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Old 09-25-2014, 11:41 PM   #821
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I don't want to be the first to label Eric with a sexist title however, I had to magnify that photo to the max. Would never had Eric not tickle an old man's fancy for a peek. The "What" boat is a dandy as well, but the "tiger in blue jeans" upshots the "What".
Thank you Eric, and wife is doing well? Just asking.
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Old 09-27-2014, 10:15 AM   #822
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Interesting boats from opposite ends of the speed spectrum.
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Old 09-28-2014, 11:19 PM   #823
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Just started home today after cutting my hand and look what was going under the Rainbow Bridge. The Katherine Jane. What a princess.
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Old 09-28-2014, 11:41 PM   #824
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Fantastic boat. One of Mr. Garden's best.

I like the "wet stack" exhaust on Katherine Jane.
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Old 09-28-2014, 11:41 PM   #825
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Sorry about the hand Eric. I'd bet we all agree when a boat that looks right is right. Your example here fits that concept. And that she is underway is a plus!! Here we sit typing. AMJ
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Old 09-29-2014, 05:15 AM   #826
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A couple of local boats that are good distance cruisers.
One is a South African design build the other Queensland.
Both glass.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:22 AM   #827
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Nice boats Ben.

The 1st one looks a bit like a Willard 40 PH.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:53 AM   #828
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Check out Kumbaya for sale on yachtworld .I'm not sure how to post from YW . There are several pics . It's a 58' home built canal boat . It came thru our marina last year . It's interesting to say the least .
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Old 09-29-2014, 12:08 PM   #829
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Ben: That 2nd and 3rd photo show a paravane design with no visible triangulation in the middle of the mast rig, and no center mast, I wondered if this might work, given the stresses. I sketched a simular rig for my own boat, but I figured the material would have to be extra heavy to stand the gussets and/or wire reinforcements. Do you know the boat and the material he used?
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Old 09-29-2014, 12:10 PM   #830
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Just started home today after cutting my hand and look what was going under the Rainbow Bridge. The Katherine Jane. What a princess.
Eric , that one is sweeeeet . If I ever get out your way I don't think I would ever come back .
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Old 09-29-2014, 12:16 PM   #831
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Gee, Larry... I sure am glad you don't make Don's boat get ps'ed into forward leaning windows; nudge, nudge. Or mine for that matter, nudge, nudge, nudge! LOL
Art: I'm in Miami, away from my computer, but when I get back, I'll check the archives foe a wannabe Tolly. I already mutilated Don's boat on another thread.
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Old 09-29-2014, 12:55 PM   #832
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Check out Kumbaya for sale on yachtworld .I'm not sure how to post from YW . There are several pics . It's a 58' home built canal boat . It came thru our marina last year . It's interesting to say the least .

Pack Mule,

Care to speculate what this cost to build? $1 million?

Would be interested in how she performs on the Delta.
That 2' Draft would really come in handy, but would likely roll a bit with the tides and wind.
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Old 09-29-2014, 03:07 PM   #833
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As for the Interesting Boats category, I submit a gorgeous Thompson44 I was privileged to tour. Lily Maria's owners are super -- Jean gave me a full tour, including the engine room. And it's a keeper for certain.



I wrote an article about her, with lots more photos. Janice142 article Life onboard Lily Maria (Thompson44 M/V)

Honest to goodness though, it's the engine room that had me envious. Colin has made it so simple, straightforward, and well, take a look for yourself. I'm impressed.

And Jean and Colin are both genuinely nice folks.
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Old 09-29-2014, 09:09 PM   #834
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Great write-up on the 44 Thompson, Janice. It's good to see that someone took care of one of these examples. The only others I've seen were pretty rough.
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This is a replica of one of the Columbus ships, the "Pinta". It had to take huge cojones to set sail across the ocean in such a small ship with nothing more than faith that there was land on the other side. The ship in the background is a replica of the "Nina" which was even smaller.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:08 PM   #837
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They sure get around, a couple or three years ago they were visiting Houma, Louisiana, about 2 miles from where I keep my boat. They were at the Downtown City Marina docks just off the Intracoastal Waterway for a few days. I brought my grandaughter and a classmate of her's to tour them. They were amazingly small. I did see some Raymarine nav gear onboard.
Tom, Loafs and Fishes is loking great!
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:26 PM   #838
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Why on earth are they black????
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:48 PM   #839
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Art: I'm in Miami, away from my computer, but when I get back, I'll check the archives foe a wannabe Tolly. I already mutilated Don's boat on another thread.
OH NO Uncle Bill! What have I started now!?!
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Pine tar and/or linseed oil would be my guess.

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