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    Default 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    Interesting scow hull , not sure about the internal rust issue .

    https://nanaimo.craigslist.ca/boa/d/...700664848.html
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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    I've always loved scows and pored over those Chapelle drawings many times. Probably a killer deal for exactly the right person, if such a person exists--welder/sailor/traditionalist

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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    Sorely sorely tempted. I want a float house to use as a base camp for a year or two out on the west side of the island, and the price is criminally low, but I just cannot see myself living in a steel hull for that long. Then again, it would be a boat and not a float house, which has many advantages. Still.....



    Perhaps someone here will buy it and end my indecisiveness.

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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    Quote Originally Posted by Three Cedars View Post
    Interesting scow hull , not sure about the internal rust issue .

    https://nanaimo.craigslist.ca/boa/d/...700664848.html
    Shot blast the rust away and give it another coat of flame sprayed zinc.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    How well would this sail ? Is it pretty much a downwind only sailor , in what ... 3 to 4 ft seas at most ?
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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    Gee.. somebody who lives up a slough with a history of hay scows trading in and out of San Francisco might not be crazy to own this....

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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    Quote Originally Posted by Three Cedars View Post
    How well would this sail ? Is it pretty much a downwind only sailor , in what ... 3 to 4 ft seas at most ?
    This one does OK


    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    Yes I am sure it can handle some fresh seas , it has the one mast only , what kind of sail rig is that called , gaff-rig cutter maybe ?

    It appears to be over 60 ft long so quite a bit larger than the 40 ft scow for sale .
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    Default Re: 40ft Scow steel hull on Lasqueti Isle

    I see it's back up for sale after some work done https://comoxvalley.craigslist.org/b...313173444.html
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