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    Re: Melonseed, Penobscot Or?

    OOoooOOooooh the Pooduck-- Tres Sexie! One of my favorites and high on my fun list. Never sailed it, but I feel it in my bones.
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    Re: Melonseed, Penobscot Or?

    Ok, so now what? (in reference to your Misc. thread)
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    Re: Melonseed, Penobscot Or?

    I have an ancient f/g Beverly Dinghy, which is very closely related to the Catspaw in almost every respect, and it's a fun little daysailor and makes for a great tender. I was going to sell her a...
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    Re: Epoxy setting time

    It took me a whole boat to learn to do it right between the working time, time to cure, consistency and thickness needed for different applications, techniques, etc. Two part 1:2 epoxies like System...
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    Re: YES! Just got a phone call

    CRUSHING IT

    that was supposed to be all caps

    ...and there we go
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    Re: Melonseed, Penobscot Or?

    This is actually a somewhat interesting question. I almost want to say, "a bigger melonseed" but I won't. (The Superseed comes to mind designed by whosey-whatsey in Old Lyme). Them wood Blue-Jays...
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    Re: Melonseed, Penobscot Or?

    Is this a "purchase-only" decision or is building in mix? Also, is there a length requirement or is the limiting factor able to be launched off the beach? (different than sailed off a beach, I...
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    Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    BUT WITHOUT THE NECESSARY GRAPHICS, KEVIN. Tres Important.

    http://21377-presscdn.pagely.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/floatypants-1.jpg
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    Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    Ordered.
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    Re: Know this beautiful dinghy?

    I think this was recently featured in either a SCA article or a WB article about cool places to sail. Too many magazines to keep up with...
  11. Re: How to set up a jib topsail and jack yard topsail to play well together...

    I just love this advice

    Pretty much works for everything you need to do while underway
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    Re: Duckpunting, northern New England

    You know what I like about these boats? They are all about the same speed and capabilities even with different weights and builds so it's easy to put together a fleet with a bunch of friends and have...
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    Re: Duckpunting, northern New England

    The whole thing is somewhat masochistic.
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    Re: Solar charging light electronics on board

    It's nothing sexy, Phil. You may not want us rafting up to you. An Aquarius 23, basically a floating shoe box with a mast. Great livability and slow as a three-legged pig in six feet of snow. We're...
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    Solar charging light electronics on board

    Getting a snot built 23' sailboat up and running for this season, going to do some cruising with my brother down in Long Island Sound, etc. We would like a relatively simple and cost effective way...
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    Re: The New Hippies

    The New Yorker profile is very nuanced and interesting for those who want a longer read. You need an attention span. Recommended:
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    Re: A rousing sea shanty

    https://68.media.tumblr.com/c3d08cff3a100942aecb8d6eb0d78412/tumblr_nlab2nJk7t1tnr350o1_400.gif
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    Re: recovered German sub in Great Lakes

    Sad trombone.... Bwaaa bwaaaaaa
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    Re: Core Sound or Chebacco Ply

    View her as she is: She's sleek as hell. I love her look, performance, and ease of use. Sometimes I enjoy pretty classic lines, and sometimes I prefer a clean look of brute functionality and...
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    Re: NH Craiglist Lightning

    Let us know what you find, and congrats!
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    Re: NH Craiglist Lightning

    +1 yeah man
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    Re: A rising Millenial market?

    You're not the only "millenial" (I hate that damn term) here, bro. There are more than you may think. I pay for high quality content across many of my interests and I'm happy to do it.

    As your...
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    Re: NH Craiglist Lightning

    Tough to see with the pictures but I've seen Lightnings in much worse shape around the frames that are shown with the available pics. Not sure what's going on, particularly. I only shared one email...
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    NH Craiglist Lightning

    https://nh.craigslist.org/boa/6020801208.html

    Apparently "needs to have hulls stripped and screws replaced" but have not seen in person. I was tempted... deeply.
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    Re: A rising Millenial market?

