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by noddyone
Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: How many boats have you built?
Replies: 3
Views: 1443

Re: How many boats have you built?

When I was young, I lived in the SW of Ireland, our cottage was near a bog which flooded most winters and always flooded the road near the house ( and the house on 3 occasions also). I spent many happy hours making boats from almost anything that floated. What puzzled me most, was that when I put a ...
by noddyone
Sat May 04, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen-L Sails Question
Replies: 35
Views: 11789

Re: Glen-L Sails Question

hdunk wrote:Gayle, it would be great to have a ID Plate as described above... just my 2 cents
Again, +1 for a plate. Would be proudly displayed!
by noddyone
Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Just bought myself a new set of plans
Replies: 22
Views: 3636

Re: Just bought myself a new set of plans

metalstorm wrote:I didnt get the newsletter either, confirmed it was not junked as well.

Not a big deal, just saying.
No Newsletter for me neither!
by noddyone
Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:03 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: G6 Ireland, well not quite a G
Replies: 20
Views: 3048

Re: G6 Ireland, well not quite a G

Fergal, Great photos.
by noddyone
Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cedar Frames
Replies: 11
Views: 1952

Re: Cedar Frames

I've seen people here use tar (pitch/bitumen) on the ends, they say it's even better than paint. Small boats owners on the rivers around here (Ireland) coat the bottoms (of the boats!) with tar to seal leaks and as a sort of anti-fouling. Messy stuff to use though.
by noddyone
Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Seaknight Power
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

Re: Seaknight Power

Hi Guys, many years ago, I built a Sea Knight, powered it with a 25hp. Yamaha, no problems getting it to plane with 2 aboard. Lovely design. Best wishes.
by noddyone
Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Diesel outboards.
Replies: 4
Views: 1837

Diesel outboards.

Hi Guys, anyone got any info. on diesel outboards? Are they made anymore? Up to 30HP to power a Coaster or Hercules on inland waterways and canals. Thanks.
by noddyone
Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:56 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Coaster
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

Coaster

Hello all, ordered study plans for Coaster. Here's a bunch of questions for Glen-l and any others who can help: I am to build a boat for use on inland waterways in Ireland, a mix of canal and river use, with some large lakes. Coaster looks attractive because of: shallow draft, flat bottom, looks roo...