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#2501 WmHill

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:00 PM

54 tons and a blade for a forefoot - she never pounds, she slices.

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:03 PM

A reaching machine, we called her the Smile Maker; put 20 kts. on the beam, watch the grins appear...

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:07 PM

Even with the offset companionway, she's a peach.

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:28 PM

Victoria, Herreshoff design #66 - Ticonderoga sistership - built at P. Vos in New Zealand in '74, cold-molded kauri.

A thing of beauty...

 

Here is another off Rhode Island last summer. It was spectating some racing and despite my having a mind like a steel trap, I've forgotten her name. Maybe somebody here knows her. Photos courtesy of $20 Nokia phone.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 01:18 AM

Arguably, the most beautiful boat ever built.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 01:55 AM

Victoria, Herreshoff design #66 - Ticonderoga sistership - built at P. Vos in New Zealand in '74, cold-molded kauri.

A thing of beauty...

 

Here is another off Rhode Island last summer. It was spectating some racing and despite my having a mind like a steel trap, I've forgotten her name. Maybe somebody here knows her. Photos courtesy of $20 Nokia phone.

 

That's either "Big Ti" herself or "Radiant" a Ti copy.

 

I am pretty sure that is "Radiant" the multiple dodgers don't look like "Ti".



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:07 AM

This Boat may be too expensive to be cool but man is it awesome.

 

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:13 AM

 

Victoria, Herreshoff design #66 - Ticonderoga sistership - built at P. Vos in New Zealand in '74, cold-molded kauri.

A thing of beauty...

 

Here is another off Rhode Island last summer. It was spectating some racing and despite my having a mind like a steel trap, I've forgotten her name. Maybe somebody here knows her. Photos courtesy of $20 Nokia phone.

 

That's either "Big Ti" herself or "Radiant" a Ti copy.

 

I am pretty sure that is "Radiant" the multiple dodgers don't look like "Ti".

 

Could it be Whitehawk? 



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:39 AM

 

 

Victoria, Herreshoff design #66 - Ticonderoga sistership - built at P. Vos in New Zealand in '74, cold-molded kauri.

A thing of beauty...

 

Here is another off Rhode Island last summer. It was spectating some racing and despite my having a mind like a steel trap, I've forgotten her name. Maybe somebody here knows her. Photos courtesy of $20 Nokia phone.

 

That's either "Big Ti" herself or "Radiant" a Ti copy.

 

I am pretty sure that is "Radiant" the multiple dodgers don't look like "Ti".

 

Could it be Whitehawk? 

I think she is too small for Whitehawk, but I could be wrong.....



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:58 AM

I was reading the original Sea Spray article on Victoria last year, I wondered what condition she was in now. She looks great.

 P Vos built her IIRC.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:26 AM

Last I heard, maybe 4 years ago, Vic was in the Caribbean somewhere. The five years I spent being her skipper were thoroughly dreamy, although she was an impossible act to follow. I have spent time on a few terrific boats, and none come close to having Victoria's combination of stunning beauty, raw strength, and smooth relentless speed. L. Francis was a magician, and the boys at P. Vos produced a gem. Five 5/16" laminations of kauri, epoxy bonded, yeah buddy. Here are a couple of interior shots: 

 

http://www.artesedes...g/victoria.html

 

I do not think that the mystery boat is Whitehawk, and she also looks a bit larger than design #66's 72 feet on deck. It is a concept that has been stretched and tweaked more than a few times.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:38 AM

 

 

Victoria, Herreshoff design #66 - Ticonderoga sistership - built at P. Vos in New Zealand in '74, cold-molded kauri.

A thing of beauty...

 

Here is another off Rhode Island last summer. It was spectating some racing and despite my having a mind like a steel trap, I've forgotten her name. Maybe somebody here knows her. Photos courtesy of $20 Nokia phone.

 

That's either "Big Ti" herself or "Radiant" a Ti copy.

 

I am pretty sure that is "Radiant" the multiple dodgers don't look like "Ti".

 

Could it be Whitehawk? 

Bingo …that's it, I remember the name now.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:38 AM

Arguably, the most beautiful boat ever built.

Who's argueing?



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:42 AM

 

 

 

Victoria, Herreshoff design #66 - Ticonderoga sistership - built at P. Vos in New Zealand in '74, cold-molded kauri.

