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    Re: Rowing Ergonomics

    Sorry, shows on Safari and Windows Explorer.
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    Re: Rowing Ergonomics

    Yes Nick. Did it not appear in initial post? It shows on my end.
    I've used John Harris' article to arrange the geometry. I'd wait to see where she floats with my tonnage in the boat and perhaps have...
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    Re: Rowing Ergonomics

    Ferryman's stroke is the article before Harris' in #240 by Chris Cunningham. Found he wrote "The Dory Stroke: Efficient propulsion," also in #198:24.
    Thanks Gents. As always a library of info!
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    Re: Rowing Ergonomics

    Thanks Dusty:
    Harris, John C., author and illustrator: "The Geometry of Rowing," 240:68
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    Rowing Ergonomics

    I saw this photo on Montford's Geodesic Airlite Boats site.
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  6. Thread: Rushton on VT CL

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    Re: Rushton on VT CL

    Gorgeous. Romance. Get her!
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    Re: Can you identify this glass dinghy?

    Don't know. Will see it tomorrow. Think it may make a cheap tender for my Roz, if I leave her on a mooring. That or a 14' john boat. I wouldn't tow either.
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    Re: Can you identify this glass dinghy?

    I see there is a 12. Maybe. Stem looks more raked here and fewer strakes.
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    Re: Can you identify this glass dinghy?

    I-14? only 12' here.
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    Can you identify this glass dinghy?

    It is +/-12' long and fiberglass. Has a centerboard, aluminum mast and boom, wood rudder.. I thought it was a Montgomery, but transom and thwart don't jive. Also seems a bit chubbier. Got an idea?...
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    Re: Tom Gilmer "Blue Moon" history

    New Moon for sale at CBMM:

    http://cbmm.org/boat-donation/4118-custom-new-moon-sloop/
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    Re: Tom Gilmer "Blue Moon" history

    I think there was a "New Moon", 30'. And, a larger ketch that's very nice.
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    Re: Tom Gilmer "Blue Moon" history

    Scott,
    You have to show photos!
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    Re: Herreshoff "white"

    Arctic, Matterhorn, Snow, Mediterranean? Some historicist out there must have a deliberated and approved color of white.
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    Herreshoff "white"

    Is there some consensus on what constitutes as "white" for topsides on a LFH Rozinante? Mine has either Brightsides or Easypoxy, each brand has 3-4 choices, but none seem to match what is there now.
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    Re: Know this beautiful dinghy?

    Found this. Looks like case has been moved forward a couple frames. Makes sense.
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    Re: Know this beautiful dinghy?

    Thanks C!
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    Re: Know this beautiful dinghy?

    Images show whether I'm logged in or not. Mac or Windows.
    Here is the link for images by owner:
    http://originaali.fi/raid2013/slides/_MG_7572.html
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    Know this beautiful dinghy?

    I assume Nat Herreshoff (see sail and Coquina lines), but don't know the actual design. Any clue? Found these images on a Finnish Raid site w/o any contact info.
    Thanks-
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  20. Thread: Gartside 170

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    Re: Gartside 170

    Interesting Steve. What boat? I've begun his #166 Centerboard Lugger.

    Bruce,
    Looking fantastic! Much to learn and use from here-
    Eddie
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    Re: Varnishing over vinyl applied lettering?

    Very good guys. Thank you!
    I'd thought about painting the short name on this go-round myself. The metal letters could work well and may not be too many pennies with such a short name.
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    Varnishing over vinyl applied lettering?

    Working on UNA. I'm coming back to applying the several coats of varnish I left off before using her before sailing. I had applied only 4. She has been garage kept. It has been several years of use...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    Just back from a couple days of sailing UNA at Janes Island, MD. Studied her a bit. I did drop the side seats. Had forgotten. I think I questioned several of the details save for lines and rig to...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    Strip? Interesting. What wood thickness, species and glass weight?
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    Thanks Rob. I've admired your kayaks.
    Oars are 9'8" and not really hard to deploy. I can lash them above thwarts and forward.
    At this point I don't recall the seat height rationale, but believe It...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    Kenny,
    1) We'll be complaining about July and August's heat soon enough.
    2) Yes. Thank you. I'll let her know. She is a blessing.
    -E
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    The weather took a break 2 days ago. 65 degrees. February! Winds light and variable. Started the season early. UNA is now feeling like an old friend.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5PNgNvJ2l0
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    Re: Drift pin size for 3/4" white oak rudder

    I've started Gartside's 6M Lugger. It has 8mm (5/16") dia. bronze drift pins in a 30mm (1 1/8") thick rudder....
  29. Thread: Sooty Tern Build

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    Re: Sooty Tern Build

    Awesome Dale. EC looks great. Enjoy her(?). UNA has been the best boat I've ever owned. Pure delight. If you ever haul the boat east, holler.
    -Eddie
  30. Re: Building 6m Centreboard Lugger, Gartside design #166.

