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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Hey Smackers:
Do those come in a size 15? I got some nasty big feet.

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Don't think of it as scratches. Just think of it as more fairing.
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

I have seen pictures of a Brent boat railing system and while it does NOT meet classic looks

It is a completely practical and SAFE system





My Cal with the 2" X 4 " stanchion bases and most other good looking boats leave the factory with lifeline systems that fail all the time because of tiny stanchion bases

In general most owners have a fit if someone even touches the stanchion while there docking because there afraid there going to break
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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Crampons don't hurt steel.

A guy invented a kind of those shoes to go up the mast. No they don't hurt the mast and they seem a good idea to me. Maybe is this time I get something that allows to pull up my 93kg to the top of my big mast. I have tried other systems but end up being tired at the middle. Well, my 18 years old soon tried it and had done no better

Maybe he shows that in Dusseldorf, I would like to try them.

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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

I think these solid pipe lifelines may be a part of the gross tonnage rule. If 34" is good. Why isn't 44" even better?

Mine goes to 11.
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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She is anything but a wet kit, has been finished for years . A fortune was spent on her at Ocean Pacific in the last year or two, including that super mirror finish paint job.
She may be "finished" to your standards Brent but I doubt many of the people here would regard anything but the outside as being finished. That interior barely qualifies as roughed in (to the rest of us).
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Kind of makes you wonder what the definition of "yacht" is. I will grant you that it is a boat. I think Brent designs boats certainly not yachts..

Not a bad looking cabin trunk though. The cockpit is a bit wanky with no well and everyone exposed. Maybe that's the way BS likes them. This type of outcome is just what I would expect when you sell inadequate plans very cheaply to people with no comprehension of what it will cost to actually finish their "boat". You can't sail "the philosophy". You can't go anywhere on a dream. I don't give a rats' ass how high your life lines are. And when you are done and the dream disintegrates you are left with a boat you can't sell. Nobody wants it at any price. It's a child that only the mother can love. It's pretty damn sad.
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Just a coat of white paint would make the interior look a world better. Do you design the cabinets to fit between the ribs or just fill it out with insulation and go from there?
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Do those come in a size 15? I got some nasty big feet.

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Don't think of it as scratches. Just think of it as more fairing.
I can see the attraction for yacht builders. Those things are a cost cutting tool to get the customer to texture their own decks saving build money for the grog fund
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

"I can see the attraction for yacht builders. Those things are a cost cutting tool to get the customer to texture their own decks saving build money for the grog fund "

I don't get it. Are you talking about my huge feet. I was a very good swimmer.
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Is it just me, or has anyone else noted that the original poster started this thread in November of last year and hasn't been back since January? He hasn't even logged on SailNet since February. Talk about a thread taking on a life of its own.
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