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May 17, 2012, 08:30 PM
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May 27, 2012, 04:32 PM
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oh boy oh boy it`s gonna be sailing time soon
May 28, 2012, 01:06 PM
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oh boy oh boy it`s gonna be sailing time soon
A little taste

Some pictures on the 25 year of MYCL


The builder




The crane for lowering the boat into the water





! the topyards are to high placed with ducktape.

No sails just the waterpump.























May 28, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Incredible :-)
May 28, 2012, 04:43 PM
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How'd she handle with just the pump? Quick, sluggish, turns, etc?
May 28, 2012, 09:43 PM
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OUT STANDING.

Absolutly fantastic
May 29, 2012, 12:48 AM
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beautiful!!! ...lucky your gun ports are not open .....do you have any control over the ballast weight? .what's the weight of your external ballast ?...is there any internal ballast? ....is she able to sit a bit higher in the water?.. sails do add some weight....i can't believe the great idea with the waterpump....wish i had thought of it.....boy does she look impressive!.....looks too macho to be a she though .....congratulations!
May 29, 2012, 03:55 AM
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thanks everybody

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How'd she handle with just the pump? Quick, sluggish, turns, etc?
With no wind the speed is on scale.

But this saterday was a strong wind and when she came back into/against the wind the pump was not strong enough.

I think the pump is strong enough for move here out of a dead corner when she is with sails.

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beautiful!!! ...lucky your gun ports are not open .....do you have any control over the ballast weight? .what's the weight of your external ballast ?...is there any internal ballast? ....is she able to sit a bit higher in the water?.. sails do add some weight....i can't believe the great idea with the waterpump....wish i had thought of it.....boy does she look impressive!.....looks too macho to be a she though .....congratulations!
Out of the hull, the weight is 13 kilo (26 pounds)
Insidi is 2 kilo

The hight is good but the leadbomb is to close with the ship.
I have to lower the leadbomb from 8cm to 20cm (I think)
May 29, 2012, 10:53 AM
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does the leadbomb as you describe, screw into the keel so it's easily removable?
i may add the external ballast to mine too, but i'll wait to learn from your experience.
May 29, 2012, 02:29 PM
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3 bolts and it's off.

i take some pictures when i'm beginning to remodel.
May 31, 2012, 09:15 AM
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looks stunning in the wet. Great idea with the pump.
May 31, 2012, 01:15 PM
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this is the pump I used

http://cometpumps.biz/geo_inline_duplos_plus.htm

with strong winds she is not strong enough and you can't go backwards with the ship offcourse.
Last edited by lucc; May 31, 2012 at 01:20 PM.
Jun 14, 2012, 05:35 PM
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allt the sails have their boltropes (thx to vic)






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the book you see is a dutch ship cold the "geelvinck"
Jun 14, 2012, 11:20 PM
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wow that was fast...gotta really strengthen the clews so they don't unravel, but i'm sure you've already taken care of that......looks like you've got a steadier hand than i
Jun 15, 2012, 03:36 AM
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looks like you've got a steadier hand than i

I have the rope with needles made ​​against the sail.
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gotta really strengthen the clews so they don't unravel, but i'm sure you've already taken care of that
I wanted to use to strengthen eyeletts but these were too large (4mm).

not to scale.


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