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Search: Posts Made By: CaptGriffiths
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Duckboards

I would agree to that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 9,603
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Basically it's better to have some small...

Basically it's better to have some small important parts of the boat carefully and beautifully varnished and let the rest of it go bare. (within the time limit that people are prepared to spend on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,555
Posted By CaptGriffiths
mahogany grates

With due respect, it is my opinion that a cockpit grate needs to have good traction and whatever you seal it with it is inclined to be slippery. It is better to have the wood bare and only teak will...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-18-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,278
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Different Boats

I often get passersby commenting on my 1903 ketch Rosalind. One certainly meets interesting people in this way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 9,603
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Teak has become staggeringly expensive. To cover...

Teak has become staggeringly expensive. To cover it over with something that resembles Mississippi Mud and at this point Cetol will probably want to sue me. a teak deck should be left bare and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,555
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Either have a teak grating or don't have a...

Either have a teak grating or don't have a grating. Mahogany during Victorian times, was for furniture below decks. It is NOT suitable for grating. It will go black and it will rot. Don't do it....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Go with what has worked for the last several...

Go with what has worked for the last several hundred years..to keep them as they are. In bad weather, there's nothing more secure than traditional "duck boards", (drop boards). Do not use hinges.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Paint does not go soft. Only wood does. ...

Paint does not go soft. Only wood does.
Assuming it is really dry, I would fill it with mass epoxy with the flight sanding fairing filler mixed into the epoxy.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-13-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Good luck with your new project. Bring your...

Good luck with your new project. Bring your questions on! Regards, Capt Griffiths
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Greetings from Oxford, Md. I'm new here to but...

Greetings from Oxford, Md. I'm new here to but rather enjoying meeting new people. Capt Griffiths
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-11-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Images of Rosalind

Here are a few photos of Rosalind.5641

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Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-11-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By CaptGriffiths
The name of the boat is Rosalind. Built for...

The name of the boat is Rosalind. Built for fishing St. Ives, England 1903. 40 ft on deck and 22 tons. I have owned her since 1959. She is now a gaff ketch kept in Oxford Boatyard, Md. Chesapeake...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2010
Replies: 164
Views: 17,241
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Good for you Tigress. None of my wives would...

Good for you Tigress. None of my wives would have done what you are doing!
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-08-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Go very very carefully.

Go very very carefully.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-08-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By CaptGriffiths
An introduction

Needs doing every thirty years. I'll be sending photographs shortly. Regards,
CG
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-07-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By CaptGriffiths
Greetings.

Greetings from Oxford, Md. I look forward to getting to know more about the people in this forum. Currently I am occupied with caulking my rather leaky decks on my 1903 wooden boat. It's time to...
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