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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: 4168

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: 3319

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. http://www.dixdesign.com/radply.htm 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: 4826

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: 510

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...