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  1. BobBill

    what is it?

    Fast...+1 and I should have added...USA does need smallish two-person, keeler as Flying Fifteen has been eclipsed here... We missed out with the Ninja outrigger came in a box, out of SA. And continually ignore these fun keelers...only prob is no lifting keels as done on the very fun...
  2. BobBill

    what is it?

    Was gonna say I-110, but no keel and appears a bit boxy... International 110s were Ray Hunt-designed 24 footers (hot low aspect keelers) for basic DIY market back in the day...still a slick rig...albeit no loft keel and a stodgy National outfit...I rebuilt one as below and sheathed it in...
  3. BobBill

    Front Page -- To Webb

    Blue, I dig and tried...that time must be very short...and thanks for assistance....
  4. BobBill

    Front Page -- To Webb

    How do we edit? i.e. "thing" is typoed; should be "think".
  5. BobBill

    Front Page: The pusher

    Scows rule, naturally.
  6. BobBill

    Front Page -- To Webb

    I do same things in MN...but do when I am working... Those of us who thing of where we are and where we are going and think of others are rare... I do not know you but, we do wish good to others, am guessing.
  7. BobBill

    cruising anarchy

    My man....
  8. BobBill

    Front Page Pic of "Spruce Goose."

    Not a wind-driven craft,as are some foilers. But is it a Scow?
  9. BobBill

    S2 7.9 - Exploding Daggerboard!

    Read through this thread,  We are human and screw up lots more than we admit...at least the OP is not a killer...and should check stuff when odd mess happen... Being a sailor, and being that slow should have flagged the OP, but I procrastinate too...  To me, fix per specs, if specific, is the...
  10. BobBill

    The Front Almost Fell Off....

    Mid and others get it, but the whole mess stimulates.... Love the ditty's meaning, best to take names and smile while avoiding messes, as maskless killers should know.
  11. BobBill

    Rules question - OCS or do turns?

    Steam Flyer  (Doug) +1...Pols, however, do not think that way.... Me? I llike the way you think...always make the other dodger look good...as crrepy as they can be!
  12. BobBill

    Rules question - OCS or do turns?

    +1. Pols, however, do not think that way....Me? I llike the way you think...always make the other dodger look good....
  13. BobBill

    Full fixed keel daysailor/dinghys, which design still in production?

    Forgive me,,,,Wyliecat17, with its lifting keel and Paine 15...are rare and ideal, to me
  14. BobBill

    Full fixed keel daysailor/dinghys, which design still in production?

    just saw this....interesting, some above might do it but I-110 /Ensign too and are long and need decent mooring, easily sailed alone. the FF is hot questions....must be answered....do you always need crew. If not, Ensign and I-110 will do, but long, and mooring is needed F15 is hot. Cape Cod...
  15. BobBill

    Sailing Simplicity

    Poor me!!!! Have had a number of rigs moored in slips and sailed a few others and done crewed on others...seems the simplest were to best, to me, and remain as faves. Still, simple is best, especiallly when bugs are biting, crew is partying, and I have to go potty and tidying is my job. Too...
  16. BobBill

    Sailing Simplicity

    A phrase in a Front Page comment, got me thinking....the need for advertising revenue notwithstanding...we hear lots about decline in sailors...but who wants the grief, common dodger that I am, who can afford to moor a tri, or even a cat, a rig with a wing, or foiled flyer? I under stand the...
  17. BobBill

    Santana 35 Hull Construction

    Like most "old" stuff, hulls, blocks, etc are built to last, and seldom are  abused, personal inspection notwithstanding.  Though not large, my  current wee rig is composed of old hulls and some new stuff, and not destined to sit in a landfill for eons, from which I saved them... However, one...
  18. BobBill

    how would you respond to this missive from your commodore?

    "Doing" is "relative..." Do to make others look good though,
  19. BobBill

    Craigslist Finds

    +1.
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