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Old 10-05-2012, 10:37   #46
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Re: Steel Boats

It's sabredancing

It's at the bottom of his post.

I've met SabreKai in real life. We speak the same language when it comes to a preference for steel and he's taken on a bigger renovation than I have. I considered buying his boat when I was only looking at the outside.

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Old 12-05-2012, 17:00   #47
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Re: Steel Boats

Thanks Marc!

Marc and I are pretty close as far as locale goes, so I've been down to see Alchemy. Marc, You gotta get some time this summer and come have a boo. Although I gotta say, the blog is pretty good at explaining the joy of gutting a 38 foot boat. At least I'm done gutting for now and moving back into fixing things. I expect to be launching soon with a gutted cabin but I'll be afloat again.

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Old 05-08-2012, 18:48   #48
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Many years ago we were sailing back from bermuda heading to Norfolk. We were in a Nor easter that swept a large "propane" tank like object that was about 40 ft in length off of a Navy ship. We hit it at night, it rose up and came across the deck taking out stantions along the way. Oh yea we were on a 43 ft steel ketch doing about 7 knots. In November!! Still here to talk about it!! Presently doing a major refit on the boat because I cant give her up.

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