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Kind of like a John Lee Hooker thing?
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I like that. I played bass for him once when he was in Seattle. It was amazing.
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That is a beautiful boat Bob. Looks like a you all had a great day, albeit in colder sailing conditions than I generally prefer!
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Here is a pic of me being very satisfied with my work. Not words but actual work.
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You do look like you're having fun with that big smile. I wish I had the skills to build a boat from one of your designs.

How many designs have you done? How many of them have been built?
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I have never counted all my designs. I'd guess around 300 and from those 300 different designs probably around 6,000 boats were built. Some of my production models sold very well and account for that high number.
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Will his thread now turn into hopelessly outofdate designs?
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No Anders. From now on this thread will post just the boats you like and nothing else.
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Any body have more info or experience with the new Garcia 45. Looks like it will be competition to the boreal 44. Lights in the hull always make me nervous as does all that glass in the deck saloon but sure is pretty.
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Any body have more info or experience with the new Garcia 45. Looks like it will be competition to the boreal 44. Lights in the hull always make me nervous as does all that glass in the deck saloon but sure is pretty.
Three boats commissioned and already being built including the one for Jimmy Cornell makes it a sales success already. They are launching a new Garcia 50. Both boats use the the hulls of the Allures (45 and 51). Made a post about it days ago. The first boat will be lunched this Spring. They are making the interior.

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If this were a bar . . . I'd buy the next round for the house . . .
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Three boats commissioned and already being built including the one for Jimmy Cornell makes it a sales success already. They are launching a new Garcia 50. Both boats use the the hulls of the Allures (45 and 51). Made a post about it days ago. The first boat will be lunched this Spring. They are making the interior.

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I think I like....the doghouse is taking me a bit to get used to. The fact that Jimmy Cornell is a client has given them some attention for sure.

My 'win the lottery' boat has always been a Hallberg Rassy 48, I might add the Garcia in there as well.

Paulo your blog is looking fantastic.
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