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01-28-2013 09:18 PM
East Coast Hawkeye
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Thanks carl762, SloopJonB, Blutoyz, Delta10 and Justitflie. I know I have a LOT of work ahead of me, but am 'undaunted'! Despite the FACT I won't get her in the water this year ('13), I'LL be on the water, learning the fine art of SAILING! Thank you all for the support and encouragement.
01-28-2013 09:13 PM
East Coast Hawkeye
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Thanks Dale! I've already looked but I will be diligent! As a carpenter, I really need prints or diagrams. But, given the chance, I'll take my own measurements and start making sawdust!
01-28-2013 09:10 PM
East Coast Hawkeye
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Hey "Faster"... THANKS! YES, I can fabricate some gudgeons or pintles (??? have to Google those! LOL) and as far as the plywood encased rudder... I AM a Carpenter, and Marine Plywood is STILL WOOD! LOL Would you happen to know the dimensions, angles/degrees, multi-positions the 'stock' rudder/tiller come in? Again, any info is GREATLY appreciated!

ECH/Gary
01-16-2013 09:41 PM
justflie
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

congrats. Jealous.
01-16-2013 09:40 PM
deltaten
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Good on ya, Gary!
Glad ta hear someone else has taken the plunge...so to speak.
01-16-2013 07:19 PM
SloopJonB
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

I always thought those were a very cool looking boat - like a smaller Pearson Flyer.

FLYER (PEARSON) sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com
01-16-2013 05:19 PM
blutoyz
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Congrats!!!

The dry cabin is a huge plus...I am jealous
01-16-2013 05:10 PM
carl762
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Congratulations on your new boat.
01-16-2013 03:10 AM
Lake Superior Sailor
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

Looks good ,check out Ebay sailboat parts, I put mine back togather this way! at a price I could afford!........Dale
01-16-2013 12:51 AM
Faster
Re: "Hey, East Coast Hawkeye got a boat!"...

hey Gary.. congrats, interesting looking boat.



Good news is the rudder is transom-hung so as a fabricator you can make up some gudgeons or pintles (whichever is necessary... assume there are some fittings on the transom still) and building a rudder like that is much easier than a stock/underhung rudder that many boats might have. You could build and shape a plywood rudder and then encapsulate it in glass and epoxy easily enough.
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