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  1. Quick introduction

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi all: Just signed up for Sailnet and wanted to introduce myself. Present boat: Saoirse, a 23' catboat - Bill Garden design called Family Cat. I recently had a pilot house built added to make her more useful in the Pacific Northwest. The next step is to have a new sail built for her. I'm...
  2. Looking for my great grandfathers gaff rig

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I've been searching for my great grandfathers early 1900s gaff sailboat for awhile now. I already found his other boat, 1932 33ft Richardson Aft Cabin Cruiseabout he kept on Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, NY. The Original Name was Orphan owned by Leslie and his brother Hudson Wilson. Leslie was my...
  3. Bermuda to Gaff conversion on dinghy

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a 8' El Toro frakenboat. It is currently rigged with the typical Bermuda rig, the sail coming from a Sabot dinghy. The mainsail has a 10'-8" luff, and a 7'-2" foot. The sail is not perfectly triangular, so I estimate the sail area to be about 45 sqft. This is my boat to play around...
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