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    Great Job on the rehab, JB๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    Looks like she moves along nicely
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    Hi Peter, unfortunately doesn't get used a lot now, even though the water is just down the road. The boat ramp is on the wrong side of the bridge, so yachting is out of the question, unless i want to travel 12km out on the peninsula to the boat ramp by the Gulf Harbour marina. All the beaches round here are very shallow sloping sand, and the tide goes out for miles.

    The only way I could launch it is to drop it off on the beach, and wait for an incoming tide. I used to take it out from the beach in the previous pic, which is 20 mins south, with better access, but since I've moved up here I've found it difficult to launch anything. The tide goes right out in the estuary, leaving rocks at the entrance, so is only useable from 1/4 tide incoming, and min 1/4 tide outgoing. Bit of a pain. The 12ft racing yacht is ok for beach launching though.

    pic 1, I'm standing on a rock ledge in the middle of the estuary,- had to park my dinghy (on right) for a few hours, along with 2 bigger boats, (one went right over the rocks and smashed the prop on his 80hp outboard to bits) - estuary is only ankle deep with this very low tide. It's a shame, as it's a brilliant boating area right up the coast.


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    Well done JB. You really have done a good Job with the renovations.
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    Excellent workmanship. Ah the wooden boats speak volumes, the Tupperware boats just exist.
    Thanks for sharing
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    The 15ft daysailer was bought as a project in 2007, and was in very rough condition. Took me a year to strip everything down, repair rot, f/glass the deck and re-paint and varnish everything. F/glassed the drop centerboard and rudder blade, and made a new mahogany rudder stock and re-stayed the mast. Also removed an outboard well and re decked it to original. It's a 1953 American design by Edson. I. Schock. and was built in Auckland in 1979. Has a rig equivalent to a 470 Olympic yacht. A few pics before and after.

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    Nice sailboat, did you build them ?
    Donโ€™t get stressed, CAUSE IT !
    pressonreguardless
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    Great Background on the Seagull, JB
    A lot of the small sailboats had them as an auxiliary in my area.
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    These were some before pics of one of the Seagulls. Good thing is, they are so simple to work on, everything comes apart easily for cleaning. Last pic is a 2.5hp 40 plus I did up and sold about 12 yrs ago,- great little motor. We still have the longest Seagull 'race' in the world down the Waikato river, and other 'races' round the country.


    https://boatingnz.co.nz/seagull-racing/
    pressonreguardless
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    Looks Like everything is Ship Shape JB
    I envy your location!
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    Good job JB. Looks like new.๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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