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Feb 22, 2017

Boatbuilding Tips

Boatbuilding Tips for amateur back yard builders of wooden boats, hints on making your boat construction a success.

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Feb 17, 2017

Anyone know anything about the origin of this boat I'm restoring?

Hi, I acquired this boat on Cape Cod. Her name is 'Kineo' and she's approximately 25', wood/epoxy, teak decks, BMW diesel. Rumor is she was built in

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Feb 16, 2017

Atkin 32’ Gaff Rig Cutter

SPECTACULAR VALUE FOR TRADITIONAL WOODEN BOAT LOVER Built by experienced builder/owner. 80% completed Survey Valued as is $35,000 Replacement

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Feb 14, 2017

Sail Balance

Notes on Sail Balance, designing a sailing rig, how set the relationship between the center of effort and the center of lateral resistance.

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Feb 12, 2017

Custom Cuddy Cabin Flat-bottom Skiff (Michalak AF4B Breve).

The Jim Michalak-designed AF4B “Breve” is a shorter version of the AF4, and a simple, low-powered cuddy cruiser intended for protected waters. It won't

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Feb 04, 2017

1955-1957 Restoration Boat Wanted

I am looking for a restoration boat from between 1955-1957. Let me know if you have something for sale!

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Feb 01, 2017

1947 6 metre Wood Sailboat

I am restoring a 6 meter wood sailboat and have removed the fiberglass skin. I have sanded down to the mahogany wood. After caulking I will be painting

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Jan 26, 2017

1959 16' Hunts Unique Clinker Custom Interior

A friend of mine is restoring a 1959 16' Hunts Unique Clinker custom of which there were only 6 made. He is struggling to find any reference online to

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Jan 26, 2017

Summer Breeze Sail/Dagger board placement

I am preparing to build a David Beede Summer Breeze, I intend to make two changes. First is to place a single sail, Sloop, perhaps using the originals

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Jan 26, 2017

MCKENZIE DRIFTER RESTORATION

SELLER TALKED ABOUT A PREVIOUS CRASH/REPAIR. JUST FOUND IT. STARBOARD INSIDE CHINE IS MISSING BETWEEN RIBS 1 AND 7. I USE THE BOAT ON FLAT, SLOW

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