Weird boatbuilding materials

Discussion in 'Materials' started by gonzo, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. fcfc
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  2. gonzo
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    How about the coconut barge Papillon escaped Devil's Island on?
     
  3. pamarine
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    pamarine Marine Electrician

    Cardboard and Duct Tape. Build em every year around july.
     
  4. TeddyDiver
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    Thanks... thats the one I was actually googling for when pumped to the previous ones. Wonder thou if that could be done with a flush deck ;)
     
  5. Tiny Turnip
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    a ship of gold, just sailed through the eye of a needle.

    google Willard Wigan
     
  6. Herman
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    alcan is sponsoring one out of pet bottles.

    how about thor heyerdahl?
     
  7. dskira

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    The Irish Curragh made of leather since the 6th century.
    Cheers
    Daniel
     
  8. wardd
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    icecreat
     
  9. gonzo
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    Ice and sawdust. It is amazing as a structural material
     

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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Only the Brits would come up with something like "Coldcrete".
     
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