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Old 09-19-2016, 03:45 PM   #3701
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Was out very early yesterday morning exploring Casco Bay in the whaler and saw this aluminum gem.



That's the setting moon, not rising sun
My first impression was that it was Idlewild, the George Buehler design that cruised the world a number of years back. But a closer inspection reveals that this is a completely different vessel.

Idlewild Expedition
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Old 09-20-2016, 01:56 PM   #3702
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My first impression was that it was Idlewild, the George Buehler design that cruised the world a number of years back. But a closer inspection reveals that this is a completely different vessel.



Idlewild Expedition

It is a custom Lyman Morse.

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Old 09-20-2016, 03:14 PM   #3703
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I wonder how well they would work in low wind situations? It is one thing to vent a van driving down the highway at 50mph, but for a boat at anchor with 5 knots of wind?
I saw them spinning on top of vans, sitting at a red light... The real question is how much air is it pulling through the vent hole?

I would contact them and ask: Flettner Ventilator -*Eco-friendly wind powered roof ventilators

They have marine applications on their website.
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Old 09-20-2016, 04:25 PM   #3704
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That's a nice one
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:02 PM   #3705
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:23 PM   #3706
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I think it was built for the designer who at the time lived on one of the Islands in Maine
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Old 09-20-2016, 10:08 PM   #3707
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Just saw this on YW. 38' based on Tad Roberts Yellow Cedar Design .Sweet ride
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Yellow Cedar is one of my very favorite boats. Thanks for the picture Marty. Have only seen drawgs before. Look at the wake (or lack of same) to see how easily this one slides along. I think she has less power than Willy .. 28hp? Mark would easily call her a "slicer". Magic.
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The Memory 38 has a 52 HP Yanmar engine with 3.2:1 reduction turning a 20" x 19.5" three-bladed prop.
I've been drooling over this one since it was posted here. Looks like some lucky SOB is making a move. Sale pending.
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Old 09-20-2016, 10:22 PM   #3708
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I've a brother who lives in Thomaston...
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:50 PM   #3709
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Interesting boats

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When I get bored, I look around at boats. Healhustler knows this and he recently sent me this boat to needle me. If someone really wanted to go places in reasonable comfort and not spend huge money, this seems like a decent candidate. Even though it looks like a sailboat, to me it's more like a powerboat with sails on it. Decent pilothouse. Good room. Good engine. Good outside space (but no outside helm which is kind of strange). It has had a recent rigging refit.

Since I'm sitting here fantasizing, would any of you west coast folks want to help bring her back to the east coast? 😎
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Old 09-28-2016, 09:10 AM   #3710
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1959 36' Wahl Brothers "Full Moon"
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Old 10-03-2016, 03:05 PM   #3711
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Herman and Hellen - A closed/abandoned marina at end of Eight Mile road.

In San Francisco freshwater Delta (City of Stockton territory). Has become bone yard for old working/tourist boats.

Boat on outside of first pict is wood... many locations where rot has left gaping holes in upper hull. Steel boat on inside was decades ago a starring ocean tour attraction. Several CG tugs... etc... also present in close proximity. Sad to see good ol' boats die!!

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Old 10-03-2016, 03:25 PM   #3712
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Herman and Hellen - A closed/abandoned marina at end of Eight Mile road.

In San Francisco freshwater Delta (City of Stockton territory). Has become bone yard for old working/tourist boats.

Boat on outside of first pict is wood... many locations where rot has left gaping holes in upper hull. Steel boat on inside was decades ago a starring ocean tour attraction. Several CG tugs... etc... also present in close proximity. Sad to see good ol' boats die!!

Cheers! - Art
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Old 10-03-2016, 04:13 PM   #3713
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Vessel in front appears to be a WWII built Miki tug. Wood vessel astern is a former minesweeper, built in the mid 1950s. Inboard of the tug is former USCG Fir, built in 1939 and for sale here: 1939 Research/Adventure Vessel EX-LIGHTHOUSE TENDER, San Francisco Bay Delta California - boats.com
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Old 10-03-2016, 04:30 PM   #3714
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Marty,
That's a propper fish boat to be sure. Even the stove stack is propper and in the propper place. Where is the boat? I would think Fl would be a strange place for such a boat.
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Old 10-03-2016, 04:36 PM   #3715
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Vessel in front appears to be a WWII built Miki tug. Wood vessel astern is a former minesweeper, built in the mid 1950s. Inboard of the tug is former USCG Fir, built in 1939 and for sale here: 1939 Research/Adventure Vessel EX-LIGHTHOUSE TENDER, San Francisco Bay Delta California - boats.com
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Old 10-03-2016, 04:41 PM   #3716
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Can't get your link to pop up.

"Herman and Helen" yacht harbor was bustling activity decades ago. Activity slowed... Then it closed for a while. Tried to restart operations again some five or six years ago. Didn't last long before it closed down again. Now thw buildings, docks, fuel pumps etc are in fairly bad shape. Doubt it will open-up again.
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Old 10-05-2016, 05:38 PM   #3717
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Here's a long range cruiser that caught my eye. Used Custom Long Range Motor Cruiser for Sale | Boats For Sale | Yachthub
The vendor is reporting a range of 6000 nm.

It appears to be a very well thought out custom built boat.
Main engine is a John Deere 6068, with a Yanmar 3GM backup engine with folding prop in a separate watertight compartment.
Interesting bilge keel design.
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Old 10-09-2016, 12:00 AM   #3718
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Oddball aluminum semi-custom 40 footer, single 450 Cat, not finely finished interior but interesting.

2004 Pilgrim Progress Mark II 40 Power Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
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Old 10-09-2016, 03:07 AM   #3719
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Marty,
That's a propper fish boat to be sure. Even the stove stack is propper and in the propper place. Where is the boat? I would think Fl would be a strange place for such a boat.
Eric,
This boat is in BC for sale on CL .
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Old 10-11-2016, 12:16 AM   #3720
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Interesting way to kick start that boat building dream;

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