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Classic30
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Re: Could you cobble up a windlass out off...

Here's mine. Made from a 1940's vintage aircraft starter motor - of all things:

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An incredibly heavy and powerful beastie (the bronze gypsy alone weighs +20kgs), now removed from the boat for the safety of all who sail on her...

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"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"

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