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  1. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    That will be an awesome lookin rudder Mike
    Very elaborate and sophisticatet.
    Cant wait to see more

    Cheers Max
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Yeah, you really get somethere.
    I like those big windows at the cabin.
    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Hi Ron
    Oh, yes, that would be a nice fitting:d
    I was pretty aware, that it wont allways turn out good , when I make changes from perfect plans.
    But hey it is good fun, and most of it turned out...
  4. Re: Silicone Roof Coating to solve deck and pilot house leaks?

    Once in a time some wonder goo apears. Funny thing, it never lasts.
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    I also havent figured out, which the best way is to get the main down and folded nicely :d
  6. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Aah a pleasure to follow.
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks guys
    I allready have a basket full off ideas how to fine tune all sorts off things. The gaff shoe will get some attention and I'll try out how rings of beads will work am the main sail luff....
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Hey guys

    Back from the first trip I must confess that boat is a blast.
    What a little sturdy ship in a wide array of situations.
    I had all from nearly no wind and dead calm sea to rough water...
  9. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Wow Mike
    Good progress and good read too.
    I only have to be absent a couple of days and you moved along on a blast.

    Cool!
    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks a million Guys

    Ive enjoyed this journey with you very much.

    The last days prior and after launching were a blast and full of actions.
    Making updates and posting pictures had little...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

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    Gentlemen, it is done.
    We launched Hulk succesfully and had a two days roaring party
    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: Caledonia Yawl build downunder

    Glacial, but progress Neil
    Looking good!

    Cheers
    Max
  13. Re: Dagger rudder idea on an aft raked transom. Would it work?

    Hey Mike

    At first thought your rudder seems to be pre-balanced 22%
    That is what most folks (inkluding me once) think.
    But the important one to meassure from is the turning axis instead the...
  14. Re: Dagger rudder idea on an aft raked transom. Would it work?

    I changed to a forward raked rudder on my Sooty Tern some time ago and are so happy I did.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/seaandshore/albums/72157704454366205
    The strain on the gougeons and pintles...
  15. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    I was lucky, no damage.I was working outside. So it got smashed onto the grass.
    Some enthusiastic neighbours were full of questions. I got distracted and drilled a to big hole.
    It wasnt that big...
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    I just second Ken
    Man that looks stunning.
    Haha, I know this mishaps like yours on the centerboardcase.
    Smashed my drill on the floor and yelled some mean stuff a few days ago.
    God, was I...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks guys
    Im at full blast at all the riging work.
    So far everything turns out as wished.
    I pulled up the foresail for the first time and did some other hard ware work.
    On thursday a mobile...
  18. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Wow how nice.
    You are really getting somewhere.
    That green and the teak will be looking stunning together.

    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks a lot guys.
    I wont get bored until launching.
    Still a heap of riging work to be done.

    Cheers Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Yeah, it is done.
    That was good fun, and still feels a little unreal..

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52042761618_34afaaf46c_c.jpg
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  21. Thread: Gartside # 207

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    Re: Gartside # 207

    Gorgous.
    I ll launch May 28.
    So maybe it will be the same day hehe.
    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks Thomas
    Glad it did.
    Same to your Gardside! Absolutely fantastic!!

    By the way. We are pulling the boat out of the shed today.
    Pictures will come later that day.

    PS: Give my the...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52030688083_c5f4fd751d_c.jpg




    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52030687878_8c17f64d9f_c.jpg


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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Yes it is. Thanks.
    Im pretty busy at the moment, but I thought I share at least some pictures of the progress with you guys.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52030647476_9166a758bf_k.jpg

    2...
  25. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Very well done, and something Ive never seen before.
    In real life I like the teak inlays more than imagined.

    Cheers Max
  26. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Wow, it is amazing how paint changes the apperance.
    Lookin very elegant. Thumps up mate.
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks a lot.
    That is perfection pro. Inside and outside.
    That paint is a dream to work with. Flows out like nothing else I know.
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Hey Snke

    Nice you came around.
    Launching will be May 28.
    Still a sheet load stuff to do, but its good fun.

    Cheers Max
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    Man, you are getting somewhere near the finishing line!
    It is amazing how much time an thoughts even go into some floor boards, isnt it?

    Cheers
    Max
  30. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Let it swirl Mike.
    Im looking forward what will emerge :dY>

    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Hey Mike
    Some stuff was allready prepared when I entered the scene.
    The pockets for the battens were one of it. So no full length battens.
    But we took Rons advise in acount and made the sail a...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Thanks a million Ron and Ian

    cheers
    Max
  33. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Nice hardware.
    And a very good idea with that half round brass. Brilliant!
    I really love it when I have laying some stuff around for a longer time, and suddenly there is a good use of it.
    By the...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Hey Ron
    Thanks a lot.
    Ill take your experiences with me to the sailmaker.
    Next tuesday she will start to cut the sail cloth for the mainsail and I got a day off to help her out.
    That is really...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Hey Ron
    Thanks a lot. these are very nice pictures!
    How did the old sail making trouble then?
    Im curious how much the battens will enhance the sails abilities.
    Im a big fan of full length...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Right,mast step it is. I translated to direktly from german.
    Did some work on the rig today. That was good.
    And all took way longer than expected hahahaha

    Cheers Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Loads of stuff to do until launching day.
    That will be May 28 if not something will go terribly wrong.
    All lead ballast is in and I build many small things like end caps for the spars, battery box,...
  38. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Man, I'm pretty curious how the boards gona look with these inlays.
    Good work, good work man
    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    It is getting warmer and assembly of all kind of stuff has begun.
    In the colder evenings I completed the kick up rudder https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51923123676_56051065f4_c.jpg


    The...
  40. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Ouch, didnt know belt sanders can do such attacks.
    Sorry for that mate.
    Im very curious about the inlays.

    cheers
    Max
  41. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    When I compare both sided. One with ceiling battens on, and one without.
    It showes how much these increase the good looks.
    I need to come back to the iron stains. I could easily live with them, all...
  42. Re: Herreshoff Catspaw sail/row 128 stretched to 14...strip planked and glassed

    Aaaah lovely
  43. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Good work mate, good work!
    Cheers
    Max
  44. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Lookin good Mike!
    Raahiti sounds like a awesome reason to skip to sailing.
    Have fun
    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: ballast keel for haven 12/2 footer

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    Nice guys, you must build a mould yourself.

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  46. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Aaaah finally you are back. Nice!
    Was it allready 3 and a half months? Wow!

    Cheers
    Max
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Good morning John
    (At least it is morning here ;-D)
    These lines connect to the main halyard.
    Behind the thimbles is a 12mm stainless bolt, so I dont worry much about bending.
    It is not that big...
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    Re: The Cape Henry 21 building thread

    Im doing small projects that can be done in the cold.
    I did stainless rubstrakes.
    These were recycelt and in bad state when I got them. Covered with paint and stains.
    ...
  49. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    Indeed, that kauri is amazing wood. Good that you got hands on the old furniture and construction wood.
    Looking forward for more.
    Cheers
    Max with morning coffee
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    Good to see ya back at it!
    That inlays are very fancy. Im looking forward how it will lock like.
    On the other side, I could live with some tack marks that show that the wood is recycled.
    The...
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