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Aug 10, 2020

C-boat rib separation.

I have a 1967 Melges c-scow. It measures 20 f. I have done quite a bit of work repairing cracks and gouges in the bottom as well as the now end where

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Aug 10, 2020

Help with Steering rigging installation for 1958 Penn Yan Runabout

I am looking for guidance or even a quick Zoom call regarding the installation of cable steering rigging into my recently restored 13’ 1958 Penn Yan Runabout.

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Aug 02, 2020


Sunfung is a 30 foot solid Burmese teak Chinese junk, with two red Junk sails. IShe was built in 1965 in Stanley Hong Kong, and has the original Yanmar


Jul 30, 2020

Elgin I board boat motor and controls

I inherited an Elgin inboard boat motor and looking to find a home for it. I believe it is rather rare as I have not found pictures of the inboard style

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Jul 29, 2020

painting a boat

Hi! I am trying to find out if I build a wooden boat, sealing all joints to keep it from leaking and then just painting the boat using exterior paint,

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Jul 27, 2020

Keel / Stem Restoration

My father and I are in the process of restoring an old '56 Penn Yan Swift. Boat looks to be in good condition and have gotten it out on the water a few

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Jul 25, 2020

Has anyone reviewed rustoleum marine paint?

I plan to paint the nutshell pram I’m building. Some sites advise against epoxy paints as being inflexible and prone to cracking. Marine rustoleum

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Jul 23, 2020

Comments for Sea Rover finishing

Comments for  Sea rover

Sea Rover 17Ft version from Steve Harris in NC
My father, Gus Harris, and my brother Vic and I built the Sea Rover in1965-66.

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Jul 20, 2020

Western Red Cedar Strip Kayak

This is a 17.5 foot wooden kayak,handmade using western cedar wood strips. It has a V hull which makes it fast and smooth. It is long and slender which

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Jul 16, 2020


I am going to build the 10' Junior All Purpose Dinghy Question #1 The plans call for 5 Gross of 1 #8 Flat Head screws. Looking online I found a Gross

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