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  1. gui

    Wabbit for gui?

    Sorry for the confusing link to no where. I posted the same meanigless topic in sportboat anarchy, thinking I was posting here. I'm willing to trade $ for your Wabbit.
  2. gui

    Wabbit for gui?

    Possibly posted in the wrong forum: Sorry, no clue what the definition of a sport boat is. If you ve got one you want to get rid of, pm me!
  3. gui

    Wabbit for gui?

    If you ve got one for sale (preferably on the right but wrong coast), pm me!
  4. gui

    Moths in Annapolis/DC

    Too bad, we crossed path in space, but not in time! Sold my boat last summer.
  5. The boat looks amazing! Congratz to Dave, Steve and team! Looks like some strong S wind Monday, will have to convince Dave to stick around for a few more hours
  6. Yes. The foils are collapseable which also means that horizontals are removable and swappable. However, what you'd want more than that is to set the ride height (easy) to foil-assist only mode. This limits programming of the foils to what I call hyperplaning mode, where they'll provide lift until the boat is barely making contact with the water but no further. That's a hell of a lot of fun. After getting used to that, you'd dial in another 3 or so inches of ride height and start to learn foiling while keeping the training wheels pretty close to the road. Crank ride height up to taste as you progress. DRC I had a ~200 pounder out on my boat the other day. Nice 10-12 kts, the dude was flying around happily, first time out on a moth. Got back to shore and started browsing mothmart Sam got a shit session, 0 to 8 kts ... maybe foilable in the puffs, but not as a moth noob. Anyways, A-cat seems like a good choice since at least there's a local fleet where we sail. Sorry for the slight thread high-jack!
  7. But Sam, it was your first time on a moth! Sad that you based your decision on that single day. A bit more practice and you would have been flying quite a bit more.
  8. gui

    Sailing dinghy required for powerboat

    Interesting boat! What is it? scroll down a few threads:
  9. gui

    DC Designs

    Looks nice Dave, can t wait to see that thing! But water is frozen here too ...
  10. gui

    DC Designs

    Ppffff, close enough Dave. I m a big fan of approximate spelling too Nice looking boat.
  11. gui

    DC Designs

    Aaaaa, pretty boats ...
  12. gui

    DC Designs

    It's pretty amazing the variance that you get when you look at wood spec's (~+/-100kg/m3): Obeche: 380kg/m3 WRC: 356kg/m3 Kiri/Paulownia: 280kg/m3 Balsa: 160kg/m3
  13. gui

    DC Designs

    Sorry for the slight thread high jack. It's around 6-7$/BF in "large" enough quantities, so similar to cedar. I forgot what was the minimum order, but more than the 30BF or so I needed. Is this where you've been looking at Paulonia? Nope, there's a lumber yard in MD that sales various kind of paulownia. If you're interested I could pm you the phone#/email of the contact person. It's known as kiri down under, maybe somebody from down S will tell us all about it?
  14. gui

    DC Designs

    Better be good stuff! Northern white has similar properties and is a lot cheaper, at least here in MD.