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  1. Thread: Gartside nr 203

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    Re: Gartside nr 203

    She has a bowsprit for the gennaker…

    new video

    https://youtu.be/LXU5JIKKD8w

    Now with some text in english also,
  2. Thread: Gartside nr 203

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    Re: Gartside nr 203

    The topsail… well, the fore and main are mostly enough to move the boat well enough; need some practice with it still…
  3. Thread: Gartside nr 203

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    Re: Gartside nr 203

    I do!
  4. Thread: Gartside nr 203

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    Re: Gartside nr 203

    I made a video about some work for storage under the side decks and then the launch… texts are in finnish but general idea is hopefully somewhat understandable…

    https://youtu.be/VANOmxob-4w

    Now...
  5. Thread: Gartside nr 203

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220523/63ab30ec...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220523/63ab30ec9fa090b2a571cd302bb3ab9c.jpg

    Got her launched last Thursday. Made some possible improvements in interior; they can be removed with minimal traces...
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    Re: hypersonic missiles

    One take on hypersonic flight…

    https://youtu.be/fTEhG8zzftQ

    She has also other interesting videos…
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    Re: Robship Hook & Moor

    105339Hereabouts (Finland) it is very usual for guest harbours to have buoys with a ring on top where you hook up. Also boat harbours where you have a permanent place for your boat there are usually...
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    Re: Will Russia invade the Ukraine?

    Only a small minority wishes that... Soviets trashed the place with no maintenace, poor roads to really bad etc, so bringing it up to proper finnish level would be way too expensive….
  9. Thread: Gartside nr 203

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    Gartside nr 203

    Last winter I had possibility to purchase the hull of the boat in the header. Original builder had started the boat in 2014 but regrettably died when the hull had been built.
    As I had discussed a...
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    Re: Explain this rig?

    I’d guess the girl is waiting for the artist to fall off the boat and then needs to be picked up... (what a bother...)
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    Some wooden boats in Helsinki Boat Show

    As per popular demand, a few pics more...

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    Re: Some wooden boats in Helsinki Boat Show

    The second boat is called here something like ’fisherman boat’ - traditional displacement hull, adapted nowadays for cruising with necessary conveniences. Can be carvel vuilt, more common is clinker...
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    Some wooden boats in Helsinki Boat Show

    First picture is from the stand of the Finnish Wooden Boat Owners’ Association (about 600 members).

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190228/2ecab286338e21592f075a2fa47a723e.jpg...
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    Re: Why Didn't Hitler Invade Britain?

    I think I have somewhere a book by C.S. Forester (Hornblower etc...) with short stories, one of which tries to describe how well (or not...) the German invasion force would have fared.
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    Re: A picture thread of far-off places

    25872Kalajoki, Finland
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    Re: Solar Powered Vent

    One model that I have on aft deck had a rechargeable battery that died - then it did not work at all. Had to take the battery out, works now ok...
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    Re: Inspecting wooden masts

    You probably know your mast etc best, so there is no need to allow drainage for any water coming through from other fastenings - If you glass the base the water will stand there and possibly cause...
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    Re: EU Regulations: Flotation

    Your boat would need also meet certain equipment regulations; I would guess that most of those would be easy (pdf’s, fire extinguisher, paddle etc). What I’ve seen about US boats they all would need...
  19. Re: Advice needed on inboard electric power components.

    I have been told that electric motor bearings cannot take much thrust so there should be a python drive or similar thingy there. Belt drive if there is no room for the motor in somewhat straight...
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    Re: Wooden boat meeting in Sveaborg, Finland

    And also the facebook page of the meet, https://www.facebook.com/pg/meriviapori/posts/

    Also the association has a reward for a person or asociation or such that has done something remarkable or...
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    Wooden boat meeting in Sveaborg, Finland

    Hi all,

    Today is the already traditional day for the wooden boat Rally and Meet in Helsinki, Finland, a week before midsummer day. This has been going on for 20 years or so, arranged by ’Suomen...
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    Re: Advise needed on Electric Motors

    Hi
    I recently rejoined the forum after a long time away (different name though)... but I have now used electric inboard in my sailboat for more than 10 years. Second battery set going...
    short...
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