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06-28-2012 10:10 PM
zeilfanaat
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

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Originally Posted by Sequitur View Post
Naa, een Groningse Tjalk.
Well, I was close--only one province over

My uncle had a Vollenhovense Bol, a beautiful boat on which I got my first taste of sailing.

Good luck with your next adventure!
06-28-2012 09:58 PM
Sequitur
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeilfanaat View Post
Looks like a traditional Dutch "flat bottom" boat I used to see on the shallow waters of the Waddenzee and IJsselmeer. A Lemsteraak perhaps?
Naa, een Groningse Tjalk.
06-28-2012 09:53 PM
tdw
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

not Canal Boats as such but close relatives .....




Vid courtesy keepturningleft.co.uk
06-28-2012 09:47 PM
zeilfanaat
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

Looks like a traditional Dutch "flat bottom" boat I used to see on the shallow waters of the Waddenzee and IJsselmeer. A Lemsteraak perhaps?
06-28-2012 09:33 PM
justflie
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

Beautiful rig. I guess you two deserve some nice peaceful sailing.
06-28-2012 09:32 PM
tdw
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Is that a 1KSB?

.... she may not go to weather but crack the sheets and I reckon she'll do a bit better than that ....
06-28-2012 09:23 PM
smackdaddy
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

Is that a 1KSB?

06-28-2012 09:11 PM
Minnewaska
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

Fantastic. Love it.
06-28-2012 08:04 PM
Sequitur
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

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Originally Posted by justflie View Post
I guess I have to look up what a canal barge is!
What we are looking for will have been built between the 1880s and the start of World War I. It looks like this under sail:


It will look like this configured for the canals:


Because my last canal boat was 4 centimetres too high to make it through the 3.3 kilometre long Pouilly Tunnel on the Canal de Bourgogne, the one we buy will have to fit through this gauge:


We will refit her interior to our style and tastes. Her galley will look something like this:
06-28-2012 06:51 PM
tdw
Re: Sequitur - Another Update

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Wow JonE!!! You are good!!!!

He is isn't he. Nice guesswork. To do the canals of Europe would be one fine buzz.

Rick Stein did a pretty good series on the Canal du Midi. Worth checking out.

Look forward to your next adventure thanks so much for sharing this one with the rest of us.

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