go to Really Simple Sails directly. I think these two options are the best if you...
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    Re: Finally, it looks like a boat

    W Grabow

    I like your version on this boat. It looks like a good balance of stability and performance. Thank you for posting the latest pictures to illustrate. I applaud you for experimenting in...
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    Re: Frames, ideas please!

    “the last owners lived on for 25years but it's his idea that you are better to leave it alone and not touch...”

    Apparently
  15. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    And it only needs the lead if the NA says it’s required. Otherwise you can do internal low fixed ballast and a line to hold the board down. I am a fan of well shaped boards, they can be made from...
  16. Poll: Re: Deckhead paint - Gloss, satin or matte..???

    Deckhead= a well placed bucket on deck. I tend to think of them as just oiled. Just kidding actually.

    I agree with gloss in this case.
  17. Re: What material to put on my wooden cartop carriers?

    The cedar suggestion sounds like a good one. For my wooden rack/shed in my back yard I am using microfiber towels cut down and wrapped around the rounded over wood. The vessels slide in from the end,...
  18. Re: Leeboards and sailing rig for small wooden rowing boat?

    You can do this, but my guess is you are not going to find one source that tells you exactly what to do. I have added leeboards and lug sails to canoes with success. I studied a number of different...
  19. Re: Velocette*: a nesting dinghy for fun sailing

    That is great looking work Dolfiman
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    Re: Open Gaff Cutter 22 - 28 ft

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    Plans available on the woodenboat website. If the small cabin is too much use Bruce's digital sawzall. He has also drawn a non-centerboard fuller keel option, bilge keels, and with a cabin...
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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    Is the Poplar at your local mill air-dried?
  22. Re: Opinions on CLC (John Harris) 10'6" Nesting Expedition Dinghy

    Jack, sounds good. I started cartop sailing and was very happy to switch to trailering.
  23. Re: Opinions on CLC (John Harris) 10'6" Nesting Expedition Dinghy

    https://duckworks.com/piccup-pram-plans/

    The Pickup Pram by Michalack is a good option, originally designed to slide into a truck bed by and for the designer. They are comfortable and sail well. I...
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    Re: Developable rounded-chine design

    I canoe sailed a lot on lakes in New Mexico, same conditions as you describe it can get quite interesting. I ended up adding side decks and significant floatation. Side decks in order to keep water...
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    Re: Seeking advice to fix tracking issue

    I don’t know if have good drift boat plans but there is a link below for good ones. Along with Lumberyard Skiff sites. That’s a good simple motor boat. I recall someone on this forum building, using,...
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    Re: Question re: Modifying Boat Designs

    It looks doable to me. In the end it depends on the builder/modifier. If he has the skills to make sure his modification looks good, then it should work. Plenty of crafts in that size range. Of...
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    Re: Wooden boat insurance

    https://www.medsailor.com/maratime-insurance-market-2022/

    Here is a good recent podcast on the topic.
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    Re: Need help selecting wood for rudder cheeks

    https://duckworks.com/set-of-extra-heavy-duty-pintles-and-gudgeons/

    I haven’t found it hard to get good hardware from Duckworks. This is just one option. On small piece like this I have been...
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    Re: Terrapin - a box boat in a box

    Looks great, that had to be fun!
  30. Re: Lightweight craft for family with three small children

    Yeah, the “easiest” thing to cartop with the capacity you want is a canoe in my opinion. There are some good options here including the Hazelnut.

    https://www.selway-fisher.com/Opcan17.htm
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  31. Re: Where to find F. Spaulding Dunbar Sailboat designs at?

    I too have been enamored but Spaulding's work. I like his own Chesapeake deadrise cruising boat and would like to see plans for his DaySailer, if I remember correctly it can be rigged either as a...
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    Re: A kayak for Caroline

    Looking good and that's a nice looking design.
  33. Re: What is the best and most thoughtful way of doing this?

    I agree with this suggestion and RIP.
    There is also a Facebook group for Jeff's work they might be able to help, if you haven't tried there yet.
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    Re: New Welsford Design - Nautilus sailing Canoe

    https://www.selway-fisher.com/Opcan16.htm

    Selway-Fisher's Waterman canoe has similar dimensions and is a proven sailer.
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    Re: Campion Apple 16 Build

    Good work! Nice to see the rigging up and the boat out, its been great following your build.

    On my sailing canoe I went through a similar process with the rudder control lines. For the downhaul...
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    Re: Tad Roberts Shanty

    I don't think Tad was putting Harry's design down, I think he was offering another option a different equation. An option that could be built more simply. He has written plenty on the real cost of...
  37. Poll: Re: Boat Choice: Navigator, Walkabout, Sooty Tern or CLC Guider for Baja Trip

    I have seen it vary from location to location. Some areas where the beach is steep, possibly lower tides in the southern areas, they slide the pangas up the sand with trucks, other areas they beach...
  38. Re: Why are inboard engine shafts angled down ?

    http://www.robbwhite.com/rescue.minor.html

    Is Robb White who were thinking of Ian?
  39. Poll: Re: Boat Choice: Navigator, Walkabout, Sooty Tern or CLC Guider for Baja Trip

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/18Pu-n3WKfEyJ-wkqySp1MH-el1jUF41EkbTM1gYUGgc/mobilebasic

    https://bandbyachtdesigns.com/bay-river-skiff-17-plans/

    Here is another option in the small beachable...
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    Re: Dinghy Centre Board

    I have a long leeboard on my sailing canoe. In order to sail over shallows 8-12 deep I angle it and the rudder up to about 22 degrees down from level. I can still point up in this configuration but...
  41. Poll: Re: Boat Choice: Navigator, Walkabout, Sooty Tern or CLC Guider for Baja Trip

    Longsteps ⬆️
  42. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    I was thinking the same thing, the systems weight equation is a bit different this time around. I'd be curious to hear about his weight calculations, my guess is he is getting good advice on this...
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    Re: 20 Foot Gorewood Freigtht Canoe

    Thanks Flow-mo, keep’em coming.
  44. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    He is still using internal ballast, less than originally designed but still a good amount, to balance out the needed ballast and trim the boat to its lines once it’s in the water. You are correct...
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    Re: Hull Design for Choppy Water

    You initially talked about wanting a hull that can take beam waves, I think a chined-rounded hull is better for this. I especially like how Storer has done this with Viola and his Kombi canoe. I...
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    Re: Hull Design for Choppy Water

    I can’t say exactly, I believe it’s always been by contacting Horton directly.

    https://www.bootsbaugarage.ch/hugh/h_bufflehead_en.htm



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    Re: Hull Design for Choppy Water

    https://www.epoxyworks.com/index.php/from-serendipity-to-bufflehead/

    https://www.bootsbaugarage.ch/bufflehead_en.htm

    Lee,
    I am going to double down on the Butflehead canoe. Hough Horton...
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    Re: Hypothetical - Tiny, Tiny, Crabbing boat

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    https://www.selway-fisher.com/Opcan16.htm

    Selway-Fisher's 15'-10" Ranger canoe could be a good fit.
    2 sheets of 4,5, or 6 mm ply. Light weight, dependent on what you use.
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    Re: Preferred Photo Hosting Blog Site?

    Just post directly “from computer” as opposed to url. The computer can be your computer or phone-tablet. Choose the file, image, to upload then hit upload.
  50. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    From Leo via Facebook,

    FREE BOAT NEEDS SAVING! (PORT TOWNSEND, WA, USA)
    This handsome wooden green gaff-schooner is going to be crushed if somebody doesn't come forward to take ownership in the...
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