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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats
On small ,short drop in the bucket of environmental impact, eliminates the need for many a car, a house and all the other environmental foot prints over a life time , resulting in a much tinier overall environmental foot print over a lifetime.
All in those photos was not done for the building of one 36 footer, nor all the 38 I have done. Check out the tar sands to see where fibrglass comes from.
Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
Last edited by Brent Swain; 09-19-2013 at 10:16 PM.