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  1. What are the Toyota of 30-40' bluewater sailboats?

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I mean in terms of ease of maintenance, access to components, thoughtful design, durability, build quality, upgradeability. Maybe a better way to ask, what are the boats that type that y'all recommend NOT buying, because of higher than average maintenance requirements and costs?
  2. Gib Sea 37 - 1986 rudder specs

    Other Brands
    Hi, I'm trying to replace a missing rudder on a Gib Sea 37. All I have is the upper 12" and the post. Does anyone have the drawings for this boat or any sort of pictures/specs that can help me fabricate or design a new one.
  3. bilge pump system with mulitple bukheads???

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi there, I'm a brand new member here, although I have been reading threads for quite some time, info here has proved invaluable...what a resource! My question for debate is as follows.. I am trying to design a bilge pump system for a 42' Zulu, rebuilt recently, that has 3 watertight bulkheads...
  4. Help Me ID This Sailboat Please. Thanks.

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am very interested in buying this Sailboat to restore. The seller believes this is a 25' Luger. My findings are that Luger didn't offer a 25' sailboat. Luger did offer a 26' Tradewinds, it doesn't look like this sailboat. Also, Luger didn't offer a Fin Keel, only swing keels. Can someone...
  5. Distinctive lines of paint and figures on bow

    Seamanship & Navigation
    Hi folks, I've noticed some builders put a stylized figure in the forward end of the line of paint on the hull just under the gunwale. For example, Hinckleys have a line of paint on each side of the hull, with a short break in the line near the bow, and then "wings" at the bow. Tartans have a...
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