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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

if i had the money id own a brent swain and head to the arctic, my dream!
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brent swain!!!!! u rock man, i owned pearl song, and man, i loved her!
Hey son - welcome to SN dude. It's good to see Brent getting some love from an ex-owner. We were starting to wonder if there were any out there.

Tell us about Pearl Song. Any pics? What would you say the pros and cons are?
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

yea, i have a few pics, there abaout 12 years or so old
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

pro is lock the hatch and your bomb proof, hit something, sledge hammer it back into place, the con, you need a hurricane to move it, i live in the gulf islands, and it sucks for wind blankets, ext.. and pearl song had no engine, but a 22 foot ulow, sculling oar
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pro is lock the hatch and your bomb proof, hit something, sledge hammer it back into place, the con, you need a hurricane to move it, i live in the gulf islands, and it sucks for wind blankets, ext.. and pearl song had no engine, but a 22 foot ulow, sculling oar
That makes sense. How much did you have to fight corrosion?

And did you build it or buy it used?
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i am a BIG SWAIN FAN!!!!!!!
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i bought it, and as for corrosion, keep her properly painted, and watch out for electrolysis, everywhere
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robert redford would not have had that problem, in "all is lost", with a swain, i tell ya that!
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i bought it, and as for corrosion, keep her properly painted, and watch out for electrolysis, everywhere
Yeah - we've read quite a bit about how much epoxy you need to keep on the boat to prevent corrosion. At the end of that day, it's basically a steel-cored epoxy composite.
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Sorry, I have not heard of Brent until today. I do like his small carbon footprint idea, but the Russian tank school of yacht design is a bit over the edge for me.
That is an extremely apropos comment - Brents boats are indeed the T34 or AK47 of sailboats.

We should all keep in mind that the T34 was the most effective tank of WW II.
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