    It's called Off Center Harbor, which is aggressively angling for this angle, if you pardon.
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    Re: Al Mason 'Ostkust' Craigslist CT

    This may have been up last year, seems to be the same picture. Wonder what the story is.
  27. Re: Francois Vivier Creizic, sail and oar 15' lightweight construction 110kg

    Looks like that last picture was probably taken with a telephoto lens, which will bring the aft boat forward in a way that doesn't do justice to the amount of space between the boats...and therefor...
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    Re: Marsh duck boat design

    Post pictures and welcome!
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    Re: Yawl Rob Roy or the Kate plans

    Don't you mean Brewer's (designer) Rob Roy? MacGregor being the last name of the historical figure? Or am I missing something here?

    EDIT wow, old thread. How did you find this SnipeGuy?
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    Re: Vendee Globe.

    So Ruyant thinks he hit a shipping container, what does Pavant think he hit?

    What are the chances that two boats hit two shipping containers in the Southern Ocean? On a mathematical level, not a...
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    Re: "Holmes of The Humber" Republished

    Oh phew, I don't sucks at the interwebs. I'm surprised they are behind the trendy curve on this one.
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    Re: "Holmes of The Humber" Republished

    Have a link? Can't find it, myself.
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    Re: What goes with Scotch?

    Ah yes, the morning recipe from LE NORD. I prefer cognac in my coffee over calvados. I save the calvados for marinating my apples before I make the pie.
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    Re: 15 ft Flashboat

    This is great, I really love what you and did and I think the paint job is great, and the stem is nice bright and it doesn't look pugnose. Chillax and enjoy, duderino!
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    Re: "Holmes of The Humber" Republished

    I was more wondering about the interior/contents... what's it about that makes it so awesome? (Besides the killer boat on the cover)
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    Re: Centennial

    Yeah, I'm not totally convinced that the coamings have to be so huge as they are on CENTENNIAL. Those are going to be some big thick cushions to make sitting on the edge of the cockpits comfortable. ...
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    Re: "Holmes of The Humber" Republished

    Why is it so awesome, Matt?
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    Re: what's the telephone for?

    Bury it deep into the sheep, or let it all out.
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    Re: New boat for us: Paul Gartside's JESSIE!

    I decree you that should submit her to the SRR Grand-PooBahs Review Committee for 2017. I see oarlock pads. Done.

    See you in July!
  40. Re: Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    This is a whole other thread in itself. But I ain't doing it. Too much stress. I'm here for boats.
  41. Re: Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    "You kids be quiet and don't move an eyelash or Mommy and Daddy will lose their jobs and go to jail."

    That's how I interpreted it as a kid. Coat and tie...for sure. I STILL CAN'T non-rev without...
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    Re: Vendee Globe.

    Kito de Pavant hit something unidentified at 16kts, boat came to a full stop. Boat is filling with water. He's asked for a rescue-- should be coming in 12hrs-- about 3pm EST. Blowing 40kts with...
  43. Re: Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    I remember Dad's retirement flight... JFK-ZRH-JFK...The ZRH groundcrew met the airplane with a giant cake and a giant Swiss cow bell. (I used this cow bell at my own wedding many years later). There...
  44. Re: Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    This is true, I stand corrected, thank you. Some trans-pac stuff too. Post corrected.

    The Pan Am acquisition gave Delta true global scope, however, and an international presence that dwarfed it's...
  45. Re: Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    Then don't "refuse to wax nostalgic" just keep quiet or put in a nice word or two. Mom always said, "if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it." You're painting this with a very one-sided...
  46. Re: Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    Wow. Keeping it classy. Thanks.
  47. Re: PAA shuts down 25 years ago

    2/2

    Pan Am ceases operations

    The station manager approached as he always did and greeted the inbound passengers. He then stepped into our office (the cockpit) and greeted us cordially,...
  48. Pan American World Airways shuts down 25 years ago

    I'm one day late.

    How times flies... (no pun)

    December 4, 1991... A dark day in my house and in many others. I'm sure Ian McColgin can/will commiserate. We're still family. No one will fully...
  49. Thread: Centennial

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    Re: Centennial

    I swung by Dan's place the other day and check out his Centennial build. We also went to Gloucester and checked out the original CENTENNIAL at the Cape Ann Museum.

    Where he stands right now:
    ...
  50. Re: Ross Lillistone's 15' Low Horsepower Planing Boat FLEET

    Bumping this thread to keep pertinent information all together...

    Ross, do the plans offer both interior configurations? I see sealed thwarts that run across the boat in SAN PEDRO and sealed...
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