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    Nigel Irens' CLARA, WB 289

    A wonderful article by Nic Compton on Nigel's beautiful new design.

    But no website mentioned.

    Nigel's website for CLARA: www.claraboat.co.uk

    Check her out!
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    Re: Ankle Deep launch by Uffa Fox

    A dream come true. After promising/threatening for the past nine (?) years, she's a'building at Old Town Boatworks in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

    Here's a photo of her when Uffa launched her at Cowes...
  3. This Is Important -- N95 Masks -- Please READ

    Attention boat builders, repairers, owners, and tinkerers! If you have any spare,
    or even not-so-spare, “N95” designated dust masks in your shop or inventory, find
    them today and donate them to...
  4. It's Been Awhile... But Worth the Wait?

    Hi, all. I've just set up a new webservice: www.boatdesignconcepts.com.

    Not a lot of wooden boat designs yet, but I'm sure you can help!

    Of course, this is a free service.

    Please let me...
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    Re: All You Designers

    I'll tell you all you need to know about those politics, Howard!
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    Re: All You Designers

    Thanks so very much, Michael. We've been here for two years.... well, at six- months a year. I see a lot of Laurie McGowan and last week, went to the launching of his design TariAnne at Tern...
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    All You Designers

    Hi, all. I've been woefully deficient in my postings here, as we settle in to our adopted hometown of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Had the great pleasure of meeting HR of the Forum last night -- I think...
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    Re: Small Reach Regatta 2018 need a boat?

    Gungkholing off Lunenburg versus dodging powerboats in Portland Harbor? -- salubrious indeed, Ben.

    KDI it is then, Clint.

    Thanks, both.
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    Re: Small Reach Regatta 2018 need a boat?

    I'd LOVE to sail one of the DIKs, Clint. Sadly, I'll be in Lunenburg then.

    It was wonderful seeing you at MEBBrs last week. I hope it was a good show for you?

    Carl
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    Re: Nov//Dec issue

    Hi, John -- I'm happy to say she's been sold. Deva: Just a great boat. I just have the Araminta now. Just a lovely, lovely LFH design.
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    Re: How many of your heroes have left?

    John, you're such a troublemaker. I'm leaving tomorrow for Meade's service in Bay City. The only remarks I've prepared so far:

    "As a rule, I don't have heroes.

    Meade is my hero."
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    Re: A Boat CAD Program Useful for Making Plans?

    As Clint says, it should be Rhino. But I'm a raw beginner with it.
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    Re: Australian Pirates In Japan: No Myth

    Fascinating story. Thank you, sharpie.
  14. Check This Out: Dave Clark's UFO (not Wooden)

    a foiling affordable multihull.

    At our sister publication's website: www.proboat.com. Free access.

    What do you think? It looks like tons of fun to me.

    Thanks, Carl
  15. Re: The "Get Carl, Matt, Scot, Tom, Maynard, McMullen, et al to the 2017 Hobart WB Fe

    Ah, we'll do it in two years, in Hobart.
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    Michael Storer's Oz Goose

    I apologize if this has already been posted and I missed it.

    Looks like a perfect boat for Family BoatBuilding events, smaller sailing clubs, or just as a DIY project:
    ...
  17. Re: The "Get Carl, Matt, Scot, Tom, Maynard, McMullen, et al to the 2017 Hobart WB Fe

    Aw, you guys... I'd love, just love, to be there next month. Too late, I've been trying to organize a Pecha Kucha event with the topic of wooden boat design, after hours. Seating for maybe...
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    Re: The World Schooner Cup

    You've got Mayan, Gareth? Lucky you! Just a great great boat -- congratulations.

    We'll make the event so great that you'll bring her to Nova Scotia in future years. This is NOT a one-time event.
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    Re: The World Schooner Cup

    Thanks, Gareth. My first order of business today was to * get the website up; * notify the Forumites; *post on LinkedIn. ASA is for tomorrow, among other groups. And then <groan> going social. ...
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    Re: The World Schooner Cup

    Thanks, Jim. We're trying our best. Yes, that was Bluenose Pride. Alas.....
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    Re: The World Schooner Cup

    Thanks so much, Thad. The Canadians have all been celebrating Boxing Day -- they're just re-emerging.
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    The World Schooner Cup

    So, I'm just starting with this project, and I am the world's worst web designer.

    But I thought a series of schooner races, open to schooners of all sizes, hull materials, etc. might be of...
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    That's a compelling enough reason to visit you, John.
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    Great stuff, John. Thank you so much. As it happens, a friend of mine has offered to give me his.. if he can find them.

