45 ft part built tri on craigslist Mass.

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  1. BlueBell
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    BlueBell Ahhhhh...

    Two slips means you can cross-tie!
    Nice. Expensive, but nice.
    How much space is left on either side, 1/2 a meter?
     
  2. Angélique
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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    Guess he has pictures by now of the works making her ready for the transfer to Maine, plus moving her to the water, maybe he's motoring her to the Cousins River just east of Yarmouth right now.

    Wish you well Birdsey, please send a progress report and an update about the Liahona for sale there . . :)
     
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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    A standard Woods Skoota 32 as per plans has a beam over all of 4.85 m (15' 11")

    ‘‘ The beam is kept under 5m so it is feasible to take it from N Europe through the French Canals to the Mediterranean. ’’
     
  4. BlueBell
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    BlueBell Ahhhhh...

    Ya, FallGuy already mentioned the beam at 5m.
    How wide is his double slip is what I was asking.
    I'm curious what his clearance is on either side...
     
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    2 × 5 m
     
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    Ah, my bad... ‘‘ But I gotta rent two slips at 5m beam ’’ I first thought this was about the slips, but I now understand the 5 m is about the cat, sorry . . . :(

    P.S. - I guess/hope Fallguy will answer the original question . . :)
     
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    Here's some good tie up plans from a badly stricken hurricane hiding hole . . :eek:
     
  8. fallguy
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    I don't know the slip width, just that the slips are two boat slips and over a certain beam they require you rent both. But Jeff Ilse's Meadowhawk is , a Woods Romany is 20' wide and he is there. My boat is really a fishing cruiser.

    I suppose the danger for me might be someone thinking they can squeeze in..but they would have to untie her.

    I built the Skoota 32 demountable version and the beam is 16' 6". I have no concerns about Europe. I had a 56' sailboat mast cut in 5m sections for the crossbeams and then decided to cut 4" off the longest and center to center of 12' 6". The hulls are technically a tad under 4' wide, but close enough. It is a good sized rig. Here is a shot from the port transom looking for'd to starboard. You can see the aft and forward beams...still to build the middle beam area-it was reenginered a bit, we plan the sleeve the port hull through end in a deep hole in the starboard side. The doors will be built by Bomon.

    Cabin work to start in March.

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  9. Angélique
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    The cross beams from a mast and the whole build looks good, godspeed on the completion, that's gonna be a very nice boat . . :)

    Didn't know about the demountable version of the Skoota 32, thanks for the info !

    It's the old locks in the canals especially in France* that limit the boat size there.

    * Locks minimum sizes by a 1879 law: L 39 m (128') × B 5.2 m (17.1') × D 2.2 m (7.2')

    So the to 5.03 m (16' 6") beam widened Skoota would give a tight lock fit with 8.5 cm (3.3") space on each side if you ever change your mind about going to France. ;)

    Below a 5.08 m (16' 8") beam barge entering a lock in the Canal des Ardennes, which has 44 locks of which 27 over a distance of 9 km (5.6 miles).

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  10. Angélique
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    I've just came across this video that shows that a beam up to 5.08 m (16' 8") is doing fine in the old canals in France...

    MS Traveler (Dutch link) - French talk in the video . . .


    The thread is drifting a bit, I hope it'll get back on track when we get an update from Birdsey about the Liahona tri from MA he's working on . . :)
     
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    Saw there are some threads by Birdsey about the topic boat on the Cruisers & Sailing Forums

    - Roger Simpson Trimaran, Liahona. Looking for inforation on the designer and the model
    - Where and how to haul a 31' beam trimaran for maintenance

    - Starting 75 HP Yanmar Turbo Diesel after 18 years in storage
     
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