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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2013
Replies: 13
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Tiffany Jayne 34 -- Comments?

You might contact Schooner Creek in Portland. The last time I was there they had a Tiff Jane in the shop being refurbished. It may have been abandoned by the owner so it would possibly be available...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By MikeOReilly
Re: Rotted Core: Is it safe?

I would look very critically at a balsa cored hull, and would walk away from any that had significant hull damage, or one that was poorly maintained. There are lots of boats out there. No need to buy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Rotted Core: Is it safe?

It costs more to build a boat with balsa core (or any other core material) than to lay up a solid glass hull. But it is stronger. stiffer, and as light or more often lighter than the solid hull. As...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Rotted Core: Is it safe?

A corollary of the observation that "cored hull can be as strong as a solid hull but considerably lighter' is " a cored hull can be stronger than a solid hull of the same weight". Perhaps solid FRG...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By overbored
Re: Rotted Core: Is it safe?

The tiffany Jaynes had a balsa cored hull and deck. it would depend on how much of the balsa core is wet but you could use injected epoxy in smaller sections. balsa core is strong even when wet , but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Harborless
Re: Rotted Core: Is it safe?

Wont split in half- Core is only used on topsides not hull construction. Could break through if you dropped an anchor on the foredeck hard enough.

Fact is YES you CAN do the work yourself but bro...
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