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Search: Posts Made By: 1833usmc
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 03-09-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By 1833usmc
William Akin's 46' Schooner-Rigged Motorsailer "Magpie"

Rockport Marine is the awarded bidder to build "Magpie".
Completion date scheduled for late summer 2013.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By 1833usmc
There is nothing 46' on this earth that's worth...

There is nothing 46' on this earth that's worth over $1.5 million!!!!
Not to float in the Gulf of Mexico? !!!

The Puritans have tared and featherd another free thinker.
And ya'll just can't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By 1833usmc
Well taken, 'old dirt'. Thank you. Please be...

Well taken, 'old dirt'. Thank you.

Please be advised, that the budget increased to: $1.5 million and the schedule timeline increased to 18 months.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By 1833usmc
SEEKING: Naval Architect Services

Seeking redesign of William Akin's 46' Schooner-Rigged Motorsailer, "Magpie". Feasibility study of resign in Monel 400 on 316L framework. Must be willing to work with Lloyd's. If contract awarded,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-06-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Thank you Gentlemen, one and all. Sincerely. ...

Thank you Gentlemen, one and all. Sincerely.

A wise man considers the council of many...

NOW HERE THIS: Somehow, someway, someday I will build "Magpie", maybe not as 'ol William had originally...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-06-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Standby for firing mission... Fire three...

Standby for firing mission...

Fire three rounds for effect on these coordinates ...

Standby for correcting fire...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-06-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Blow the budget? Now you tell me! You guys are...

Blow the budget? Now you tell me! You guys are kill'n me! The boys in Houston just called, something about SR-71 engines? And they say they need an extra $250k for fuel by morning.

O.K. Jeff, you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Gentlemen. The bidding process under way...

Gentlemen. The bidding process under way presently, is a feasibility study/review. But before you head off to the cemetery with torches and pitchforks to piss on Akin's grave ... Magpie was designed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Capt. Len. I looked up your float. If I was a...

Capt. Len. I looked up your float. If I was a prirate, and saw you coming... you would be swim'n back to shore! She'd be well worth the risk to put under my colors.

"By your leave Sir."
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Bidding closes Feb. 1. I will keep the thread...

Bidding closes Feb. 1. I will keep the thread updated.
Special thanks to Jeff-h.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-04-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,738
Posted By 1833usmc
Check with U.S. State Department travel warning...

Check with U.S. State Department travel warning list. Once under way, re-check the list every few days. Pirates are not stupid. They are amphibious criminals. They change their M.O.'s and move around...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Thank you Gents for your valuable input! There's...

Thank you Gents for your valuable input! There's no substitute for experience! The deadline on the bidding from each of the four yards, is Feb. 1, 2012 so I can not disclose the names. The time line...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Thanks for the input. She will be built of wood...

Thanks for the input. She will be built of wood as per original drawings circa 1937. Upgrades will be as required to meet current regs. Not a museum model, not a harbor condo and not a party boat! ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
The main problem was finding a yard that still...

The main problem was finding a yard that still works in wood by traditional means to an old William Atkin design, "Magpie". Most folks now a days works in fiberglass and aluminum. I can't blame them,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,636
Posted By 1833usmc
Building new 46' Schooner-Rigged Motorsailer:

What's the reading on the industry right now? I could only get four yards in all of North America to bid on it!
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-27-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,569
Posted By 1833usmc
Little Maid...

I'll you scope out the area for Little Maid of Kent, if you'll
help me look for "Magpie".
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By 1833usmc
Tanks! Semper Fidelis.

Tanks! Semper Fidelis.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By 1833usmc
William Atkin

Looking for any knowledge of the William Akin's, 46' Schooner-Rigged Motorsailer: "Magpie"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,579
Posted By 1833usmc
You were very fortunate to get out unhurt. Thank...

You were very fortunate to get out unhurt. Thank God. Remember folks... check with the U.S. State Department travel warning list AND
And any country that is governed under a non democratic system;...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-14-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,569
Posted By 1833usmc
Glad to see you back from, 'casual company'. Hold...

Glad to see you back from, 'casual company'. Hold your course and
keep us posted.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-09-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,569
Posted By 1833usmc
You made a good choice to build. I would be...

You made a good choice to build. I would be interested in your progress. In 2012 I have plans to build William Atkins "Magpie".
Please keep the scuttlebutt buzzing! Focus only on our missions;...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,848
Posted By 1833usmc
Listen up!!! When you go to the recruiter tell...

Listen up!!! When you go to the recruiter tell them you want a
guaranteed M.O.S. ! DO NOT go in under a General Enlistment. Get into a field that has market demand in the civilian world for when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,884
Posted By 1833usmc
Check Uncle Sam and his magic pew-poo list. If...

Check Uncle Sam and his magic pew-poo list. If where you're. Going is on it; go around it! It's all about risk management folks.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-08-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,569
Posted By 1833usmc
How's the Little Lady Maid of Kent? 1833USMC

How's the Little Lady Maid of Kent?

1833USMC
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