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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Re: Classic 6-Metre Restoration

At long last the 'Oslo' has been relaunched, and we are preparing her for the European 6-Metre Championships next week in Nynashamn, Sweden. It was a largely wonderful 2-year process, and we are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-14-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Update on the restoration -- hull complete and...

Update on the restoration -- hull complete and faired, coachroof and deck ready, simple interior to be installed. See News - OSLO 6-Metre N17 (http://www.oslo6mr.com/news.htm)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Some delays in the re-launch, perhaps not...

Some delays in the re-launch, perhaps not unexpected in the restoration of my grandfather's 1925 Johan Anker 6-Metre, the Oslo. Up in Ashland last week to help work through deck layout, now hoping...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Further update on the restoration of our 1925...

Further update on the restoration of our 1925 Johan Anker 6-Metre, the Oslo, with photos (separate April Gallery). Up in Ashland this week to pitch in, still on track for an early Summer re-launch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Another update on the rapidly progressing...

Another update on the rapidly progressing restoration of the 1925 Johan Anker 6-Metre Oslo, with photos (separate Gallery). Still on track for an early Summer re-launch. News - OSLO 6-Metre N17...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-21-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Yet another update with photos - News - OSLO...

Yet another update with photos - News - OSLO 6-Metre N17 (http://www.oslo6mr.com/news.htm)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Another update on the Oslo restoration, she's...

Another update on the Oslo restoration, she's progressing well toward a mid-summer re-launch.

News - OSLO 6-Metre N17 (http://www.oslo6mr.com/news.htm)

Regards,

Chris
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Update on this loving but insane project - News -...

Update on this loving but insane project - News - OSLO 6-Metre N17 (http://www.oslo6mr.com/news.htm)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
A quick search of the registries identifies...

A quick search of the registries identifies Hornet as a 1928 Herreshoff 6-Metre, Sail US 39, whereabouts unknown. I could find no listed existing Herreshoff 6-metres in America, hence she would be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Hi Marty - The one in Puget sound is Oslo...

Hi Marty -

The one in Puget sound is Oslo II, the sister ship built by Anker in 1926, also for Prince Olav. It went on to win Cowes, later came over to America, and amazingly has remained in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-29-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Yes, she'll go back to Escanaba for 2011. We are...

Yes, she'll go back to Escanaba for 2011. We are considering bringing her over here for the European 6mR championships and 6mR Worlds in 2012 and 2013 respectively, but I have enough trouble...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-29-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Haguesail
Classic 6-Metre Restoration

After periodically searching online over the years for my grandfather’s favorite old sailboat, the Oslo, last Christmas I received a brief but moving e-mail from a stranger in Port Huron, MI: “Merry...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-30-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By Haguesail
Old Member Goes Online

I finally put together a website for the two boats we sail and race, a Baltic 37 "Brut" and a more recent addition, a Figaro Solo "Tigre". We use little Tigre for training and bashing around, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,537
Posted By Haguesail
Baltic 37 Brut - Update

I'm back. Just got my first silverware last weekend in the North Sea Race. San Juan2R -- it is indeed a joy to sail.

North Sea Race 2009 - Yachts and Yachting Online...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By Haguesail
I suggest you provide the make and year of the...

I suggest you provide the make and year of the motor, there may even be someone local on this board who has a spare or can point you to a good supplier.

Reminds me of once in college when I broke...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-27-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,537
Posted By Haguesail
Just to close out the thread, I ended up buying...

Just to close out the thread, I ended up buying the Baltic for a fair price and invested in a new teak deck and standing rigging, to go with many hours and a few boat bucks in other repairs and...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   05-25-2008
Replies: 318
Views: 36,154
Posted By Haguesail
1979 Baltic 37

1979 Baltic 37
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 62,148
Posted By Haguesail
Good to hear you are doing it yourself. It is a...

Good to hear you are doing it yourself. It is a rite of passage, and one of the xxx boat jobs. Make sure you wear the protective plastic suit and old clothes, even so this stuff will find a way to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,943
Posted By Haguesail
You'll get a range of viewpoints, and there are...

You'll get a range of viewpoints, and there are significant differences between center cockpit designs (search this, ybw, sailinganarchy, and ruising BBs).

I owned a Colvic Countess 33 that had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 30,582
Posted By Haguesail
Another option is to exchange for a rebuilt...

Another option is to exchange for a rebuilt engine of the same type, particularly if it is a common motor. I purchased a boat last year with a very tired MD11C and went through the same trade-off...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Haguesail
By way of update, the owner was confident his...

By way of update, the owner was confident his Baltic 37 had been improperly reported and ponied up for keel inspection and half the haul-out. I hired a certified surveyor I had used before, and he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Haguesail
Checking with Manufacturers

I have been looking at a 1983 Baltic 37, named Brut, in Muiden Netherlands and decided to get the hull number before the survey and ask Baltic for any information on it as well as any issues with...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-26-2007
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,127,999
Posted By Haguesail
Ijsselmeer, Netherlands

Ijsselmeer, Netherlands
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 4,537
Posted By Haguesail
Baltic 37

I am looking at a Baltic 37 that needs some TLC (and, um, a new teak deck) but appears fundamentally sound, will be having a survey early next week and would welcome any model or maker-specific...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-15-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,711
Posted By Haguesail
If ever in or approaching The Netherlands, try...

If ever in or approaching The Netherlands, try the weeronline.nl site.

Lots of weather data by time and location, and pretty good forecasting (though generally starting from a basis of 'Changeable...
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