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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats
I have seen your drawings Brent. I'd ask you to post some more but I don't think I want to look at them. They are crude at best and display very effectively your lack of design talent. But if you have some drawings you are proud of please, by all means post them.
I saw one of your boats posted here and I really liked it. But I give all credit to the builder, the client and not you. They managed a nice boat depsite your lack of design help. Interestingly it was missing a lot of the BS "special touches".
" Shafhauer blocks?" I have never heard of those. Could you direct me to a web site so I can see some. You didn't mean Garhauer did you?
"back when I was extremely naive " Classic BS.
Yes I meant Garhaur. Sorry for the typo. Great blocks, far better than any other commercially made blocks, but certainly no advantage over building your own, and far more costly.
Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"