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    Default cinderella

    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    I like that a lot. I'd want help to raise the main though....

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    Default Re: cinderella

    Does the keel have an iron shoe or a lead one? And does she have a sister ship somewhat less regarded?

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    The belle of the ball.
    If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
    -Henry David Thoreau-

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    How few of those lovely, lovely boats still exist and how many can carry their full sail? I doubt it's many because I have never seen one other than in photographs.
    "Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?" - Groucho Marx

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    A fine big boat. All American. There’s the ghost of a Friendship Sloop in there, somewhere.

    I have not seen two tenders carried in davits like that before.
    IMAGINES VEL NON FUERINT

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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    And does she have a sister ship somewhat less regarded?
    Nicely put!
    There is nothing quite as permanent as a good temporary repair.

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