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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-26-2014
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Posted By Dirtyfloats
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Well, to me what really makes the deal is using a material you enjoy working with! Whether building a boat or buying one, we all know that you will have to work on it (well maybe not some of the more...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-25-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 478,390
Posted By Dirtyfloats
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

For me, I wouldn't want anything BUT solid lifelines.
No reason in the world that I can see to not be as safe as possible.
They also make getting in and out of a dinghy tremendously easy.
And...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-24-2014
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Views: 478,390
Posted By Dirtyfloats
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Life without a woodstove where I live would be unfathomably horrible.
Wether on land, or in a boat, The damp will get you up here without one.
Theres nothing more peacful to me than rowing ashore...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2014
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Views: 478,390
Posted By Dirtyfloats
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Half inch stainless plate welded to the back section of cockpit seats.
Gotta be able to hammer somwhere...
Certainly wont dent that....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 478,390
Posted By Dirtyfloats
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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But that's my point - why on earth would you actually build one of these things??? You'd lose tens of thousands of dollars AND years of your life. Totally not worth it.

If you HAVE to have a...
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