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  1. Hi Joe, I hope you managed to splash the Goat...

    Hi Joe, I hope you managed to splash the Goat some time in the past year. The pictures look great! My boat's knees don't necessarily match the camber of the gunwales, but it looks fine and is plenty...
  2. How about starting from a Wayfarer?

    I know I am late to the party, but this thread could be microtargeted at me. I currently sail a GIS and love it except that I want to do more cruising in San Francisco Bay, an area where there are...
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    The boat survived years of sitting with pretty...

    The boat survived years of sitting with pretty minimal damage. The varnish and epoxy coating on the transom was mostly ruined by exposure, but that's easily addressed. The most significant damage...
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    Thanks, guys! I have the replacement plans now,...

    Thanks, guys! I have the replacement plans now, and am really looking forward to sailing the Goat again!
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    Replacement GIS build instructions

    Hi folks!

    Seven years ago I purchased plans for the Goat Island Skiff and I actually built the dang thing (named it Goats Have No Manners). Eventually, I had to give the boat to a friend because I...
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    Looking good there!

    Looking good there!
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    Nice! Keep it up!

    Nice! Keep it up!
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    Quick Canoe sailing hack

    Hi folks!

    I'm getting going on a project to build a sailing canoe based on the Quick Canoe design. I'm intending this to be a beater boat that I can produce quickly and cheaply, then sail until it...
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    Love the fish pic! (Except for the Red Sox cap) ...

    Love the fish pic! (Except for the Red Sox cap)

    Congratulations!
    -W
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    Pretty cool, Andy. I see you're confident enough...

    Pretty cool, Andy. I see you're confident enough to sail in jeans and street shoes.

    And thanks for the reminder, during the frustratingly slow late stages of my build, of what this is really all...
  11. Dimensions to build?

    I've recently bought the douglas fir for my mast and there's going to be enough left over to build box spars. What is the current consensus on a design for a fir box yard and boom?
    -W
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    When we say glue on this forum, we're typically...

    When we say glue on this forum, we're typically talking about epoxy+filler, where filler is either wood flour or silica dust.

    You can get either one from Duckworks: wood flour or silica dust

    If...
  13. Thread: GIS lumber

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    I had a bunch of 19mm cedar, so I cut it into...

    I had a bunch of 19mm cedar, so I cut it into 19x25mm strips to build up the centerboard and rudder to the called-for dimensions. It requires more epoxy to glue up the blank but there's no other...
  14. That's out very own warmbeer - Check page 3 of...

    That's out very own warmbeer - Check page 3 of the sailmaking thread!
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    All, How much of what's discussed here and in...

    All,
    How much of what's discussed here and in the Lugs'l chronicles is relevant to constructing the basic Sailrite kit? Does the kit come pre-cut and ready to sew?

    Can anyone comment on the...
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