A thing of beauty...

 

Here is another off Rhode Island last summer. It was spectating some racing and despite my having a mind like a steel trap, I've forgotten her name. Maybe somebody here knows her. Photos courtesy of $20 Nokia phone.

 

That's either "Big Ti" herself or "Radiant" a Ti copy.

 

I am pretty sure that is "Radiant" the multiple dodgers don't look like "Ti".

 

Could it be Whitehawk? 

Bingo …that's it, I remember the name now.

I've just changed the shadows and exposure for this photo and lo and behold: a hawk on the transom..

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:47 AM

Here's a photo of her at Antigua race week

 

A meat tray for Elegua...

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:03 AM

A while back, Gerald Robillard offered up a nice rendering of Whitehawk at work:

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:16 AM

Sweet.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:20 AM

A while back, Gerald Robillard offered up a nice rendering of Whitehawk at work:

A long time ago I had the pleasure of sailing on Victoria with WmHill. Never forget her or him.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:28 AM

A while back, Gerald Robillard offered up a nice rendering of Whitehawk at work:

A long time ago I had the pleasure of sailing on Victoria with WmHill. Never forget her or him.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:30 AM

Here's a photo of her at Antigua race week

 

A meat tray for Elegua...

Ohh....noice!  

 

I saw her when she was getting her decks replaced. It was a marvel to see. Just the value in lumber alone....not to think of the labor hours. 



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:36 AM

Well I'll be darned; White Hawk is for sale and interestingly Bruce King drew her lines (in homage to Ticonderoga)

 

It says built '78 and when I saw her last summer you would have thought she was just launched!

 

105' O. Lie-Neilsen Custom Ketch White Hawk
BEAM 20' 6"
DRAFT 7' 6"
GUESTS 6
CABINS 3
Year Build: 1978 
Asking: US$ 4,850,000 
Hull: Wood 
Engine/Fuel Type: Single Diesel
 

Inspired by L. Francis Herreshoff's famed TICONDEROGA, WHITEHAWK is truly one of Bruce King's finest designs. She has had many items recently repaired, replaced, or improved upon by her present owner. WHITEHAWK is presently fully commissioned and sailing in the New England area. Recently stored inside, rig out, during the winter season at Hinckley Yacht Services, Little Harbor, in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Prior to that, WHITEHAWK was a successful private and charter yacht in the Caribbean during the winter, fetching $35,000 per week. 

A crew of four and a proud, generous owner have maintained and improved this timeless clipper-bowed classic. WHITEHAWK provides an unparalleled sailing experience in a yacht destined to capture the attention and admiration of all who see her.

Contact us.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 05:55 AM

Lie-Nielsen. Father of the toolmaker.

"One thing my father did – certainly when he was building boats – was making something he loved’

 

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:52 PM

The whole story of building Whitehawk in Maine is a treat with plenty of drama. She was one of the first super boats of the modern era, meaning bigger than the CCA 73' limit, as well as one of the first big cold molded boats.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 07:30 PM

for the straight bow lovers

Yep, the Bestevear,  owned by Dijkstra, the (for some) famous designer of Maltese falcon, a lot of J's and many more..

Sailed on Flyer (whitbread) and in the Ostar on the original Bestevaer.

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http://www.boatinter...gerard-dijkstra

 

better pic:
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Posted 06 March 2014 - 08:38 PM

dijkstra did the dynarigs. the hull is a perini navi. but i do love his boats! I am a big fan of the lowprofile deckhouses he designs.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 09:09 PM

The whole story of building Whitehawk in Maine is a treat with plenty of drama. She was one of the first super boats of the modern era, meaning bigger than the CCA 73' limit, as well as one of the first big cold molded boats.

 

I've just enjoyed half an hour reading about that and her refit not long ago when they did some extensive work on the hull.

 

dijkstra did the dynarigs. the hull is a perini navi. but i do love his boats! I am a big fan of the lowprofile deckhouses he designs.

 

I'm not a great fan of aluminium as a boatbuilding material in boats up to 60 feet until you see an aluminium boat in high latitudes with ice around… then it looks at home.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 02:31 PM

Talking about  L. Francis.

It is to bad that his "Epilogue" has not been build.

