Small Sailboat Adventures

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by Manie B, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    This is a leak that sprung at the deck mounted mast step. Turn your computer to make the leak vertical, and that is how much my boat was heeling. I had a tiny storm jib and four reefs down.
     

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  2. Steveca4
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    Location: Ste Anne, Manitoba, Canada

    Steveca4 Junior Member

    Hi Manie B
    I'm coming very late to this thread. I just created an account for the sole, at least initially, purpose of seeing what is happening with micro-cruisers. Please keep in mind that I'm not yet a sailor however the concept of having, possibly building a coastal micro-cruiser is very enticing. I've build a few types of watercraft using several methods so for.

    With my retirement on the horizon (1-2yrs) I have time to learn to sail and to build a boat. I may build something like a PDRacer now to help with learning to sail but then a micro-cruiser seems like a logical step for someone who likes to build things.
    The thread started back in 2006 so I'm curious to know what micro cruiser build you'd suggest now.

    thanks
    Steve
    Ste Anne, MB, Canada
     
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