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Mar 28, 2011 - 08:30 am - hi all... so ive stumbled upon a W42 (long neglected bare hull/deck and nothing else) that im considering : 1) converting to rear cockpit, either wi...
Mar 30, 2011 - 03:59 pm - rob wilkinson wrote: hi all... so ive stumbled upon a W42 (long neglected bare hull/deck and nothing else) that im considering : 1) converting to re...
Mar 31, 2011 - 02:00 am - I'll add my .02c worth... we did something similar to this and it ended up being a LOT more work and money than we anticipated. I would not do it agai...
Mar 31, 2011 - 03:02 am - Thanks to Jay for the referral link. I will add my comments. Rob, great to hear about the new project. Yes, it may cost more than you are planning. Y...
Mar 31, 2011 - 09:43 am - Rob: My project is drifting into its 3rd year. If you have the time and enjoy each system/ project into itself then it is not so bad. I keep setting s...
Mar 31, 2011 - 12:30 pm - My few cents, too. It will take longer and cost more than you expect! When we got our W32, we had a lot of stuff we wanted to change about her and we...
Apr 01, 2011 - 07:00 am - Some additional 2 cent comments What you are looking at is (a hull & deck and is about 15 to 20% of your cost) It will take 3 to 5 times longer...
Apr 02, 2011 - 06:07 am - thanks all for the comments. i should maybe back water a bit and fill in some detail. this is not my first rodeo. ive had about 25 years of building ...
Apr 02, 2011 - 02:20 am - Rob: Sounds like you have the experience and the expectation level is just right... What part of the country are you in - that would help with the day...
Apr 02, 2011 - 11:07 am - I also answered Rob directly by email. Let him know about the W42 schooner I built. Also found out that in San Diego he has sailed on, and skippered, ...
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