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    (Other) Emma C Berry
    Under construction. Scratch built from plans using plank on frame method. Sail control by continuous loop on winch all under deck. (5/10) Now learning to sew sails - approaching launch date😎 Finally she sailsπŸ€—
    (Yacht) DF95
    DF95 class yacht. Absolute fun to sail with the advantage of convenient size to transport. (5/10)
    (Other) Annie
    Sails only - no motor. Built from a Speedline Models kit. Performs surprisingly well but need a moderate breeze to make headway. (5/10)
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    πŸ“ (Other) Emma C Berry
    10 months ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Under construction. Scratch built from plans using plank on frame method. Sail control by continuous loop on winch all under deck. (5/10)
    Now learning to sew sails - approaching launch date😎

    Finally she sailsπŸ€—
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    πŸ“ (Yacht) DF95
    10 months ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    DF95 class yacht. Absolute fun to sail with the advantage of convenient size to transport. (5/10)

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    πŸ“ (Other) Annie
    10 months ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Sails only - no motor. Built from a Speedline Models kit. Performs surprisingly well but need a moderate breeze to make headway. (5/10)

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    πŸ’¬ Getting Close
    10 months ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Very interested in your experiences with this vessel - love to share more. I am currently scratch building one from the original kit plans but have used plank on frame construction and incorporated a detachable keel. Currently fitting the standing rigging.
    Photo of my efforts attached

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    πŸ“ Emma C Berry Schooner
    1 year ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Scratch built from old kit plans but planked and fibreglassed rather than balsa sheeted as in the original. Modified to fit a removable keel. Winch and continuous loop sail control fitted under deck.

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    πŸ’¬ Annie
    2 years ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    I don't recall exact time. it was over two years ago that I got the kit but I do recollect having to wait a little.
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    πŸ“ Annie
    2 years ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Speed line kit completed a year ago. Sails well and is fun to handle. Has done many hours on the water and is still in good shape considering the conditions I have subjected it to.😎

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    4 years ago by alan20 ( Leading Seaman)
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    HI Chris
    interesting to come across your account (new member to the forum) as I am also building the Annie and am at a very similar stage of construction. I have encountered the same issue with the positioning of the cabin. I have planked the deck using styrene strip (as it will be painted not varnished). Like you I had some missing parts in the kit (but also some unnecessary duplicates).
    I will try to upload photos shortly and will keep watching your progress.
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