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Re: [bolger] Re: Sir Joseph Banks

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  • harryjak
    Doug Why all the worry about holding tanks? Most cruisers don t make it that big a deal. Composting toilets seem to work well with small crews. HJ Back late
    Message 1 of 21 , Feb 10, 2013
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      Doug

      Why all the worry about holding tanks? Most cruisers don't make it that big a deal.
      Composting toilets seem to work well with small crews.

      HJ

      Back late last winder I posted looking for a live aboard barge to cruise
      > the rivers and bays and to live aboard. I was thinking a wide sharpie
      > kind of hull. This boat seems to kind of fit that bill. I would want
      > some sail with leebords or some kind of lateral stability. Maybe a
      > little wider? I'd like a some sheer to the hull and cabin top as
      > well. A diesel engine, two dingies one to carry a good sized holding
      > tank to be pumped into when at anchor. A good sized coal or wood stove.
      > A large halding tank in case we can't pump into the holding dingy.. A
      > really big windlass forward and one aft to anchore close to shore in
      > narrow rivers. I think she would suit nicely Doug
      >
      >
      > On 02/10/2013 10:25 AM, sirdarnell wrote:
      >>
      >> If you've won the lottery make her out of copper-nickel (90/10).
      >> Slight increase in weight and strength, with same scantlings, but no
      >> corrosion or painting, ever.
      >>
      >> --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com <mailto:bolger%40yahoogroups.com>,
      >> "Matthew Long" wrote:
      >> >
      >> > I have often daydreamed about building Sir Joseph Banks, likely with
      >> a reduced hold and more living space, as a floating home, garage and
      >> workshop in which to travel the world.
      >> >
      >> > Was the Sir Joseph Banks project carried through to the point of
      >> complete drawings and construction notes? In other words, if I win the
      >> lottery and decide that what I really want is a enormous live aboard
      >> steel sharpie motorsailer, are the plans ready to go?
      >> >
      >> > The logical follow on question is--how much might it cost?
      >> >
      >> > Pure fantasy, of course, but you never know, somebody has to win the
      >> lottery!
      >> >
      >> > Cheers,
      >> >
      >> > Matthew
      >> >
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
      > --
      > Doug Pollard,
      > Sailor, Machinst, writer,artist
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      >
      > http://sailboatsfairandfine.blogspot.com/
      >
      >
      >
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