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    Back to the Willem Barentsz boat. The little shipboat has the same colours as the big one. Here she is just launched and baptized by a royal princess. Gerald de Weert claims her name( of the ship) was 'De witte Swaan', or White Swan. It is a happy coincidence he discovered this fact just before she was launched.
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    The little shipboat is painted in the big ship colours.
    When the ship was launched Gerald de Weert disclosed that in old files the original name of the expedition ship was dicovered. It is a happy coincidence that he found this fact just before she was launched
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    Do. Not. Stop.

    Best. Thread. Ever.

    Peace,
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    Ok Robert, I'll have some more bluffbowed boats.

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    But I cannot post them now, new pics around 14 december. Frank
    Www.oarandsail.nl

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    Greetings from North Friesland. Boat is a Norwalk Islands Sharpie 18.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FF View Post
    Ok Robert, I'll have some more bluffbowed boats.
    Bluff bowed, sharp bowed, single hulled, multi hulled... whatever.

    I don’t live near enough water to enjoy these type sights regularly. It’s all a treat, to me.

    Peace,
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    Henning, great to see a sharpie on the Waddenzee. I often thought they could be very good boats there and I think some of our local craft could be very well built in plywood instead of steel.

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    Indeed it's a very good boat for the wadden sea. If it's ok for you I'll post some more pictures.

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    Bordelumsiel. My homeport is located between Nordstrandischmoor and Hamburgerhallig. The Seglerverein Bordelumsiel is a very smal sailingclub. There a 10 boats in the club.
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    Henning, please continue. Cant post pics here.

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    Thank you! I will continue tomorrow evening.

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    When I leave Bordelumsiel and sail about 2 or 3 miles to southwest, I reach the small harbour of the "Hallig Nordstrandischmoor", a lovely place to be.
    Just right to follow the final of the Soccer Championship 2014 at the radio. Our goal was to sail to the island "Pellworm" to watch the match in TV, but the wind dies. The next day there was so much wind that we decided to stay one more night at Nordstrandischmoor.
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    Here is a map of the North Frisian Waddensea
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    It looks that your cruising grounds are more exposed to the North Sea then where I usually sail. I think crossing the Elbe entrance is a bit intimidating for instance. Btw I like your pictures.

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