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Old 03-02-2014, 00:08   #241
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Re: What's Your Dream Boat ?

Originally Posted by Seawindii View Post
This little aero rig schooner works for me.

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So you made an offer on it?
Damstra 61 for sale

nice move!

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Old 03-02-2014, 00:39   #242
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Re: What's Your Dream Boat ?

For a long-distance, long-legged cruising boat, Holman & Pye designed Oyster 68 from the '90's:

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with a carbon rig and a really nice suit of sails.

For a performance boat, a Gunboat 55. With no unnecessary weight inside, no generator, no washing machine, and with baggage strictly limited to 22 kilos per person like on an airplane (which is kind of what this craft is ).

For pottering around tidal estuaries in the English Channel, a bilge-keel or swing-keel boat, not too big, like one of the Moodys from the '90's, or a Southerly, or maybe an Ovni.

While we're fantasizing -- how about all three?

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Old 03-02-2014, 19:24   #243
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Re: What's Your Dream Boat ?

I just found this blog today of a build of a Lyle Hess 34. This guy is doing a wonderful job putting this one together. Hard not to fall in love with it.

Building a 34 ft Lyle Hess Falmouth Cutter: Building a Lyle Hess 34' Falmouth Cutter

Daniel - Rhapsody Blog,
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:46   #244
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Re: What's Your Dream Boat ?

Very pretty

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