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I am disappointed that you did not mention
the maritime museum in Beaufort? Roger
has sailed past too many times.
He may want to trade in his frozen snot
boat for a wooden boat?
Dave said, "The sad thing is someone is going to
read this thread looking for good information about
the way Oday rails are constructed and be more
confused than before they clicked on it."
If you spoon feed the answers, then they may miss
questions or facts about...
Centerline & Joe
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Joe said, "The guy who adapted my stern rail
and make up my mast crutch to fit it would
have told me."
Come on Joe, you were happy, why should
he burst your bubble. And, did you ask?
As to Centerline why have discussion...
Polished stainless steel
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So the next question is 'which stainless steel'.
Your Morgan 24 is to me a different base quality
than any O'Day. That is not to say O'Day was not
good and serviceable, but your Morgan company
at time of 24 had a better quality reputation...
If my stern rail or any of the rails on my
boat were made of chrome plated steel, a
magnet would stick to it. Not only that, my
electric autopilot would be going haywire
when I set it on course and put it on
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You ask for keel/centerboard because of skinny waters, but you did not state what is your minimum draft depth is?
There are several good old boats that have 4 foot draft. Would you think of 4 foot draft? Or what is your minimum on a fixed keel?
If you want keel...
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I hope you are paying yourself high dollars
for all the work you are doing.
Maybe a cruise would be appropriate?
Have you considered writing a column
about coastal cruising? Your contributor
hit an iceberg?
Travel time by car
It was said, "I got back to the boat after
a nightmare seven and a half hour drive
that was only supposed to take three
hours according to Google Maps."
So you used I-95? Did you see snails
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Get 1/2" marine plywood and remove all bolts
on the inside and measure and cut in complete
piece. The outer edge of piece should be
sealed with epoxy to prevent water intrusion.
After new structure is glassed in and covered
with layer of...
It depends on what you mean by off shore?
How far are you talking about?
Are you still taking your parrot to Bermuda?
People have crossed oceans in smaller boats.
Some less seaworthy. We are waiting for your
report from Burmuda. When you get there we
will know it can be...
stanchion backing plates
The stanchion nuts for the most part are
up in gunnells... I did not know the cabin
liner went up there... in the bow and stern...
and wet locker...
And for the rest, yes add reinforcement
even where visible. Just have to make
neat and tiddy. So if you...
fairleads, stanchions, backing plates
You are wanting something to do in downtime?
Put backing plates on all your stanchions so if
you are about to fall overboard they will support
The backing plates do not have to be stainless
steel. Make them out of 1/2 inch...
Bacon sails is also a good source for used sails. Save some money if not a racer wanting tweeked sails.
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