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Old 17-05-2021, 08:09   #76
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Re: Unofficial ugly sailboat thread

Well it does have a full size fridge.
That’s about the best thing I can say about it.
“Ugly” doesn’t go far enough.
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It is my theory that many of these boats are not actually "floating" so much as the water is simply rejecting them.
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Old 17-05-2021, 09:24   #78
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I'm surprised... 5 pages in and still no mentions of a MacGregor?
FWIW, I like the looks of the old Great Lakes fishing boats. When I was a kid, I would spend hours looking at them in the Tobermory Harbour.

Hmm, yes, what took you so long to bring it up?


From the photos, it looks like lots of those Great Lakes boats have traditional lobster boat hulls and they simply added living space up above the hulls.


There are many strange boats anchored at Brentwood Bay, BC, near Butchart Gardens. I tried to NOT take pictures of them!


One of a few I did:
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Old 17-05-2021, 10:29   #79
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I agree with you but the problem is if you want to to sell it it is probably unsaleable....
Unsaleable?
How about unsailable?
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Old 17-05-2021, 11:45   #80
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I don't post often, but I read a lot (and learn a lot from you folks--thank you for that). Had to break silence today, though, because this thread was just the diversion I needed today!

I have a special affinity for those cobbled-together, heavily-modded works of... art? They're odd and wonderful, and they were a labor of love to the people who created them. Seeing the pictures of the... choices... people made put a huge grin on my face. It's a different kind of ingenuity.

I love a beautiful boat as much as any of us do... but... viva la weird.
Great post!

Why be normal when I can be me!
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It is my theory that many of these boats are not actually "floating" so much as the water is simply rejecting them.
VERY clever!
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Old 17-05-2021, 13:47   #82
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That is truly an "A" class POS, from an overrated industrial designer who believes he can design boats...
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When I saw this boat listed a fee months ago I nearly went blind!

I’d like to add this one to the list.
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Ok, I'm not a huge poster, but I saw something that is just simply wrong. I was browsing the US west coast for that 'next sailboat' ... and came across a post on Craigslist. It's a Roberts design... but it just looks so *ugly*.

So as therapy, I'm sharing the link... just in case you thought it was photoshopped.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/boa...319081489.html

I'll post the pics in a moment... but other feel free to join in on the cheap 'therapy' when you seem something that is just 'wrong'.
You are right..it's hideous
Yes the owner of this contraption might very well like it, however, it's still hideous.
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The derelict McDonalds boat
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that chainplate is an indication that the boat isn't finished yet.
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re. that steel hulled sailboat on the first page,...I kinda like it. exudes strength
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not sure these qualify as sailboats. But I'm pretty sure I know that guy driving the picnic table
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