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    How to discourage "campers"?

    Being the only boat in the anchorage, you are obviously the current expert on the anchorage, withe the most recent local knowledge, ergo you have found the ideal hookdrop. Thus, all newcomers will bow to your local knowledge and anchor as close to you as possible, in homage to your obviously...
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    Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    That looks like a fantastic flats rig. and i admire the size of the cooler.
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    Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    I admire that the v-berth has ample footroom. and if you're gonna go weird, you might as well go the full Hunter S Thompson with a junk rig on all three masts. This is what happens when you leave your boat in the microwave 30 seconds too long.
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    Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    if you don't admire the audacity of the rig on this 8' boat, there's something wrong with you.
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    Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    i believe that much hamper is no longer hamper, it now qualifies as the whole damn laundry room.
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    Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    On.* *Do ton let dyslexia hold you bakc. A public service message from Whitworth Fasteners UK inc., a division of Lucas. "Making mechanics buy new wrenches for over a century."
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    Tartan changes hands...again.

    Maybe next year, then.
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    Tartan changes hands...again.

    Was there an Island Packet or a Blue Jacket at Annapolis this year?
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    Show your boat sailing thread

    The mother ship: And SWMBO's ride. Sails had just been raised, and she was still sorting the topping lift and clearing the O/B. Nobody ever seems to capture a photo of us being elegant, carefree sailors with perfect trim and all gear squared away. :
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    Cabin Lighting Advice Please

    i installed a metre of adhesive backed 100 LED/m warm white strip lighting on either side of the saloon, wired to a dimmer. Much more even light than the factory lighting set up, and infinitely variable for brightness. In hindsight, using 60 LED/m tape would have been just as effective...
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    Origami Boat Thread

    He's successful enough to own a house. C'mon, Brokester McHackjob, face it, you don't live on one of your boats by choice, you live aboard because you have no choice. You're not free- you're trapped. You may be one of the few individuals who end up with a higher income when they get to...
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    Origami Boat Thread

    Stop. Just stop. Nobody. No. Fucking. Body. Has EVER turned NOT completing one of your piece of shit boat hulls into a union welder's ticket. Ever. Not one of the gullible dreamers who buy into your low-rent, low self-esteem narcissism has EVER used wasting sheet steel and their lives...
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    Origami Boat Thread

    which is why you're here.... and not there.
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    Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    Apparently, you missed the ADMIRATION part. Welcome aboard.
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    Origami Boat Thread

    er... nah, sometimes it's just too easy.
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    Origami Boat Thread

    Is it just me, or is BS just copying and pasting his previous responses from pages earlier in the thread? or is it just that it all sounds the same? What is the definition of insanity?
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    Trimaran live-aboard - classic British Design - much to admire here I

    Being broke and living in squalor on a boat you can't afford to maintain in seaworthy shape isn't freedom. It's poverty reinforced by delusion. Fuck you . Owning a boat isn't a right. If you don't have the time, skill or, yes, money to keep your boat from being a fucking eyesore, then hit...
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    Racing my living room...again.

    Report from 42.7degrees N - We've got 220w of solar on board- 3 x 40 w rigid panels on the bimini, and 100 w semi-rigid panel mounted on the foredeck. The bimini bank and foredeck bank feed through separate charge controllers to a 230 amp hr house bank. Engine alternator also feeds...
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    When your wife buys a boat...

    the nose had a ton of cosmetic damage that we quickly repaired this spring- we're going to refinish the hull next winter, so we just extended the boot stripe up the nose. SWMBO liked the "rat rod" effect, and has now commissioned nose art: the boat's name and hailing port will replace "forget...
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    MMSI numbers- Why are they permanently programmed?

    This spring I bought a used ICOM 302 and Command Mic with the understanding that the existing MMSI number could be changed, as per the manual. Turns out it couldn't. We negotiated the price substantially downward, and I took the radio to the nearest ICOM dealer, who then shipped it to ICOM in...