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  1. Fwd/Aft Moving Pedestal

    A good argument for a tiller extension.. OTOH it’s probably a good sales gimmick for people who don’t have a clue, which is the boats target market..
  2. Skerry Cruisers

    Love the “Specifications” Keel : Full
  3. HOLLYWOOD ON THE ROCKS?

    Like thenMelbourne taxi driver of Greek extraction who told me “ my brother is so stupid he burnt down his fruit shop and they caught him”
  4. HOLLYWOOD ON THE ROCKS?

    Another boat on the rocks in Southern Tas, Clair de Lune, from New Caledonia, on the bricks at Cape Raoul. Two onboard evacuated by helicopter.
  5. Girl with patreon account goes sailing in hot place

    https://www.apolloduck.com/boat.phtml?id=405712
  6. Newport Bermuda Race 2018

    You could probably make a good business case if you just ask your fathers to give you some money to go away and never return....
  7. Tether clips

    Agree
  8. HOLLYWOOD ON THE ROCKS?

    http://www.rolexsydneyhobart.com/the-yachts/2015/hollywood-boulevard/ http://www.rolexsydneyhobart.com/the-yachts/2017/hollywood-boulevard/
  9. Tether clips

    I set up the cockpit U bolts and jack lines so I can reach every part of the deck with a short tether, less than 3’. just go overboard once on a 6’ tether, it will change your world view. i also set up the jack lines for a continuous run, forward half of cockpit to the inner forestay deck fitting. fortunately there are no cleats along the jack line path, my bow cleats are near the gunwhales and that is it.
  10. Storms and boat improvements

    I thought German sheeting was when you led the sheet forward along the boom, then back on the deck to a cabin top winch. The Sayer looks like it just uses a block and tackle. my bet is the traveller will come back at some time, it’s hard to control masthead twist without one, and that boat would really respond to decent sail trim. we have one on our Adams, pretty much the same setup, the closed cell cockpit cushions make up the height difference, so lying down is quite comfortable. as long as the traveller car is locked in position ....
  11. Storms and boat improvements

    That’s a Sayer, right? sweet boat.
  12. Coolboats to admire

    Love the nail marks along the laps ...
  13. bromingo

    Brodaceous, bring your Silliscopes....
  14. Years ago I had a boat with a Hoyt “gun mount”, it made single handing a sym spinnaker child’s play. So simple my wife would use the downwind leg to breast feed the baby. I sometimes wonder what we could do now with carbon tubes and non stretch lines, turn a sym spinnaker into a sort of square sail. pivot the yard on the existing up haul and down haul, use sheets and foreguys to control the kite....
  15. My newest project

    Thank you god for early adopters ....