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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Chall... 2 weeks in Winnipeg????? Nasty - in the cold or fighting off mosquitoes the size of bats???
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Didn't realize she was a yawl.. Rig seems unbalanced....
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

The light blue hull with the wood stick behind FL is HELENE. HELENE is a late 1950's vintage Ben Seaborn design and a near sistership to the famous Seaborn SEA FEVER.
With fin keel and skeg hung rudder Seaborn was ahead of his time. He really knew what made boats go.

I tried unsuccessfuly several times to find out what the relationship between Seaborn and Garden was like. Seaborn's boats were dominant on the race course. But despite the fact that both designers lived in Seattle I don't think they ever had much contact. Hard to imagine.
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Chall... 2 weeks in Winnipeg????? Nasty - in the cold or fighting off mosquitoes the size of bats???
"But it's a dry cold!" ... as they love to say there.
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"But it's a dry cold!" ... as they love to say there.
It was a very cold, cold. I had been warned about the Mosquitos as well but did alright in that regard.
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"But it's a dry cold!" ... as they love to say there.
It's also a dry 35 MPH wind.

As the old saying goes - "There's nothing between them and the North Pole but a few barbed wire fences".

Or how about the seasons there? - "9 months of snow and 3 months of bad sledding".
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Bob.. where did your boat go? I stopped by yesterday and couldn't find her...
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It's there. Probably in the shed. A SA buddy from Australia is here and he went to see it yesterday. He is pretty sure he saw it. Hard to mistake it. Too bad you didn't stop. You possibly could have met the client and got the tour.
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Awww..that's disappointing...

Must have been in the shed... Door to the shed was locked...

I walked around for a while and looked pretty hard. I was there around 2:00.. It was a last-minute trip, since the aircraft I was to fly to Charleston on never left the gate due to a maintenance problem..

(Not a locally made aircraft)

Oh well, maybe some other time..

CSR in Ballard, right?
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Denda:
Right. In Bllard.

Next time let me know and I'll make sure you have access to the boat.
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