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  • dbaldnz
    Do you mean the Micro Navigator? If you cold mold her, you end up with an inferior home-made plywood! I have built 3 cold molded boats (2 of them one
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 29, 2003
      Do you mean the Micro Navigator?
      If you cold mold her, you end up with an inferior home-made plywood!
      I have built 3 cold molded boats (2 of them one catamaran), and love
      the construction, but only for round bilge designs.
      DonB

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, kris nordby <bonsii@m...> wrote:
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      > so i was looking online and it looks like the spartina, can be
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      > molded? and dose any one know if the (navigator) can be coldmolded
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      > On Wednesday, October 29, 2003, at 02:56 PM, Hugo Tyson wrote:
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      > > No the Spartina would be relatively easy to build compared to
      Haven
      > > 12-1/2.Someone with reasonable(Not expert!) boat building skills
      and
      > > the time should be able to build one complete in about 3
      > > months!.-Clinker Ply sides and a flat bottom and fairly easy
      sectional
      > > shapes.
      > >
      > > Jack &Lois <jalo@i...> wrote:Having built neither I'm not the
      > > authority here, but I suggest Spartina in more than just a
      little
      > > larger than Bobcat. An extra foot here or there can make a lot
      of
      > > difference. Some years ago Bolger pointed out to me that the
      Jochems
      > > Schooner, at only 2' longer and about 1.5' wider than
      Birdwatcher is
      > > in fact 4 times the size of Birdwatcher. I suspect Spartina is
      at
      > > least twice the size of Bobcat overall. These differences seem
      to
      > > become exponential in terms of material and costs. Spartina is
      a
      > > dazzlingly beautiful boat, but from my humble perspective,
      building
      > > one starts to move into the range of projects like Joel White's
      Haven
      > > 12.5. If more room for crew/companionship is the main issue, I
      > > recommend considering Gypsy, also tack and tape (or stitch and
      glue)
      > > like Bobcat. Not to mention a very elegant, high performance
      sail
      > > boat.Having said that, if you're up for it, build Spartina. In
      her
      > > small way she makes the world a more beautiful place to liv!
      > > e.
      > > Good luck.
      > >
      > > jeb
      > >
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