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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Like !
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    Very nice,looks like a very easily driven hull.Very clear working deck space too.I don't know whether the deckhouse is quite as good as it might be though.Maybe when rigged and afloat it will blend in a bit better.

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    Mixed feelings - front half looks sporty - rear half looks like it would never plane.

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    *sigh* Another rich man's toy that I can't afford, anyhow.
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    Like!

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    *sigh* Another rich man's toy that I can't afford, anyhow.
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    Like. Almost square bilges and a flat bottom. Water ballast?

    Very modern in it's look, the build resembles the CAD representation well. I wonder what and where it is designed for, it may be a quite wet boat up forward in any sea.

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    Like. Be nice to see some pics of her finished...
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    I'm going with fugley.

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    Afloat, gaff rigged, she'd look a lot like a pilot cutter. Underbody, or lack thereof, is of course faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Scheuer View Post
    Afloat, gaff rigged, she'd look a lot like a pilot cutter. Underbody, or lack thereof, is of course faster.
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    Dix? Guess not...

    I have wanted study plans for Quick DIX for a while. She would be so fun to do some competitive sailing too.

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    It's beautiful, but I could never afford it it. How about this from the late George Behuler??

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    The area where the sheer strake meets the transom is the weak point visually and functionally. I get the idea of draining the deck, but I can't help but seeing the peeling of the hull off of the transom in a collison or against a dock in rough weather. Plus the transition of form there is visually awkward and a attempt to be modern. I prefer the transom meet the top of shear strake with large but shapely weep holes at deck level. The trunk house could use some finesse too! A little more work and it could be stunning!

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    The ACTUAL boat looks like a CGI .

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    I have known Joop via the Dragon class for a long time. He is truly a master craftsman. I assume that is one of the 'Wallys' he builds? Pretty sporty. Unfortunately I have kind of removed myself from the sailing world for the time being, and don't really have an opinion. Just looks like a lot of money to me.

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    Tiller post looks a long way from the rudder post. Something cunning be going on.

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    Don't like. Post #14 = like.
    (keeping in mind I sail a Catalina 27 plastic boat, but would love to have another tradition wooden sailboat)
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    Nice... except for 1957-style tail fins. Makes it look a bit like one of these.





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    Well, FWIW I like it. Wee slikkit beastie.
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    Transom is unfinished in that photo. I believe it is intended to be completed like the one shown under sail.
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    Not particular suitable for those who live in shallow harbours, but lovely nonetheless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve McMahon View Post
    Don't like. Post #14 = like.
    (keeping in mind I sail a Catalina 27 plastic boat, but would love to have another tradition wooden sailboat)
    Not a thing wrong with a Catalina... I've owned three of them, all bought brand new (a 30, a 34, and a C400), and they're good, competently built boats, perhaps not with the finest fit and finish one might prefer, but reliable and durable.

    Boats like Catalinas are for people who spend vastly more time actually sailing... and less time fantasizing about boats they'll never sail and couldn't afford, anyhow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Norman Bernstein View Post
    Not a thing wrong with a Catalina... I've owned three of them, all bought brand new (a 30, a 34, and a C400), and they're good, competently built boats, perhaps not with the finest fit and finish one might prefer, but reliable and durable.

    Boats like Catalinas are for people who spend vastly more time actually sailing... and less time fantasizing about boats they'll never sail and couldn't afford, anyhow.

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