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  1. Great adventure ! Congrats !
  2. Can't go wrong with this beauty... http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/56173
  3. Calculating sail area for balanced reefing

    Nice post. But probably overly complicated. Storm jib as per ORC regulations in = .05xheadstay^2.
  4. Dave's perfect sailboat

    Impressive boat !
  5. Brought On Some Tears

    Excellent !
  6. Is the Westsail 32 a "good" boat for this voyage? Could you get "more bang for the buck" with some other model?
  7. A big project!

    This is a massive - and in my opinion fascinating - project.
  8. Your thoughts/preferences are almost exactly like mine!
  9. 38 foot steel Cutter rebuild

    Why do you have to renew stays? I would first finish hull, then sail the boat with current rigging, then after a while if necessary renew. Tha boat has not been used!
  10. A big project!

    Was wood for the floors bent with steam?
  11. Show your boat sailing thread

    Wow! Nice boat!
  12. Cruising a two tonner

    A IOR boat rigged with a staysail seems a reasonable choice if the price is right. Draft though could be a problem.
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    Torroba wrote a book (see link below). He now lives as a recluse in the province of La Pampa (Argentina). A strange character -- crossed the Pacific in a dugout canoe, when leaving South America threw overboard (on purpose) all navigation instruments & charts. http://www.pulponegro.com.ar/product.php?id_product=1144