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"Bob, it's finished."

Forgive me if this has been posted here before but I just stumbled across this vid. Thought you guys might enjoy this.
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Awesome video. Thanks for putting that up nc.
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Re: "Bob, it's finished."

Really is a great little piece.. beautiful boat. Would have liked to see more of the interior, from what we did see it looks like nice work....

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Re: "Bob, it's finished."

As the Smakster says, awesome. I do hope he does sail her or will he simply start again and build another one ? Who knows, but an amazing feat. From tree to the end. Shame about the foot.

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Re: "Bob, it's finished."

He built her and she took his foot! That's gratitude....
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Just a beautiful boat....What is AMAZING is, that he did finish the yacht. There are thousands.. (maybe millions?) of project boats started, half finished.. built and never fitted out, left to rot...

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Re: "Bob, it's finished."

Terrific story. What a wonderful example he makes for his kids/grandkids and all.

"It is not so much for its beauty that the sea makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from the waves, that so wonderfully renews a weary spirit."
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Re: "Bob, it's finished."

Pretty boat and a great story that he finished the build and got to sail her. How crazy after all that to lose his foot once she was in the water.


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