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 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: USCG Documentation

 Post subject: Re: USCG Documentation
Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:22 am 

Replies: 2
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SCAMP is way under the minimum size that the USCG will document - A documented vessel is one that is registered by the Federal Government through the U. S. Coast Guard, rather than titled and numbered by a state. Pleasure vessels of 5 net tons and over (26 feet in length and up) may be documented, a...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: returning triumphant!

 Post subject: Re: returning triumphant!
Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:34 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 76


Always fun to sail well!

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: How to tell how old your boat is

Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:19 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 74


Michel wrote:
My telltales are made out of mammoth hairs! :)


Ha! ;-)!

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: impressed with bronze against aluminum

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:37 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 61


Bronze and aluminum don't play well together. Safer using stainless (not perfect) or aluminum screws (depends on loads expected).

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Scamp Build in Kansas!

 Post subject: Re: Scamp Build in Kansas!
Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:40 pm 

Replies: 230
Views: 28221


[So with an offset centerboard to starboard and capsize to port would it not mean that all of weight associated with the centerboard is now on the the high side?[/quote] So little weight in the centerboard, just enough to keep it down and not float, that it doesn't do much for righting the boat ... ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: No more boatless!

 Post subject: Re: No more boatless!
Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:30 am 

Replies: 26
Views: 534


Michel wrote:
Is that boom angle so bad?... :|


Aft end lower than the gooseneck shows the leech is a mess. The huge bag I can see in the forward and lower half of the sail. It looks well blown out!

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: No more boatless!

 Post subject: Re: No more boatless!
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:20 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 534


Michel wrote:
I think so. There is still some life in them and I don't race! ;)


Not much life looking at the angle of the boom. Racing or not bad sails is like driving a Yugo that needs a tune-up, has bad shocks and firing only on two cylinders.

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: No more boatless!

 Post subject: Re: No more boatless!
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:59 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 534


Original sails Michael?

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Its Gone, Its Gone, Its Gone!!!!

Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:24 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 183


How the temperatures vary! In the high 40s here on the east coast of Vancouver Island, BC (I'm near Sidney in Tod Inlet). Been raining (much needed) and chilly for a couple of weeks. In these parts Mother Nature seems to have switched to Fall.. I'm wanting to start the wood stove bit I've no wood as...

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Camp Cover/Bimini/tent

 Post subject: Re: Camp Cover/Bimini/tent
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:29 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 449


I tried to reduced the size but it was still too large. The modern cellphone camera takes very large photos. For quick and simple size reduction on a PC I use PAINT and reduce the image percentage to 15% of original. On my phone, Android based, I used PHOTORESIZER. I notice now I typed incorrectly ...
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