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    Hey Bruce!
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    Nice to see Bruce! Thanks Gary!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Nice to see Bruce! Thanks Gary!
    Found it while looking at TS16 videos. Looks like I have found the boat I'm looking for.
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    Could be a new build thread!!!!!

    Where do the sail?

    I've never sailed in water like that in Oz unless it was in a bay.
    Mind you my sailing in Oz has been restricted to South Coast NSW, Victoria, bit of SA briefly, and the mix requiring a soujourn in a rough but manageable Bass Strait.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    Hey Bruce!

    Heyaz

    It sailed quite well. Blue tarp sail assembled to a very nice sail layout. We trialed it in 28 knots out of North Haven marina. On the strength of nobody died that day we sailed down to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. I can't say we did anything wise, but we did heaps of things that were fun. I'll go fun over wise any day and I'm still not dead yet at 68.


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    Quote Originally Posted by brucemoffatt View Post
    Heyaz

    It sailed quite well. Blue tarp sail assembled to a very nice sail layout. We trialed it in 28 knots out of North Haven marina. On the strength of nobody died that day we sailed down to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. I can't say we did anything wise, but we did heaps of things that were fun. I'll go fun over wise any day and I'm still not dead yet at 68.


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    For a 16ft boat 28kts is impressive, at least to me it is. I'm going to copy his mast idea for simplicity....unless I get carried away and do another birdsmouth.
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    Way to go Bruce.

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    Quote Originally Posted by auscruisertom View Post
    Way to go Bruce.
    There was a query about Wee Barkie on Facebook yesterday about the design. Someone answered it and I put up some photos of her under sail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    There was a query about Wee Barkie on Facebook yesterday about the design. Someone answered it and I put up some photos of her under sail.
    Thanks

    Speaking of Facebook Marketplace WB was fraudulently advertised for 3.500 last week.
    Nellie made an Enquiry only to be told the boat was a substitution for the Tophat 25 he is selling which according to him is much prettier then the one pictured.

    Anyhow I got a buddy to message him indicating he was selling a recently stolen boat and his details had been passed on to the police. Not only did the add disappear immediately he also unsubscribed from marketplace.

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    Good grief!
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    What Rick said.
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    Well it looks like Redwings demise and the acquisition of the TS16 is to be fast tracked to March/April.
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    Go for it Gary, going to transfer the name? You should.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    Go for it Gary, going to transfer the name? You should.
    I would like to, I really like the name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    I would like to, I really like the name.
    However i am also thinking, a new boat deserves a new name.
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    Just found out that Popes Eye, 3 NM inside Port Phillip from the heads has a reef camera. Not a bad screen saver if you have plenty of data!

    Reef Cam underwater live feed
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    Doesn't seem to work ... All I'm getting are old wives' tails.
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    Not one mast but two!
    junk rig Hartley 16 2 masts.jpg
    Relax guys, I'm not doing that.
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    A little non boat project finished today.
    nestingbox closeup.jpg

    nesting box distance.jpg
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    Nice. Very Australian bush building; hardwood, tin, gumtree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gypsie View Post
    Nice. Very Australian bush building; hardwood, tin, gumtree.

    Did you whistle waltzing matilda while you were hanging it
    No, I think the song was don't fall offa the ladder.
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    Starting on todo lists. Sending emails to scrap dealers to get a valuation on 800kgs of lead. I'm also going to have to downsize my outboard and I'd really like to get a 4 stroke 4-5hp this time...just looked at new prices...Jesus H!
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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    Not one mast but two!
    junk rig Hartley 16 2 masts.jpg
    Relax guys, I'm not doing that.
    Thank Christ!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rfnk View Post
    thank christ!!
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    Sometime back I picked up a 3.6m x 200mm x 100mm length of timber...roadside throwout. Had it sitting on a couple of drums for just as long. Never quite knew what I could use it for. So I need to build a cradle for my boat so I figured I'd rip it down the middle for the rails. Turns out it's solid Australian Teak or possibly Yellowwood. There's no way I can cut it up for a boat cradle now...still don't know what to use it for.
    Teak1.jpg
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    That's a score!
    Ive kept a few lengths of Iron bark bridge timbers from my mud brick house build for 27 years and a 6x6 4 metre post of jarrah!! Just about ready to use them in the next build.

    Might be building down passed your way skuthorp in Foster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    Well it looks like Redwings demise and the acquisition of the TS16 is to be fast tracked to March/April.
    If you move enough equipment and fittings from Redwing into the new boat then she will merely undergo a transition into a new form, not a "demise".

    It's like the bicycle I've had such fun riding around Europe on; it's had six new wheels, two handlebars, three seats, two seatposts, two sets of gears, and three frames - but it's still good ole faithful and still the same old bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris249 View Post
    If you move enough equipment and fittings from Redwing into the new boat then she will merely undergo a transition into a new form, not a "demise".

    It's like the bicycle I've had such fun riding around Europe on; it's had six new wheels, two handlebars, three seats, two seatposts, two sets of gears, and three frames - but it's still good ole faithful and still the same old bike.
    There will be a certain amount of gear that will transfer. Redwings rig will be going on a tophat in Victoria as it's way too big for a 16. The outboard will be sold or traded for a 4-5 hp long leg. My 9.9hp is too big and way too heavy. I would really like to get a 4 stroke 4 or 5hp long leg. There are some 2nd hand ones in my price range. New are waaaay to expensive for me.
    When I did the big rebuild on Redwing at Boatworks Peter Sibley wanted me to rename her Washington's Axe. I didn't but I did name the article I wrote after his suggestion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris249 View Post
    If you move enough equipment and fittings from Redwing into the new boat then she will merely undergo a transition into a new form, not a "demise".

    It's like the bicycle I've had such fun riding around Europe on; it's had six new wheels, two handlebars, three seats, two seatposts, two sets of gears, and three frames - but it's still good ole faithful and still the same old bike.
    If Gary moves the plywood from Redwing I into Redwing II we'll have to kill him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    If Gary moves the plywood from Redwing I into Redwing II we'll have to kill him.
    I think I would kill myself.
    Another item that I won't be able to use is my 10kg Lewmar anchor. I like that anchor.
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    I thought most of Redwing 1's gear would be unsuitable, but I was just being a sentimental fool! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris249 View Post
    I thought most of Redwing 1's gear would be unsuitable, but I was just being a sentimental fool! :-)
    Now if I had gone with the original plan of getting a Tophat 25 it would have worked...but then I would have had to find the dollars. This way Redwing provides the dollars for the new boat...with some spare, well Kez has her fingers crossed on that bit.
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    Amongst many things I am presently thinking about is maximizing cabin space in a TS16. I am wondering, if the cockpit seats were closed in and open at the fo'ard end to the cabin, would there be enough room to slide a portapotty back under the seat?
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    No sailing Sunday, the state has been closed down for 5 days as a result of an escape of the Brit, extra-infectious strain. Some returning family using a nebuliser illegally has resulted of a complete close down of one of the quarantine hotels.

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    Hopefully it's contained Jeff.
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