I took the time to draw her a la Herreshoff, with later modifications to her bottom.

 

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 03:17 PM

Here is my idea of a beautiful and cool boat to dmire, the Essence 33

 

 


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Posted 07 March 2014 - 03:30 PM

Last I heard, maybe 4 years ago, Vic was in the Caribbean somewhere. The five years I spent being her skipper were thoroughly dreamy, although she was an impossible act to follow. I have spent time on a few terrific boats, and none come close to having Victoria's combination of stunning beauty, raw strength, and smooth relentless speed. L. Francis was a magician, and the boys at P. Vos produced a gem. Five 5/16" laminations of kauri, epoxy bonded, yeah buddy. Here are a couple of interior shots: 

 

http://www.artesedes...g/victoria.html

 

I do not think that the mystery boat is Whitehawk, and she also looks a bit larger than design #66's 72 feet on deck. It is a concept that has been stretched and tweaked more than a few times.

 

Great photos.  But shit, they remind me I need to add a pennant locker to my project list.  I don't know how I've managed to get by this long without one.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 05:07 PM

Talking about  L. Francis.

It is to bad that his "Epilogue" has not been build.

I took the time to draw her a la Herreshoff, with later modifications to her bottom.

 

attachicon.gifEpilogue 1.jpg

attachicon.gifEpiloguePpic5-JN16-13.jpg

I like the mods.... kind of inspirational even if it's just a tad past my budget.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 05:22 PM

This 35' Ed Burnett Gaff Cutter is my ideal.

 

She's for sale for £150,000

http://www.sandemany.../yacht-for-sale

 

Now I just need to win the lotto so I can buy her.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 05:51 PM

Talking about  L. Francis.
It is to bad that his "Epilogue" has not been build.
I took the time to draw her a la Herreshoff, with later modifications to her bottom.
 
attachicon.gifEpilogue 1.jpg
attachicon.gifEpiloguePpic5-JN16-13.jpg


I always thought that would be an ultimate cruising boat, if you happen to have four strong kids to help you crew. I wonder if Bruce King was looking at her when he did Whitehawk, maybe Tad will tell us. I understand Whitehawk has a lot of automatic sailing handling equipment which might lower the kid requirement to two.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:12 PM

Talking about  L. Francis.

It is to bad that his "Epilogue" has not been build.

I took the time to draw her a la Herreshoff, with later modifications to her bottom.

 

attachicon.gifEpilogue 1.jpg

attachicon.gifEpiloguePpic5-JN16-13.jpg

I like the mods.... kind of inspirational even if it's just a tad past my budget.

Gorgeous. Can I have one around 45'?



Last I heard, maybe 4 years ago, Vic was in the Caribbean somewhere. The five years I spent being her skipper were thoroughly dreamy, although she was an impossible act to follow. I have spent time on a few terrific boats, and none come close to having Victoria's combination of stunning beauty, raw strength, and smooth relentless speed. L. Francis was a magician, and the boys at P. Vos produced a gem. Five 5/16" laminations of kauri, epoxy bonded, yeah buddy. Here are a couple of interior shots: 

 

http://www.artesedes...g/victoria.html

 

I do not think that the mystery boat is Whitehawk, and she also looks a bit larger than design #66's 72 feet on deck. It is a concept that has been stretched and tweaked more than a few times.

 

Great photos.  But shit, they remind me I need to add a pennant locker to my project list.  I don't know how I've managed to get by this long without one.

 

Peasant!



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:34 PM

That boat of course is partially owned by the infamous Dan Meyers.  He's been trying to unload it for some time, as I'm sure he would rather have the cash than have to be on the hook for what that thing costs to run.  Gorgeous boat built by the best!  If I were a billionair, I would probably buy that rather than build a new boat... that's my current poor ass ego talking though.  If I ever get that billion, things might change and I could morph into a complete asshole instead of only being a semi asshole now. 

This Boat may be too expensive to be cool but man is it awesome.

 

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:51 PM

Well, shit. Should be working, but as a newcomer here, I am finding that SA is an irresistible time-sink; talking about Victoria has sent me thumbing through the archives, so here're some images from the Master Mariners race on SF Bay, maybe 1991. Vic was not an official participant but we were shadowing the big boys, in this case the California state tall ship Californian, and the brigantine Rendezvous. These shots are the reach to the finish line at the Bay Bridge, between the SF waterfront and Treasure Island. It had been a pretty quiet race, but in these shots the wind had picked up quite a bit. 

