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Old 10-10-2018, 07:55 AM   #1
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Project Trawler in Rome

My wife and I were in Rome last week and I spotted this vessel just below the Ponte Vitorrio Emanuele II bridge. I was struck by the resemblance to my last boat, a 44 ferro-cement trawler.

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Old 10-10-2018, 09:25 AM   #2
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There's one in the woods here in Eastern PA, leaning up against a tree.....
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:06 AM   #3
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How big is the tree? Good chance the boat was there first
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Old 10-11-2018, 09:38 AM   #4
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That looks like ferro.
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:40 PM   #5
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Def Ferro...one shot shows the metal..
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Old 10-11-2018, 06:42 PM   #6
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Looks a bit like my Willard too.
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Old 10-13-2018, 10:50 PM   #7
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Refugio: Your appreciation for ALL boats is very strong. Lol.
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Old 10-14-2018, 01:14 AM   #8
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How big is the tree? Good chance the boat was there first
You have a point..... there was an article in the local paper about this "nut" building a "concrete" boat in the local rag in the mid 70's.......
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Old 10-14-2018, 03:27 AM   #9
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Oscar, fancy a Birchwood 33' single engine cabin cruiser in the South of France ?
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No no no no no no no........
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Old 10-14-2018, 10:24 AM   #11
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Old 10-14-2018, 01:56 PM   #12
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Good luck in your hunt for a new boat.
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Thanks.... we've got it down to a few models. A little more time in the salt mines and I can retire and get to my money....
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:50 PM   #13
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Depending on your planning you may find that 'less is more' and you don't need to toil at the salt mine as long as you think.
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