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Old 01-09-2013, 10:23 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Chuck Gould View Post

She's gets slightly damp on the foredeck in the typical short chop we have here abouts- she could have used a bit more flare close to the stem. However, she is a champion in a beam sea and behaves nicely with a following sea almost anywhere except dead astern.

She's a pilothouse design, with a generously proportioned single stateroom and single head forward. As far as we're concerned, that's an ideal layout. The perfect boat (for us) drinks six, feeds four, and sleeps two.
You're preaching to this choir!

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Old 01-09-2013, 11:36 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by HopCar View Post
Chuck, What's that thing hanging off the swim platform? Some sort of davit?
That's a Roskelley Olsson davit. They are popular in the Pacific NW, and have been sold around the country as well. It is essentially a frame, hinged at the bottom, from which a dinghy hangs off the stern. It is raised and lowered by an electric winch that is mounted to the davit and is cabled to the transom.

The photo was taken on a mooring buoy off Clark Island, (one of the Washington State Parks), and the davit is down because we are off in the dinghy.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:47 PM   #23
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I knew it was a single as well. It hasn't sunk yet...(Single vs Twin thread...)-
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