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Nessa
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Sailing canoe

Post by Nessa » Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:50 pm

I saw one today at Grafham. Could this ebay project be converted?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151447254481
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Re: Sailing canoe

Post by Obscured by clouds » Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:23 pm

Nessa wrote:I saw one today at Grafham. Could this ebay project be converted?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151447254481
probably, but I would suggest that this home build is 'kinda rough' for the start price, let alone the buy it now. Silk purses and sows ears come to mind. I suspect there are better start points to be had.

this for example: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Open-Top-Cana ... 35de60872f
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Re: Sailing canoe

Post by JimC » Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:25 pm

Tend to agree. Reckon that one's worth about the cost of two new hatches. You'd have more fun and probably not that much more work building a whole new boat yourself, and then you could build the sailing gear into the boat and have a far better job.

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Re: Sailing canoe

Post by Ed » Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:17 am

Best open sailing canoe....in my humble opinion:

http://www.selway-fisher.com/Opcan16.htm#CARRICK

there are some other ones....but that looks nice. :-)

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