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Happy Monday! Today's What is it contest brought to you by West Marine. And rather unironically, title inspiration is from the

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Yep, owen Clarke as Sailsd said. This model called the (Expedition) Has centerboard,2,.6/ 1.05 m draft, strengthened twin rudders, can careen with board up. designded for high lattitudes with a smaller non square top main. This will be a bit heavier but have cruising comforts. Still under 6ton.

I just friggin love it.

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For some reason I really love Owen-Clarke's designs- they just look right, especially Ecover 3/Gamesa- I just think they look like the kind of boat I'd want for the racing they do,

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One of three VO65s which will go unused for the next edition of the VOR. Just kidding. But not really.

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I have not figured out what it is they are trying to accomplish, and, whatever it is, it does not appear to be enjoyable.

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Laminating: Applying, wetting out, rolling, squeegeeing; maybe even getting ready to vacume bag by the looks of it.

Never Enjoyable!!

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Death by epoxy + carbon in close proximity. Do fumes rise?

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Another boring "what is it" ? Move on and find something new to say.

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The are rolling the vacuum bag over the laminate.

Smoothing out wrinkles etc.

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