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by melville
Fri May 10, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Has anyone else built an Ensenada 25?
Replies: 10
Views: 2930

Re: Has anyone else built an Ensenada 25?

Here is an image. It's a beautiful performance sailboat: https://www.boatdesigns.com/images/025en25-castler4.jpg Here is a link to more images: http://www.glen-l.com/designs/hankinson/ensenada25-pho-1.html Here is a link to the plans: http://www.boatdesigns.com/25-Ensenada-trailerable-performance-sa...
by melville
Mon May 06, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Has anyone else built an Ensenada 25?
Replies: 10
Views: 2930

Has anyone else built an Ensenada 25?

I thought this topic would be useful for new builders to connect with people who have worked on or completed the same project. As for me, I would like to find people who have built the Ensenada 25 . It would be really useful to better understand where the challenges are, what expenses to expect, fil...
by melville
Sun May 05, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Keel foundry
Replies: 5
Views: 2095

Re: Keel foundry

These are great suggestions! I like the idea of using a scrap boat, and possibly helping to pay for the keel pour by selling excess lead The link to the foundry in RI (American Tin & Solder) looks good, and they are much closer than Mars Keel (which is in Canada). I will give them a call. The link t...
by melville
Fri May 03, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Keel foundry
Replies: 5
Views: 2095

Keel foundry

Hi All, I am interested in building the Ensenada 25, but first have to look at costs of materials and pre-work. I feel pretty good about doing the wood craftsmanship and fiberglass, but the thought of making and installing the keel is intimidating. I contacted Mars Keel, and they suggested that maki...