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  1. The Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend had one at their place a month ago or so. Don't know it still available.
  2. Apparently they boarded from a helicopter. https://gcaptain.com/rescue-of-yacht-transport-ship-eemslift-hendrika/?subscriber=true&goal=0_f50174ef03-c69943dfb7-139875913&mc_cid=c69943dfb7&mc_eid=be364dbeed
  3. It is my design which is based on a 1930s Monk design full keel sloop I restored in the 1970s. . The new one weighs about a quarter as much and has a modern underbody.
  4. Here is my 18 footer. Please don't give me a hard time about the sail trim. That picture was taken about five minutes after the boat was launched for the first time and there were a number of things not quite right.
  5. Honesty exemplified: https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/boa/d/seattle-worst-dinghy-in-the-world/7282255921.html
  6. This is an interesting video where he talks about the design and engineering of the foils for Americas Cup boats. It sucked me in.
  7. https://hardwickandsons.com/products/traditional-solid-brass-sash-lock-large-size?_pos=4&_sid=206661248&_ss=r
  8. I've seen solid brass ones at Hardwicks in Seattle , not sure about chrome. Only problem is they just closed their store and are moving to all online and they aren't filling orders for another week or so. Check out their website. https://hardwickandsons.com/collections/hardware
  9. In the 1970’s I was working in a boatyard on the Seattle ship canal. One morning several old guys (my age now) showed up with a black wooden Navy pilots gig about 30 feet long. It was low in the water, green with slime, water logged and still dripping. It turned out that they had raised it after sitting on the bottom of Lake Washington for a couple of years. They were pumping it out and we young-uns watched with knowing amusement as the old guys hunkered over the engine. After a while they dragged a couple of big batteries on board and when we heard that they were going to try and get the dies
  10. https://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/boa/d/kennewick-unfinished-sailboat-30-foot/7207260237.html It is not clear if it is wood or glass hull. Comes with what looks like a new Yanmar. For $1500 if somebody wants a nice looking project.
  11. I'm not familiar with your winch but I do know from bitter experience that it is a fine line between red hot bronze and melted bronze. From your picture which part are you trying to move?
  12. This was a petition to try to stop this from happening. It explains the origin of the private water lot. https://www.change.org/p/bill-veenhof-shaw-ca-env-minister-gov-bc-ca-minister-transportation-gov-bc-ca-stop-the-destruction-of-our-natural-coastline "The developer is emboldened by his ownership of a 'private water lot' granted by the Crown to facilitate the export of coal which hasn't happened at this location for over 100 years."
  13. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/sports/sailing/marvin-creamer-a-mariner-who-sailed-like-the-ancients-dies-at-104.html?action=click&algo=bandit-all-surfaces&block=more_in_recirc&fellback=false&imp_id=481094569&impression_id=00440162-e1d2-11ea-86e9-0b4fcbff9c2b&index=5&pgtype=Article&region=footer&req_id=587974877&surface=more-in-sports
  14. Here is my new one. Definitely not sailing in these pictures. It will be soon. It is my design based off the profile of a Monk designed sloop I restored in the 1970's.
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