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post #353 of Old 08-01-2013
Brent Swain
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Wow TQ. That is definitely well documented!

The timeline sounds about right. What is ironic is this statement at the very beginning:

It ain't always as promised eh?

So do you want to build a steel boat for the next X years? Or do you want to sail?
I started my steel boat April 12th 84, launched her May 12th 84, had her sailing by mid October 84,. and moved aboard.The second 36 I build was started February 4th 82 launched april 15th 82 , went for her first sail, May
24th 82 then headed for Mexico November the same year.
Takes a lot of focus , but can be done, and has been many times.
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