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Oct 02, 2012, 08:02 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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Mystery Cruiser

Anyone recognize this?
Belongs to someone at the LHS, but he wasn't there to tell me. Said to be an "old kit". I wonder if it isn't European...

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Oct 02, 2012, 08:24 PM
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Nice lines and I think there’s just enough room in your collection for her.
Oct 02, 2012, 10:05 PM
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WOW A LHS must be nice.
Nice looking boat.
Oct 03, 2012, 12:37 AM
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it looks like an early 1930 commuter yacht
Oct 03, 2012, 02:01 AM
Grumpa Tom
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That Hobby Shack Beechcraft Staggerwing is a vintage kit from the 70's also.
Oct 03, 2012, 02:10 AM
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My, oh my, she sure is purty!!
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Oct 03, 2012, 08:47 AM
"day ain't over yet-"
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I'll go with Dark Star's opinion on what it is.

My guess is also that it is a European import---.
Oct 04, 2012, 09:23 AM
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Or a scratch built on the lines of a european kit.
Oct 04, 2012, 04:39 PM
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An ol' commuter for sure...I pulled out my old bible (Yachts in a Hurry) hoping to nail it but she wasn't there..

Her cabins mirrored a 48 foot Chris Craft Commuter named Allez but the hull was a bit different.

Oct 05, 2012, 09:26 AM
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My guess is also that it is a European import---
The vulgarity of the cabin and handrail design lets Europe out of the running. Looks typical Hemingway.

Regards Ian.
Oct 05, 2012, 01:18 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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I don't know about that! I am thinking Krick might have had a hand in this...
Oct 05, 2012, 04:04 PM
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If it is, the designer is now digging roads.

Regards Ian.
Oct 05, 2012, 04:34 PM
Retired for now
Could be a Dutch boat. They often have the short foredeck to provide more living area below.
I think she looks great. Deffinetly liveaboard and cruise material. Pete
Oct 05, 2012, 06:08 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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Well, I'm not sure if Hr. Krick the senior is still around, but his son runs the outfit now... and they did produce the Southern Belle kit...

Oct 05, 2012, 06:39 PM
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The vulgarity of the cabin and handrail design lets Europe out of the running.
Funny you should mention that. I thought that it looked like one of those awful English canal holiday boats... ;-)

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