    I did. He was gracious not to point out flaws that I noticed after the shellac was on, but I was too lazy to fix. The model had served its purpose. Received his "Dreams" as a gift. All the boats are...
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    Nice Fred. I like many of Dudley Dix boats. He's a very likeable guy too. Helped me re-design a rudder on a bigger boat I had recently. His cutter series are very appealing to me. Paper Jet is...
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    I too am tempted. Built a half hull last week. Any further progress Fred?
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    This one:
    http://www.offcenterharbor.com/videos/the-daughter-of-a-sailor/?awt_l=8SV6Q&awt_m=3lqw5PGWGs44w9k



    She gets it.
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    The boat and girl saved it. I was told by OCH that they didn't want to do one on the design per say, but the questions kept going back there. I couldn't figure out what the angle was. I missed it in...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    Rob,
    1st, love your kayaks.
    Why Sooty? I thought Caledonia Yawl was a tad too big at the time (I vacillate on that still), but I actually wanted a boat no one had on the East Coast at the time and...
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    Re: Delaware River Ducker - Design Study (hull)

    Brian has done a wonderful job on his Ducker.
    However, my suspicions regarding any skinned boat is that they seem to be less efficient in delivering the power from paddle stroke toward moving the...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    Sir James,
    Yes "seeming" is well put. Been admiring some of Gartside's catboats of late. As always, I have more time to think about boats than build, but I'd like to have another smaller dinghy for...
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    Re: Delaware River Ducker - Design Study (hull)

    SHC,
    Is that 5% just in length?
    Any significant rig mods?
    I've been considering 5 or 6mm clinker ply, keeping the sail area of the pleasure sprit rig, but kicking the boom up like the gunning...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    UNA at the Small Reach Regatta this past July. My daughter saves the video. See if this works.
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    Re: Sooty Tern LongJohn Silver sailing

    Nice Max. One of the prettiest boats I've ever seen, but I may be extremely biased. I'm amazed at how high these square sailors can point. Looks like your cameraman's sloop had nothing on you.
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    Re: Delaware River Ducker - Design Study (hull)

    Awesome work. Good illustration. Is this exercise for a build?

    I've collected all of these plans, scratched my head for months over them, narrowed my pick down to making station models of the York...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    The boat still continues to amaze. Here's a recent trip.


    https://vimeo.com/190658446
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    Re: Delaware Ducker, glued lap or clink?

    Denise,
    Sent you a PM. I'm working up to a clinker build. I've made a half hull and cut moulds so far. I think it can be done in 5mm ply, be quite light, fast and easier to maneuver. As for the...
  44. Thread: Coquina Splash

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    Re: Coquina Splash

    Undecided. May sail Rozinante up there with new pram dinghy I built. All depends on the weather, but I'm going. See you there-
  45. Thread: Coquina Splash

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    Re: Coquina Splash

    Saw Ginger in Maine. She is perhaps the prettiest Coquina I've seen. Jim, you did a superb job with her. See you both in St. Michaels?
    -Eddie
  46. Thread: Sooty Tern Build

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    Re: Sooty Tern Build

    Welcome to the Sooty Society Dale. EC looks great. Three cheers to many hours of enjoyment. UNA has given me back every hour I invested in her build. Fantastic boats.
    So, what are you building next?...
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    Re: New build (yes, another) Sooty Tern.

    2016 Small Reach Regatta sailing at its best.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oL8yeyrTxGc
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    Re: Woes of fitting a rudder on a double ender

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-U-Kq4TtYrnJmyeTL0NccvYrWXmgr4B2vkm4ryKKJUh9oTWhpIXW3VwA-Pcge_PrbHu-iBgzhckyxpM-JpgKI_tAB_i5AAIY5AHhqSiin1OcCrHCwd3ZwhLTP6ZPO1h0Hz48ik3bsVLkf1Tp69k6wX-m7Ww2SYYwMelfly...
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    Re: Boat tent feedback? with pictures.

    Hey John,
    I guess there is "minimalist" and then there's Bubba and a tarp. I may be in the middle.
    Tent is easy to deploy. The snaps are very tactile. I am going to mark the main halyard with a...
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    Re: Boat tent feedback? with pictures.

    Here are a few pics from what I feel is a simple, but effective tent for this two sticker. In short, I eliminated the velcro straps and replaced with snaps under the gunnel, made hoist points so tent...
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