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:52 PM

Big C hitting her stride, 130 tons, full tilt boogey.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:53 PM

We were in AWE.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:55 PM

Here is Rendezvous, notice the mates frantically furling topsails aloft.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:58 PM

We were drowning the dolphin for sure; among the finest few minutes of sailing ever.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 08:20 PM

Great photos



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Posted 08 March 2014 - 01:24 AM

A cool boat. If you don't need huge, or even large, I've been inside these and they are usually very nice. I don't think 55K is a bad place to start.  If anyone wants me to go look at this for you, I'd be glad.
 
 
 
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New Trojan batteries 2013
Solar panels in 2013
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Garmin 2408 Chart-plotter
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Posted 08 March 2014 - 06:12 AM

L. Francis Herreshoff, a true master, my Rocinante was a magical boat, not unlike the Francis Lee.  Designed to be rowed w/ 1/ sweeps, should sail herself all day.  26' long, 6'4" wide and the bubbles from the canoe stern mesmerizing.



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Posted 08 March 2014 - 06:14 AM

Meant 10' sweeps, trying to HTFU w/ all our rain here.  Flying to Desolation Sound on Monday to play!!!



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Posted 08 March 2014 - 06:31 AM

Geez, those shots of C from the MMR are epic.  I was out there sailing around watching, but that was in '90 I think. I should find the photos. Breathtaking boat to see sailing



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Posted 08 March 2014 - 10:09 AM

Here is Rendezvous, notice the mates frantically furling topsails aloft.

 

Those are some great pictures. Some of those sails have bulges like they need to go on a diet. :o

 

Looking at all the water they are pushing around, I wonder how big an engine you would have to install to make the boat do that? It's producing an amazing amount of power using sticks and threads.



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Posted 08 March 2014 - 04:19 PM

Here is a W Garden with an interesting stern not often seen on a sailboat. Not seen often at all these days. Bob, care to comment? Would this be considered a fantail?

 

http://victoria.en.c...4348850975.html



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Posted 08 March 2014 - 11:25 PM

That's a sailboat imitating a motorship imitating a sailing ship



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Posted 09 March 2014 - 12:12 AM

Jody:

I'd call that a fantail stern and a nice one. Don't much care for the rest of the boat though. Looks to me like Bill's mind went blank after he drew the stern.

I hold Bill to a higher standard.



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Posted 09 March 2014 - 12:33 AM

The original pilothouse version was pretty nice except for the big roll in the bulwarks forward.

 

Very nice boat for year round cruising here.

 



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Posted 09 March 2014 - 04:20 PM

I feel I should atone for the Bolger catamaran I posted in the Uglyboat thread. So here is another Boger design, but this one deserves the cool boat thread.

 

While writing in Small Boat Journal, PCB designed a number of plywood substitutes for well known designs or types. This one was the Herreshoff 12 1/2. For those outside New England who don't know, the original Herreshoff built boats are iconic, and to this day are often found at the mooring and floats of the waterside mansions of establishment old money. They have been copied in fiberglass as the Bullseye and the Doughdish, and a number of different designers have produced similar boats. But not in single-chine plywood.

 

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Bolger's original writeup is here: http://councill.home.mindspring.com/sbjournal/bolger/bolger1.html 

 

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 02:00 AM

I was photographing the old Cement Works on the Mahurangi River, Northland, NZL and I came across this lovely little cruiser Windsong on the hard.

 

I think it's one of Bob's, Baba 30's - or possibly the bigger Flying Dutchman 35?

 

Nice new antifouling job too.

 

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 02:16 AM

I was photographing the old Cement Works on the Mahurangi River, Northland, NZL and I came across this lovely little cruiser Windsong on the hard.
 
I think it's one of Bob's, Baba 30's - or possibly the bigger Flying Dutchman 35?
 
Nice new antifouling job too.
 


I think Baba 35.

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 03:29 PM

William Atkin designed 39'4" LOA yawl, Destiny.

 

Beautiful restoration.

