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post #4437 of Old 04-12-2014
Brent Swain
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
This looks like a good buy for someone wanting a steeler.

1996 Roberts Cutter Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
Nice lifelines. Nice wheelhouse. Nice bow roller.
Roberts with skeg hung rudders are suspect, as he said he designs skegs to fall off if they hit anything, in his book "The Complete Guide to Metal Boats"

It can be rectified, if this boat has that problem.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
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