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by dad21dog
Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

Thank you Gayle......physical and educational challenges are the driving force behind me wanting to build my dream boat, hoping that my fiancee has ordered the plans for my early birthday/christmas gift. Disabilities in one area become abilities in others. I've been wanting an ocean going cruiser fo...
by dad21dog
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Australian new guy
Replies: 4
Views: 918

Re: Australian new guy

welcome Scottiew....... look no further than glen-l boats......I bet they will have the plans for the boat you want, and you can always make a few modifications to it in the building process, as long as they don't compromise the safety of the hull...... I will be starting my own build next spring or...
by dad21dog
Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

Thank you Mike, for the welcome and the extra vote of confidence......I will start to accumulate things once I'm in the new place with the Signif Other.....so basically I will be starting the build about the same time.....she is just as enthusiastic as I am about completion and cruising around the i...
by dad21dog
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

well, keep up the good work....keep us all informed.....and I have your fb page liked......
by dad21dog
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

TY Rod.....quite the list........
by dad21dog
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen-L 25 getting closer to finishing
Replies: 9
Views: 3252

Re: Glen-L 25 getting closer to finishing

Lol stuart.......you'd deny canadian waters of a masterpiece like that?????? hahahahaha, hope you're gonna give me a sail in her when she's all ready to go......I'll sail up in mine......
by dad21dog
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

Noah's is in ontario isn't it??? so no tariffs involved.......
by dad21dog
Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: MORE PICTURES OF MY BUILD
Replies: 2
Views: 1599

Re: MORE PICTURES OF MY BUILD

Yes, Stu......thank you so much for your pics......this gets me all the more motivated to get going on my build......keep them comin....and maybe put them in a gallery for us all to see
by dad21dog
Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

Glad to hear it Rod......my back injury is a crush-fracture of the L4.....so I hear ya brother.......my heart fortunately is like the heart of a teenager....altho the diabetes might have changed that over the last few years....... Yeah, I think I will succeed.......have a quote from noah's that the ...
by dad21dog
Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

Thank you both Stuart and Rod for your input...... I injured my back at 17 and since then have dealt with back issues that expanded to SI joints and knees in the past 10 years, I'm now close to 45, and want to start and complete my dream instead of buying a production boat......I've dreamt about bui...
by dad21dog
Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Latest Glen-l newsletter
Replies: 3
Views: 1645

Re: Latest Glen-l newsletter

Yeah, I'm sure mine will be a little overbuilt too......almost has to be to deal with the harsh atlantic climate......thank god for global warming tho hey!
by dad21dog
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Latest Glen-l newsletter
Replies: 3
Views: 1645

Re: Latest Glen-l newsletter

Nice video.....and great looking boat.......looks like it's going to last forever........
by dad21dog
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake build
Replies: 26
Views: 7551

Re: Francis Drake build

I'm permanently disabled, so have 24/7 to work on it......technically I'm retired at 45......
by dad21dog
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Francis Drake
Replies: 15
Views: 7135

Re: Francis Drake

I will be starting a FD build next spring or summer..... Mike W., I have watched youtube vids of people in smaller boats than the FD making trips from hawaii to alaska, so it can be done....www.cruisinglealea.com (Albin Vega 27) I myself want to build and sail down to the ICW on the east coast of th...
by dad21dog
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Lord Nelson Qs
Replies: 8
Views: 4411

Re: Lord Nelson Qs

Cranky Badger, I just saw this post about the lord nelson estimate, and found it very worthwhile as I'm going to explore the build of the slightly smaller Francis Drake in the new year.....in plywood of course. for cruising Newfoundland, and maybe a trip down the east coast of the US thru the ICW. I...

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