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    Veron Huntsman 28 riding the white horses!
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    Not far out Doug, a tiny village about 10km from Lons le Saunier, just off the road over to Les Rousses and Geneva. Not as expensive as Geneva so a lot of Swiss are moving into the area and commuting. There was talk of the road over to Geneva being improved as well as a new fast train service from Lons. Don't know if it has been done yet as I haven't been over there for a little while since being anchored to a kidney dialysis machine. Cheers, Nerys
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    Hi Martin, Mon plaisir mon amiπŸ˜‰ "I am not sure quite how he managed to do this." No rocket science Martin. As I understand the situation- Posting videos via YouTube was introduced to avoid flooding the available server space with Mega / Giga bytes of files, especially now in the days of HD / UHD camcorders and Dumbphones which produce huge files. I've long suspected that there is an Upload limit, just like with many email services, of about 15MB. Your video fell just under that at 14.7 MB so it worked😊 I simply used the normal "Select Files" procedure to suck and see! I sucked - and we all sawπŸ˜‰ I did the same with Ron's "Fishtailing" videos. I propose to conduct a few tests with other videos to prove the limit. (Assuming that Stephen doesn't read this and just tell us!πŸ˜‰) I'm hoping that the recent site upgrade also included a server upgrade to provide more archive space as the site grows and develops. The last part is our job fellow constructors and sailorsπŸ‘ Re YouTube account: I only opened one last year so that I could post my Sea Scout sea trials vids which varied from 69MB to 252MB in 1080p HD format. I'm not a regular UTuber by any means. Registering is free and simple. Only difficult bit is remembering the damn password if you don't upload regularlyπŸ€” Happy and successful building, sailing, uploading and viewing folks. Cheers, Doug 😎
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    Early offshore deep v
    Early balsa deep v inspired by Seafury . Built around 1970. Was going to be IC but too fragile. Would have made a good electric model today.
    early OS .30 powered patrol boat
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    This is the third of my scratch builds in progress and again at a scale of 1:12. There are drawings available at this scale but I wanted to produce the rear cockpit version where the roof sits just under the coamings rather than the one with the roof level with the deck or the fully open cockpit version. I also wanted to incorporate changes to make it easier to build it the way I wanted to. The build of this boat is behind the other two and will continue to be so because I'm going to plank the deck and rear cockpit roof.
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    This is the second of my scratch builds in progress and like them all is being built to a scale of 1:12. I've produced my own design because I wanted the whole of the superstructure to be removeable in one to allow easy access.
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    This is the first of the scratch builds I'm undertaking and is at 1:12, so 23" long. The River Cruiser was a Fairey prototype based on the Huntress 23 hull but with a greater freeboard. Only one was built and didn't survive. My build is based on a black and white photograph and reference to the Huntress hull.
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