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Thread: Gartside nr 203

  1. #1
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    Default Gartside nr 203

    Last winter I had possibility to purchase the hull of the boat in the header. Original builder had started the boat in 2014 but regrettably died when the hull had been built.
    As I had discussed a boat project with boatbuilder Jari Vanhatalo he contacted me when he found the boat and we agreed that he would finish the boat in his company Miiluboats, placed in Kotka, Finland.
    There were some delays due to usual reasons but I got the boat in July and as some work was still needed (battery, wiring etc and so forth) and also other everyday matters intervened, I got to sailing her only in August. As it is, I am quite happy with the boat - some adjustments and minor repairs will be done during the winter.
    Some pictures attached, sailing pictures taken by Jari.







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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    Beautiful! Hopefully the guy who started the build was watching from above and saw how lovely she is on the water. Hull looks very similar to Kingston Lobster Boat. Sweet lines.

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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    Beautiful boat Ensio. I hope you have many enjoyable times in her.

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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    What a beauty!
    I really admire Gartsides designs.
    Have good fun with her.

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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    She's a beauty!!

  6. #6
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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    Beauty!
    Location?

    Matti

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    Default



    Got her launched last Thursday. Made some possible improvements in interior; they can be removed with minimal traces if they were something else…


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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    Wow that's a lovely boat, looks like a little almond in this last picture, so shapely. I love the fantail stern.

  9. #9
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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    I made a video about some work for storage under the side decks and then the launch… texts are in finnish but general idea is hopefully somewhat understandable…

    https://youtu.be/VANOmxob-4w

    Now trying to get some sailing video done - some challenges there as there are several possibilitioes to break camera or get it overboard with so many ropes…

  10. #10
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    Guerilla Bay, NSW, Australia
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    Default Re: Gartside nr 203

    Gorgeous boat - enjoy sailing her :-)

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