Destiny is a truly beautiful boat, built in the 30's. A friend of mine owns her. He found her just before she was scrapped for the lead. She was restored! Only one plank, about 3', had to be replaced. Every other piece of wood is original, tight, rot free.

 

Remember that 39 foot boats had a LOT less room than modern 39 footers. But her space and layout below is nice, roomy, effective, beautiful, comfortable. I was amazed.

 

Most wooden boats -- even those just a few years old -- have moldy smells, filth in bilges especially where frames and stringers come together. This boat is spotless. The inside and outside clean/strip/paint effort was perfectly thorough, as every part of the interior is easily reached. That is rare on boats of any vintage.

 

And, she sails well, in light and heavy air.

 

Really a wonderful yacht!



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:04 PM

I agree with BJ, a Baba 35 based on the number of ports. Cute little thang nicely cared for it seems.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:07 PM

Carcrash said:

"Most wooden boats -- even those just a few years old -- have moldy smells, filth in bilges especially where frames and stringers come together. This boat is spotless. The inside and outside clean/strip/paint effort was perfectly thorough, as every part of the interior is easily reached. That is rare on boats of any vintage."

 

This is exactly the way we did the "Francis Lee" every part of the interior can be reached and cleaned. (Of course now I am forced to actually keep her spotless.)



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:09 PM

Carcrash said:

"Most wooden boats -- even those just a few years old -- have moldy smells, filth in bilges especially where frames and stringers come together. This boat is spotless. The inside and outside clean/strip/paint effort was perfectly thorough, as every part of the interior is easily reached. That is rare on boats of any vintage."

 

This is exactly the way we did the "Francis Lee" every part of the interior can be reached and cleaned. (Of course now I am forced to actually keep her spotless.)

 

When we looked at Helene, the 52' Ben Seaborn sloop (built in 1957) she was spotless under the deck plates. All the wood I looked at was dry and hard. She was beautiful. I do understand that she was a one owner boat and was hauled yearly for maintenance. They can be well cared for.



#2557 Bob Perry

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:10 PM

No worries Kim. I'll buy you a toothbrush.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:12 PM

No worries Kim. I'll buy you a toothbrush.

Gee thanks Bob, you are such a pal......



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 06:19 PM

Is this a cool boat?  It has some coolness to me but, whattiknow?

 

http://seattle.craig...4369168825.html

 

 

 Steel live-aboard/cruiser-Price Reduced! - $39500 (Bellingham)
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33' Bruce Roberts Spray - Steel Cutter in Excellent Condition

• Custom built in 1986, currently located in Bellingham, Washington
• Equipped with 5 sails
• Six self-tailing winches
• Simpson Lawrence anchor winch
• Yanmar Diesel inboard engine (500 hours). 2 tanks, 230 gal total capacity
• Cruising Speed of 6.5 Kts
• Sleeps 5 
• 2 state rooms
• Full size shower
• Glacier Bay Refrigeration
• Tasco Propane stove/oven
• Torrid hot water tank (6 gal capacity)
• Raytheon Pathfinder Radar, VHF radio, Ritchie compass, two depth sounders, 2 house/one starting batteries, Dodger/full cockpit cover, Canvas, Bimini, battery charger, Balmar Smart Alternator



#2560 Bob Perry

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 06:31 PM

Donn:

No.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 06:48 PM

Here is Rendezvous, notice the mates frantically furling topsails aloft.


I don't know if I want a boat that need a foredeck and a.mastman and a topmast man

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 07:11 PM

Donn:

No.

 

Sorry...



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 08:21 PM

Big C hitting her stride, 130 tons, full tilt boogey.

A great big bone in her teeth there. Awesome.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 08:23 PM

Go to your room.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 08:26 PM

Go to your room.

 

Yessir.

 

<hangs head in shame>



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 09:47 PM

Nothing sails like a Bird. A manly, wet classic boat that has very little rivals here in San Francisco.

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 11:13 AM

cool boat that bird! 



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 12:02 PM

Donn:

No.

 


But it's definitely ugly and probably has some things to admire. I suggest a transplant.



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Posted 14 March 2014 - 02:25 AM

Donn:

No.

 


But it's definitely ugly and probably has some things to admire. I suggest a transplant.

If you sail her over to the other thread she should be there by Christmas.



