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Old 02-04-2015, 01:30 AM   #1
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97 ft Dashew pulls into my marina

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Just thought I would share the Dashew photo I took when the newly launched 97ft Dashew pulled into my marina at Mooloolaba, Queensland. Named Iceberg, she is an awesome boat. She had literally just sailed in from New Zealand and beat a Cyclone by a day or two. I asked what conditions the delivery crew had tested her in and he nonchalantly replied 60knots. She is capable of whatever comes her way it seems.

Certainly an impressive vessel.
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Old 02-04-2015, 05:08 AM   #2
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97 ft Dashew pulls into my marina

Which marina? I'll be in Mooloolaba this weekend so may have a look!
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Old 02-04-2015, 09:45 AM   #3
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"She is capable of whatever comes her way it seems."

Most 97' boats are that are considered seaworthy. I stayed the night in western Canada w a Dashew right near so it seems ther'e getting more numerous. They will always be an oddity as they are a very focused design.
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Old 02-04-2015, 10:00 AM   #4
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They will always be an oddity as they are a very focused design.
Only an oddity if one chooses to ignore the knowledge, looking at far horizons, net worth and experience of their target buyers.

Why some on TF even make fun of Dashew because he chooses to have a home in AZ. Sure is nice in Carefree today. The Patriots agree too.
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Old 02-04-2015, 04:56 PM   #5
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I have no personal experience with the Dashew long and skinnies but it looks to me to be a trend in ocean crossing motor vessels the usual play ground of the trawler. I do remember when I got my first aluminum spade anchor from Tunisia what is now many years ago so many nay Sayers were about. Now it seems many of them sport Ronckas and mansons ultras and other variations of the poo pooed spade. I have a hunch the designers and builders of the long and skinny know what they are doing its just not traditional.
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The boat has a 7.5m beam. There is ample room on her amd her design being a little more upright in parts gives a lot of space. With a 13knot cruise and 30 litres per hour, she is impressive.
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The boat has a 7.5m beam. There is ample room on her amd her design being a little more upright in parts gives a lot of space. With a 13knot cruise and 30 litres per hour, she is impressive.
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A slightly simpler version with a bit less to fix and maintain and they would be perfect. Hopefully companies like Artnautica can fill in the gaps.
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My first ship right out of Navy boot camp was a radar picket destroyer that maintained a station out off Newfoundland as a part of the DEW line. Five mile circle at 5 knots in the dead of Winter for 30 DAYS. The saying I remember was "it's not the size of the ship, it's the motion of the ocean". This proved to be true later on when we escorted an aircraft carrier and watched seas go over the bow of the carrier.
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Only an oddity if one chooses to ignore the knowledge, looking at far horizons, net worth and experience of their target buyers.

Why some on TF even make fun of Dashew because he chooses to have a home in AZ. Sure is nice in Carefree today. The Patriots agree too.
Oh the Tucson guy who loves the sea so much he lives in the desert.

One can live whatever they want. But I'd you tell people of your passion, then living on the desert indicates to me it's more of an intellectual exercise.

Not the same thing.
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Oh the Tucson guy who loves the sea so much he lives in the desert.

One can live whatever they want. But I'd you tell people of your passion, then living on the desert indicates to me it's more of an intellectual exercise.

Not the same thing.

You may want to look up Dashew's history and family background involving the sea. Pretty interesting whether one likes his boats or not. Give me a call sometime and we can chat about desert living and why we are (or are not) here.
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Tom, or probably more appropriately "sunchaser",

The desert sounds somewhat good now on the cusp of Jan/Feb in western Wash listening to the rain but I'll ask you what my dear and intellectual cousin asked me when I moved to Alaska.
"But Eric what do you dooooooo"
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Tom, or probably more appropriately "sunchaser",

The desert sounds somewhat good now on the cusp of Jan/Feb in western Wash listening to the rain but I'll ask you what my dear and intellectual cousin asked me when I moved to Alaska.
"But Eric what do you dooooooo"

We plan on being in Thorne Bay area in late May. What a great place, even for those of us who are intellectually challenged.
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My first ship right out of Navy boot camp was a radar picket destroyer that maintained a station out off Newfoundland as a part of the DEW line. Five mile circle at 5 knots in the dead of Winter for 30 DAYS. The saying I remember was "it's not the size of the ship, it's the motion of the ocean". This proved to be true later on when we escorted an aircraft carrier and watched seas go over the bow of the carrier.
I spent a little time on Bravo station on a DE radar weather picket late 1960s. We flew the CG flag on a borrowed Navy vessel.
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Having been in some pretty darn chopped-up Atlantic conditions wherein big, close duration swells had caps blown off their tops by high winds. Seems to me that this baby would wreak havoc in those conditions for all that glass as it sliced into waves?? That's how I see it at the moment. Interesting design, economical to operate boat though. I'd love to be aboard in some real sea conditions. Maybe its so buoyant in its prow that it would rise over the chopped swell rather than slice through. However, at 90' + length that could pose its own set of problems in close duration waves.

Any video of a Dashew in rough seas?

http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/a...1&d=1423031381
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Having been in some pretty darn chopped-up Atlantic conditions wherein big, close duration swells had caps blown off their tops by high winds. Seems to me that this baby would wreak havoc in those conditions for all that glass as it sliced into waves?? That's how I see it at the moment. Interesting design, economical to operate boat though. I'd love to be aboard in some real sea conditions. Maybe its so buoyant in its prow that it would vise over the chopped swell rather than slice through. However, at 90' + length that could pose its own set of problems in close duration waves.

Any video of a Dashew in rough seas?

http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/a...1&d=1423031381
Hours of video are readily available on Dashew's website, taken by owners as well as builder for all sorts of weather conditions and general cruising. With a Dashew FPB, the ability to outrun the known weather makes it unlikely you'd face the conditions a picket duty Navy vessel sees.

The 97 shown above is designed for a capsize with appropriate window glass thickness, bilge hatch fixtures, drawer locks and vent shutters. Again, the website has considerable detail. You could spend days on the website, going through details for design, specs and build steps of the various models - 4 to date.

I have been to the build facilities in NZ. It and its employees and engineers are as one would expect, pros.
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