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    Re: Mayfly 14 sail dimension confusion

    Oh, damn, I was looking at the sketch on the top right of the page, didn’t even check the middle sketch… Thanks!
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    I do, actually, have way too many :)


    Here’s my favourite, we launched her yesterday!

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    Mayfly 14 sail dimension confusion

    Greetings, yesterday, we finally launched our Mayfly 14 into the water. My first experience with oars went wonders, moving her from her initial location to a restaurant at a distance of about 1km....
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    Thanks For the info. The boat should be able to finally go into the water within the next week (with oars, as I’ll get a sail when I get back to the city in a few weeks). All the wooden parts are...
  5. Re: Missing mast step/partner hole dimensions on plans

    Sorry for the super late reply, I had some trouble logging in.

    Well... turns out I was just super dumb and hadn’t looked at the plans well enough, for some reason I thought The hole was to be made...
  6. Missing mast step/partner hole dimensions on plans

    Greetings, my Mayfly (14) build is going incredibly well, but now as Iím approaching the final stages I realised that the mast step and the mast partner have no dimension on their hole diameter/exact...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Thank you! I actually started last Friday, and already have the hull and bulkhead glued and ready for the bottom. Just two more days till I can get back to working on it.... It's a lot less stressful...
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    What epoxy should I use for my mayfly 14?

    I'm currently building a Mayfly 14, and although I haven't yet reached the epoxy step, I'd like to start preparing for that as soon as possible to eliminate wasted time on research. So, what type (or...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Greetings once again, I came here to thank everyone who helped me with my (possibly dumb) beginner questions. The project with finally begin in the next days and I can’t wait!
    I’m thinking of...
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    About bulkhead/transom bevels...

    Greetings, Iíve been looking at the plans for the mayfly 14, and thereís something about the transom and bulkhead side edge bevels that confuses me. While the bottom bevels are pretty easy to wrap my...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Well... I wouldn't really say I'm picky about sail quality, right now I pretty much just want to quickly find something to get me through the summer and will probably upgrade later next year. Though...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Thanks again for your replies, I’ve decided that I should go with the mayfly for now since it seems more beginner friendly and easier to build.
    In the book (which I actually managed to find nearby),...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Yeah I apologize about that comment on the plans... guess I was just really tired so that's the way it came out of my mind... I will probably make the final decision on Mayfly or GIS tomorrow, but am...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Thanks a lot! Now, I apologize if my questions are getting annoyingly specific, but do you by any chance know about the "structure" of the pdf plans? Are they just a bunch of dimensions and sketches...
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    Re: Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Thank you everyone for the quick responses. I think I'll go with the MayFly, but there's only one problem... is there any source that sells the book (boatbuilding for beginners (and beyond)) as an...
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    Questions regarding first sailboat build

    Greetings, I'm planning on building myself my first sailboat, but I just can't settle on a design to work on. I had almost made a final decision on going with "Zephyr" by William D. Jackson, but then...
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