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Posted 14 March 2014 - 03:52 PM

It's missing a turret and barrel.

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 07:16 PM

I agree with BJ, a Baba 35 based on the number of ports. Cute little thang nicely cared for it seems.

 

I've only been up close & personal with them a few times, but man there's NOTHING "little" about a baba 35!



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Posted 05 April 2014 - 01:55 PM

Some folks in Crystal River thought they'd build themselves a Civil War Era scow.  The sails are from PolySails.

 

https://www.facebook...695287543843045

 

If anyone has a good way to post video from Facebook, let me know. (I don't know if the link will work at all.)
 



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Posted 06 April 2014 - 12:31 AM

I've got to get up there and see that thing. I think it's going to be at cedar key this year?

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 02:53 AM

I was admiring the underside of this yacht and how much air time he had.

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 02:58 AM

baffling foto



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Posted 07 April 2014 - 03:11 AM

baffling foto

Nope.  He's not 'baffling', he's 'motoring' .....   (wee bit of a head sea, too!)



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Posted 07 April 2014 - 03:14 AM

baffling foto

Nope.  He's not 'baffling', he's 'motoring' .....   (wee bit of a head sea, too!)

 

Looking at that I thought...wow, 3000 RPM and zero resistance. Gotta be fast on the throttle.



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Posted 07 April 2014 - 10:50 PM

I was admiring the underside of this yacht and how much air time he had.


Pictures like this look exciting, but if I'm on the boat, I'm thinking "this is going to hurt!"

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 04:01 PM

This steel cutter is a sister ship of Angantyr, designed by MacLear & Harris.

 

Angantyr was discussed in the Canoe Stern topic:

http://forums.sailin...78823&p=1916453

 

This particular yacht is for sale if someone is interested

http://www.sailboatl....com/view/39903

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 02:31 PM

The people at vsail.info just tweeted this photo as a Cup contender. I wasn't sure whether to post it in the America's Cup thread or not. I decided it might be a better fit in this one.

 

This would make a nice lake boat here in Minnesota. However, I'm not sure sure it how good it'd be somewhere sharks are prevalent.

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 03:55 PM

I prefer Evinrude's 1957 Fishing Saucer Concept yacht.

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 04:07 PM

is the large fan a trolling motor?



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Posted 11 April 2014 - 05:31 PM

I like the cone of silence over the outboard !



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Posted 11 April 2014 - 05:51 PM

I prefer Evinrude's 1957 Fishing Saucer Concept yacht.

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I must say, this saucer is really nice!



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Posted 11 April 2014 - 05:55 PM

And then there's the George Jetson boat from Evinrude.

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 05:58 PM

I prefer Evinrude's 1957 Fishing Saucer Concept yacht.

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I must say, this saucer is really nice!

Hell of a furling system on that main sail!



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Posted 11 April 2014 - 07:16 PM

And then there's the George Jetson boat from Evinrude.

 

Bubble tops were one of the coolest things about the Jet Age - remember all the custom cars with them - Darryl Starbird anyone?

 

Too bad small air conditioners weren't developed well enough at the time.



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Posted 11 April 2014 - 08:20 PM

And then there's the George Jetson boat from Evinrude.

 

Bubble tops were one of the coolest things about the Jet Age - remember all the custom cars with them - Darryl Starbird anyone?

 

Too bad small air conditioners weren't developed well enough at the time.

 

Like this?

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 08:37 PM

How about the Waterbug?

 



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Posted 11 April 2014 - 08:58 PM

How about the Waterbug?

 

 

That's neat. Here is a specially painted Waterbug that's for sale. Waterbug's were a joint venture between yacht designer, and sailing innovator Garry Hoyt, and the Harken brothers

 

http://www.obnoxious...r-boat-waterbug

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 10:21 PM

 

And then there's the George Jetson boat from Evinrude.

 

Bubble tops were one of the coolest things about the Jet Age - remember all the custom cars with them - Darryl Starbird anyone?

 

Too bad small air conditioners weren't developed well enough at the time.

 

Like this?

 

Not his finest work. Cushenberry did better.

 


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Posted 11 April 2014 - 10:33 PM

Maybe you had to be there at the time. ^_^  The future ain't what it used to be.

 


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