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Old 07-03-2019, 11:08 AM   #1
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Cargile Cutter Cruisers, Have you seen these?

I was thumbing through some of my old saved emails and came across this WordPress blog about these Cargile Cutter Cruisers. I thought they were interesting enough to mention. It's kind of an oddball but very unique. I'm not sure I like the end result but do like the idea behind them.







https://cargilecutters.wordpress.com...argile-cutter/





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Old 07-03-2019, 01:06 PM   #2
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Found this forum post with the story about one of these crossing the Atlantic. Fascinating.



The Cutter 28 - a 70's version of Benjenbav's Steelaway
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Yes, but it has to be in the top 10 ugliest boats ever...
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Old 07-03-2019, 02:11 PM   #4
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Yes, but it has to be in the top 10 ugliest boats ever...
Only at certain angles.
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Some don’t know the difference tween ugly and unusual.

Seriously it’s a take off of small cruisers of the 20’s. Don’t remember what they called them ... raised deck cruisers? They almost all had the head in the fore peak. Was a very good layout for a small cruiser. Many of the boats here in the PNW that are called (now) Lake Union Dreamboats. I think the 26 Elco is such a design and we have one here on TF.

And of course they added the flybridge to see where they were going and to add a touch of modernness. It worked. They sold quite a few despite the ugliness or weirdness.
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I'd buy one in a heart beat if it was the right price... Remove the outdrive and put an outboard on a bracket (beefed up transom. Tour the interior lakes and rivers of the U.S. Half boat, half RV... I wouldn't care that its ugly as sin...
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thats the one boat I wouldn't "Bob Cofer"...meaning I'd leave the Flying bridge..
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Some donít know the difference tween ugly and unusual.

Seriously itís a take off of small cruisers of the 20ís. Donít remember what they called them ... raised deck cruisers? They almost all had the head in the fore peak. Was a very good layout for a small cruiser. Many of the boats here in the PNW that are called (now) Lake Union Dreamboats. I think the 26 Elco is such a design and we have one here on TF.

And of course they added the flybridge to see where they were going and to add a touch of modernness. It worked. They sold quite a few despite the ugliness or weirdness.
Maybe Lake Union cruisers? Raised decks fwd... Lake Union Dreamboats too.
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If you think the stock Cargile Cutter is ugly, take a look at this custom version.

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/197...utter-3519770/
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Found this forum post with the story about one of these crossing the Atlantic. Fascinating.



The Cutter 28 - a 70's version of Benjenbav's Steelaway
3 people, extra fuel tank in the salon, extra fuel in other place on the boat, 2 sea anchors, food, no water maker (?)

Sounds like they were desperate to come to the US where the streets are pave with pure gold.
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No. That's just back in the time when people weren't a bunch of wusses.

Unlike today when everyone is full of fear, doubt, and uncertainty.

Back when we celebrated unique accomplishments, instead of criticizing them.
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NS I hope you’re not criticizing LowNSlow’s link ...... it’s stunning.
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No. Not at all. I'm the type of guy that celebrates the human spirit.

You don't need a Nordhavn to cross oceans.
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Here's a guy who's going to attempt to cross the Atlantic in a 42 inch boat !!

https://littleboatproject.org/
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If you think the stock Cargile Cutter is ugly, take a look at this custom version.

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Wow! That is a work of art.

You wouldn't want to get waked while in the hot tub..
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Here's a guy who's going to attempt to cross the Atlantic in a 42 inch boat !!

https://littleboatproject.org/
Iím seasick just looking at it.
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I see why they redacted the faces of the people in the picture...
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Iím seasick just looking at it.

That's not seasick.. it's called being repulsed !


That one wins the "fugly boat of the year" award!


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I thought my first wife was ugly but this is really the worst looking boat I’ve seen, I may have nightmares tonight.
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