SB18 on the water

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SB18 on the water

Post by Robert Olson » Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:31 pm

Hi all, it's been a long time since I added anything to this forum. I added a few new pictures to my Photo page, so if anyone is interested here is the link to the page. I don't have any pictures under sail and it maybe next year before I am able to take some.

https://picasaweb.google.com/rolson519/ ... tionPhotos#

The boat sails quite well and is very responsive.
The launching went very well. I had few adjustments to make that were very minor. The only real issue I have with the boat is when I retract the swing keel. I have a binding issue which will not allow the keel to retract fully. I will begin to resolve this issue when the weather goes south for the winter. In other words shortly! When I pull the boat on to the trailer, the slides right up into the keel box.

If there are any questions, I will do my best to answer.



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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by Cracker Larry » Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:34 pm

Beautiful :!:

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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by sitandfish » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:21 pm

Sitting on water she looks a lot bigger than I imagined. She looks powerful, too. Can't wait to see her under sail. Congratulations. 8)
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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by ks8 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 5:06 pm

Congratulations! Beautiful! :D 8)

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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by wegcagle » Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:08 pm

Amazing job. 8)

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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by topwater » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:18 am

She looks fast just sitting there 8)
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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by Stuff4Toys » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:19 pm

Nice photo journal, liked every pic and wish there were more. quick question, with all the exposed epoxy, what did you use for a UV inhibitor?

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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by Stuff » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:23 pm

WOW! That is a nice sail boat. By the way, what is its performance. :doh: The boat looks very fast.
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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by Stuff » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:28 pm

WOW! That is a nice sail boat. By the way, what is its performance. :doh: The boat looks very fast.
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Re: SB18 on the water

Post by wildbill » Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:37 pm

Who need's paint? Beautiful boat.

happy sailing

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