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  1. Coolboats to admire

    BTW Bob, once again, I open a thread and find myself on the edge of my seat, learning from you. If I haven't thanked you for that generosity lately, kick me.
  2. Coolboats to admire

    I'm surprised no one else picked up on this nomination. Agreed! The Shields (like the IOD) is a great boat. I owned hull #54 which. like the #53 pictured, was built by Chris Craft and had a reputation for being 'light'. I loved the boat and wish I hadn't sold it. Another boat I saw but was too late to return to the States to buy fast enough was called BIJOU, I believe, A modern 40' meter boat built in Scandina (might have been Germany, come to think of it) of fiberglass and mahagony that was listed in Annapolis in 1999. Ahhh, the ones tat get away!
  3. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    Congrat's on reaching this milestone, Kim. Having a sailboat and not a canoe means the end is in sight! She's looking fine.
  4. Coolboats to admire

    A red neck's 'rari
  5. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    KDH - forget the 'Class A' uniform. Go straight to formal mess dress at the helm.
  6. Hi Mike, I spent the evening reading your blog about yr beautiful COUP D'ETAT, I wish I was in your "boat" shoes now and be out sailing...

  7. Can One Evening Race Association

    Thanks, guys. She's still a terrific ocean boat. Not exactly in the light air league of BG's Farr 400, etc. so on behalf of Doc, grant us heavy weather! We'll likely race double-handed and non-spin but If the forecast is favorable, go the full course. After all, displacement has its virtues.... I didn't know Doc. However, friends did and I can honestly say that during her refit, he was omnipresent. Returning her to NYAC on his behalf is something I've looked forward to. Ironically, as a 'non-NYAC' boat, she can't win the Sitzmark perpetual trophy. But that's probably moot given how rusty we are.... We'll toast Doc with rum and Entenmann's regardless!
  8. Can One Evening Race Association

    Does anyone remember 'Sitzmark'? Cheers, MikeR Oh, yes - see blog below ...and she's looking forward to her first NYAC Stratford Shoals race (as Coup D' Etat) in maybe 35 years as a tribute to Doc Nuemann.
  9. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    yup....why it IS the source and WHY it leaks.
  10. Restoration Ron Holland IOR racer Flirt of Paget (2)

    It's been a while since I checked in here. Great work, FOP! Having taken 2.5 years to get through my own full refit, I can appreciate the emotional milestones of completing this job. Completion of paint is a HUGE boost as she suddenly looks like she'll float again! Replacing hardware becomes a sprint forward in progress. Enjoy!
  11. A bad day of sailing beats just about any good day working from the 'virtual office'or sitting in an airine seat.

  12. boatbuilding

    I too am enjoying this thread! For what it's worth, I can imagine how hard it is to stay motivated when the work gets slow (and lonely). But she'll be the project of a lifetime and well worth it when she takes you safely on her second adventure! My present project is the refit of an aluminum boat so this is all quite special. Keep it up!