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by terrulian
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 17
Views: 90

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

There are a lot of things to be said for being consistent in terminology on one ship. The problem arises when we change ships and misunderstand an order. In general, you use whatever terminology the captain uses, and if a new captain says something another way, you fall in line--rather than, for exa...
by terrulian
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 17
Views: 90

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

Jaysen: It's well within the tradition of maritime activity to argue about such things, even among the experts, often heatedly. Here's an example: Is one winding of a coil of line a “fake” or “flake”? Do you “fake it out” or “flake it out?” The historical sources, like Falconer and Smyth, commonly p...
by terrulian
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 17
Views: 90

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

I have spent quite a bit of time writing about the meaning of sailing terms. I will not bother to even begin to repeat them here, but certainly their most important function is to enable one to lord it over land lubbers, a very fine pastime. I will permit myself to indulge in the rope/line controver...
by terrulian
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: CS 25 article in Duckworks Magazine.
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: CS 25 article in Duckworks Magazine.

Somehow I'm just catching up on these.
You built a very beautiful boat but honestly, I thought I might like the building more than doing things with the boat so I can relate. But I've figured out some good adventures.
by terrulian
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Curacao CS 25
Replies: 2450
Views: 208942

Re: Curacao CS 25

Weird, I just found this: terrulian wrote: ↑Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:29 am Hey, Peter, on another note: A stainless Bruce? Bruce doesn't make them, do they...(of course Bruce is gone now, but)? In any case, sweet! Not sure I understand :? Didn't I see a picture of your boat with a stainless steel Bruce an...
by terrulian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Hurricane help!!
Replies: 77
Views: 1567

Re: Hurricane help!!

I just donated here: https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-michael-donations.html/?cid=fy19hurmichael&med=cpc&source=google&scode=rsg00000e017&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjLuZmt6J3gIVksVkCh2ICQu5EAAYASAAEgI1tPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds&dclid=CJ3gwZveid4CFc-bZAodUp0PKQ Some day we'll have an earthquake out here an...
by terrulian
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: D5 questions
Replies: 11
Views: 231

Re: D5 questions

What use do you mean to indicate by "rescue"?
by terrulian
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: D5-tiller
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: D5-tiller

Yes. In a sailboat the tiller is normally attached with one bolt so it can be lifted for moving across the boat. You want that.
by terrulian
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: GV10 Sept 2018 “Offcuts" Splashed
Replies: 20
Views: 574

Re: GV10 "Offcuts" Splashed

Beautiful work and great shots. Hard to believe that's a 10-ft. boat.
by terrulian
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1011
Views: 51623

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Karl, perhaps a rolling hitch or better is a Prusik knot. Use fairly light line, say 5 mil which will easily be strong enough. You shouldn't have to drill a hole.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFHxQ5fiUvI