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  1. intervention councelor(s) needed...

    Gear & Maintenance
    Thanks for taking the time to read, I appreciate it. I guess the beginning is a good start - but that makes for a long story. So, skipping ahead to the current epoch, I just joined sail net. Hi, my name is Douglas and I'm a sailor... This post is a plea for help and parts of it might fit...
  2. Bill Healy wooden boat

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I was hoping that someone can help me with some info on boat designer Bill Healy. I am looking at this beautiful boat that is 3/4" x1 1/2" clear fir strip plank, then cold molded ¼ “ plywood & fiber glassed inside and out. And yes I know it is wood but I figured should be strong as any other...
  3. Hi everyone

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    I am a big fan of your forum here, I have find many answers to my questions here. I was hoping that someone can help me with some info on boat designer Bill Healy. I am looking at this beautiful boat that is 3/4" x1 1/2" clear fir strip plank, then cold molded ¼ “ plywood & fiber glassed inside...
  4. Day 94, Happy Talk's reveal...

    Gear & Maintenance
    After 94 days, we rolled Kettenburg 50, hull number six, "Happy Talk" out of the tent. Once we found out the owner couldn't meet his timelines or the PT Festival, we slowed down and did a little more than freshen up her topside. I'll post some pics of the topside tomorrow evening. Here are...
  5. caulking hull planks on a Wooden Boat

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have the pleasure of working aboard a 77 foot wooden schooner. It appears that the sealing for the calking put in last spring is coming off. Does anyone have experience with this and a recommendation for a substance to top the oakem in a traditional wooden ship? Please respond with experise...
  6. Shipping a Wooden boat

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am shipping a wooden sail boat from San Diego to Annapolis. Does anyone have experience shipping a wooden boat? Can anyone recommend a reputable shipping company for this move?
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