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    Unbalanced lug? Proa style?
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    Luggaff.

    Though Gafflug has a certain ring to it...
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    That's the classic "Chicken Foot" rig

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    One of those bass boats.

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    I wonder why no one has ever done that before?
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    A Phil Bolger boat named Mocassin that a topsail that looked like that.
    Can anyone find a photo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimConlin View Post
    A Phil Bolger boat named Mocassin that a topsail that looked like that.
    Can anyone find a photo?
    Nearly, but not quite.


    Moccasin's topsail is reminiscent of some kites flown by racing sharpies or log canoes.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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