Recent content by Will Gilmore

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    Maybe I have blundered and offended the sellers of two boats i have tried to buy?

    If it is not as JS suggests and that's all there is to the story, you offered to buy their boat and they don't respond, then, all I can suggest is, timing is everything. Someone else got there with the $ before you did. It is pretty rude to just go away without explanation. Some people don't...
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    Its funny Friday!

    What happened to the saying, "Children are too be seen and not heard"? -Will
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    I’m new to this forum

    Very interested. Thank you. Please, a few pictures would be great. -Will
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    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    Quarter Round EWQR12 Sapele Mahogany you can order the parts. -Will
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    Where's all this water coming from?

    What is that? A repair in the hull glass? It kind of sounds like a crack in the hull. However, it could be the centerboard pin. CB trunks also can develop cracks from the CB working back and forth. They usually develop where the trunk is joined to the hull, just where the pivot pin is...
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    Norwegian Shipping Going Electric

    Have they automated their pirate defenses? -Will
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    Single handing

    You could probably find a log template online somewhere, but just use a nice notebook that feels good to you; practical, fancy, home made, professional or anywhere in between. There are no regulations for non-commercial sailors. It is good to keep one, though. -Will
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    Tipping angles

    Hang a large trashcan by a sturdy harness attached to your halyard. Mark your halyard at 60' and swing the can over the side into the water once you've heeled the boat over. Haul on the halyard once the can has filled with water. Use the dinghy to keep the can from swinging aft as you lean...
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    Single handing

    Conditions: wind, temp, sea state, destination, course and speed, crew, any maintenance, encounters that seem important: pirates, floating barrels of rum..." -Will
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    Its funny Friday!

    I wasn't sure whether to give it a "funny" emoji, because it's funny, or a "helpful" emoji because it's a great idea. -Will
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    Norwegian Shipping Going Electric

    :plus: They could always take a page out of the fisherman's book. -Will
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    Single handing

    Why not? A plaster mold will make exact measurements easier. However, if you're thinking of epoxy, you probably don't need to be that exact. Here's a neat jig I came across that should give you a great taper. -Will
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    Norwegian Shipping Going Electric

    When the automobile was produced and sold to the public, they hadn't built the roads to handle them first. City streets were intended for foot traffic and the auto industry had to lobby to make it illegal to walk down the middle of the streets that formerly had been exclusively for walking...
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    Norwegian Shipping Going Electric

    :clap: It's not like we have all the bugs work out of our current way of shipping. Next, autonomous cruiseliners.:beer: -Will
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    Single handing

    Pure aesthetics. -Will