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by CLofchik
Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Fishing Kite ?!?!?
Replies: 26
Views: 3976

Heh, salmon fishing off the piers in Lake Ontario we used to use all sorts of contraptions to get baits 300m or more out. My personal favourite was a block of foam with a plastic sail on it (heh my first homebuilt mini-sailboat). One guy even had a little r/c boat that he'd stick his bait on the bac...
by CLofchik
Fri Jul 09, 2004 10:53 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Larger stitch and glue sailboat ....
Replies: 12
Views: 3189

If you're determined to build a bigger yacht out of ply, some of Dudley Dix's designs are pretty notable. Especially his "radius chine" Didi series. He seems to take over where Jaques leaves off so they're not really competitors :D And just to give you a peek of w...
by CLofchik
Wed Mar 31, 2004 6:03 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: R550
Replies: 21
Views: 4636

Vastringue, what were your reasons for using a traditional jig to build instead of a "basket mould"?
by CLofchik
Thu Dec 11, 2003 7:53 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Cruiseability VG23?
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Cruiseability VG23?

Howdy all......Okay here are my requirements: 1)I'm looking for a relatively easy boat to construct and sail on extended cruises, say 3-4 months with stops only at smaller out of the way places to top up freshwater and local fresh produce. 2)Sailing solo with occasional stints with 2nd crew (she wil...