    Carl
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    Thanks so much, John.
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    Hi, Clint. I pm'ed you. Actually, it was more of a pq.
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    I'd love to know the specs if you don't mind, John. How's all with you? I never did get to NZ.
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    I like pencils too, Thad.
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    Clint, you're SO good -- thanks. Sorry, I misquoted Rhinos price above -- It's actually $995 ($495 for the Mac version.) When will Rhino 6 be out?
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    OK, Tad -- I'll try......
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    For what it's worth --

    TouchCAD: 2,000 Euros
    Rhino: $995 + Orca @ $1,390. Prices not stated for Maxsurf. $495 for the Mac version of Rhino.
    Cobalt: $1,495.

    Because I don't intend to...
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    Thanks, goodbasil. Not quite what I'm looking for, but worth a shot.
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    Oh and canoez -- Yes. I should have taken Clint's one-week class in Rhino at the WB School this summer.

    I should point out that I'm not a "young blood."
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    Re: So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    Thanks, all. I've tried SO many of them, but only in demo versions. John Letcher's, Steve Hollister's, Dave Vacanti's. Ray Clarke's PlyBoat was an easy early one, but never progressed past DOS. I...
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    So.... Rhino, TouchCAD, Cobalt

    Since I can't find any of my old (hand-) drawing equipment, I thought I'd try to learn some design software. About time, too. I've barely done any designing in the past 35 or so years. I've a Mac...
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    Thanks, Gareth. I asked Rich at the WB School -- He's been looking for years, without success.
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    Re: Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    Staples? Cool, MMD -- thanks! I've used the Acu-Arc before and didn't really like them. But I may be forced to reconsider.

    Splines/battens; weights/ducks/whales. I like the groove in the top....
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    Old Question, But: Looking For Splines

    of the acrylic variety. Yes, I know I can make my own. It seems as though all the good drafting supply stores have shut down.

    Thanks in advance for your help. Carl
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    Re: LF Herreshoff's Design #74

    Thanks, gilberj and Thad. Thad's correct about the original owner starting Deva off as a cutter (or sloop). As a ketch (as LFH designed her), her sailing characteristics are just fine. A bunch of...
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    Re: LF Herreshoff's Design #74

    I have Deva, LFH Design No. 65 -- the only one built to that design. She's very similar to Diddikai. She's just a wonderful sailor in all breezes and seas.
  41. You Might Enjoy This: Vripack's PechaKucha On Boat Design In Amsterdam

    I try to post this for you every year. We just got the video links.

    This past year was a bit different, as they invited some presenters outside the marine industry.

    Fourteen speakers; 20...
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    Re: Well, Goodbye Then -- to MWBotW

    Thanks again, all. I'll still post some random ones here. "Back by popular demand..."

    Daniel Noyes: I think Wind Vinder was my first post. What a memory you have! I hope to see Wipke (its...
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    Re: Well, Goodbye Then -- to MWBotW

    Thanks all. Jack -- Of course the hating wouldn't be of wooden boats. First up would likely be the Buccaneer, or take your pick of any modern superyachts.
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    Re: Woodenboat magazine

    FWIW, and my knowledge may not be current, but WB pays a PREMIUM for the paper that the magazine is printed on. 45#, #2 grade. Very top-notch.

    And everything Tom Jackson says is true.

    My two...
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    Re: Well, Goodbye Then -- to MWBotW

    Thanks, all -- you're too good. JohnW -- I may be coming to NZ soon. Will email you when/if I know. I haven't seen you in too long!

    "I hate..." Fabulous idea.
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    Well, Goodbye Then -- to MWBotW

    After 6-1/2 years of almost-every-week posting, My Wooden Boat of the Week is retiring.

    But I will still be here and will keep posting anything I think may be of interest.

    Thanks for your loyal...
  47. Re: Ross Lillistone's 15' Low Horsepower Planing Boat FLEET

    Thanks, Martin B. at Post #62. Scot has been kind enough to change the title.

    Best, Carl
  48. A Very, Very Bad Week: RIP, Ted Pike and Jim Cassidy

    Our great friends Ted and Jim passed away within days of each other. True losses to the wooden boat community, both of them, and to the world at large.

    Ted worked for Edensaw for twenty years, as...
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    Re: Eggemoggan Reach Regatta 2015

    Here are some photos of ERR from Alison Langley:

    http://estore.langleyphoto.com/err2015/err
  50. Re: Battle of the Siblings: Deva vs. Ticonderoga at ERR 2015

    I think what makes ERR so different from other "classic" wooden boat races is that it's pretty informal. Yes, there are some gold-platers, but also a good smattering of small and lunchpail boats as...
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