Today I saw this incredibly small sailboat Despite being so small ir still felt too low and sleek for its size I mean the thing looks like a miniaturized j-class hull. Anyway i thought it was cool and as long as it's floaty and the keel is long enough it's seaworthiness shouldn't be a problem I guess. Ever seen something like it? Also post cool sailboats
>>1650102Looks like an incredibly wet ride. Kind of cool though. I think my favorite boat I've seen so far is Kevin Boothby's Ruth Avery. It is an absolutely gorgeous boat. The gaff rig, the tiller, the bowsprit, and the color scheme between the hull, cabin and sails just all goes together so well. Having no engine onboard also adds to the charm, she's circumnavigated the world in the same way that sailors centuries before did it.
>>1650102I also like these cute little things. They're working boats originally designed and used to fish on sheltered bays and ponds. They were common sights on the Chesapeake for example around the 1920s, and some examples of that vintage still sail today. They're also traditionally gaff rigged, and incredibly stable for their size due to a typical 2:1 length to beam ratio. Once I've gotten my basic keelboat and coastal navigation certs, I kind of want to try and take one up the ICW. Maybe even do a Great Loop trip.
>>1650223Rip them kids
Boatfags, where to get patches for inflatable boat?
>>1650319Try the nearest boating store, like West Marine?
>>1650102You don't have to get wet. There's a lot of boats like this in my local marina in Denmark. They're small, cheap and simple. Some of them are long-keeled and really easy to sail, if you're a beginner. Pic related is a 40 feet Ylva, it's pretty long, but extremely sleek and very fast.
>>1650341I was just surprised at how small it was. The picture doesnt do it justice it's like 1.5 m wide at most
>>1650347But it looks a lot like a Junker 22, maybe a bit longer but still
>>1650366Same kind of cockpit but it's a lot longer
>>1650399So basically an affordable version of this beauty I guess. I can see the appeal.
I used to sail as a kid in bongland. I did a bunch of youth qualifications including some ocean dinghy shit. I really loved it and would enjoy getting back into it. Any advice on how to get back into it? I’m not trans btw.
25 ft folkboat best boat
>>1650811also 27 ft H-boat
Does any of you fellas sail? If yes, what do you sail and where? I have a Maxi 68, and I sail around inner danish waters.
>>1650954I have a spirit 28 I sail in the Dutch delta.You should really roll your furler all the way in btw.
>>1650954I sail a Maxi 77 on the swedish west coast.I have some minor repairs to do, but I hope to go sailing this weeked.I guess that's not your Maxi 68 in the pic?
>>1650954I got the sailing bug on a vacation in Cancun last month. Took a crash course on the resort's Hobie so I could take it out by myself and loved it. I'll be doing the basic keelboat certification course in June, and then the basic coastal navigation course in either fall or winter. In a year or two maybe I'll have a boat I can do the Great Loop passage with around the eastern US.
>>1650102That that be an Elizabethan 29It's a long way from home
>>1650102I don't understand how the main sheet is set up.
>>1650102Long, thin boats are really common here in Sweden. Search google for "skärgårdskryssare" if you want to see images.I've sailed on one called a "Lotus Scandinavia" which is like 12m long and 2m wide.These boats are often built with very heavy keels and sail very well upwind in flat water.In a chop they very quickly become extremely wet due to the low freeboard and the shape and weight making them punch through waves rather than sail over them. They are also very, very cramped inside, again due to the narrow beam and very low freeboard.
>>1652203>scaled up international one meterI like it
>>1652281They do look rather exotic>pic related: Lotus Scandinavia
>>1650102where my Laserbros at?
>>1652621I was tempted to buy one near me for $750, but I slept on it and its gone.
>>1650954SJ24 on the west coast of Canada. Just started sailing a year ago. Love it>>1651260Why far away from home?
>>1656532That looks beautiful.
>>1656537If I had know sailing was like this I would have started years ago. Also affordablet. sc/out/
>>1656966Unfortunately I'm on the East coast, so I guess I'll be spending a lot of time in the New England/Nova Scotia area to begin with once I have my certs and some coastal crewing experience. Really wishing I'd gotten to do Sea Base instead of or in addition to Philmont.t. also sc/out/
>>1650954I race Thunderbird 26s and am almost done restoring my Tumlaren 27 that was built for the crown prince of Denmark in 1947. Currently sail in Washington but want to take my Tumlaren down to California if it doesn't sell later in the year
The Picrel is apparently the cheapest sailboat you can buy. People will make fun of you.
>>1657019Based Tumlanon! More update pics?
>>1657447I don't have much. This week I'm raising the mast to iron out the rigging. Once that's sorted the boat could be launched bit I have a few more small things before that happens, I pray I can get my shit together. I'm really close to getting the boat in the water anon. This project has been so hard and tested my will so much. I've built brand new boats in half the time
>>1657225Looks like a fun project
>>1657515Based. That' awesome. Is that a drydock?
>>1657910No. The drydock is way too expensive for me, I'm a youngish man and couldn't afford to restore the boat and pay for dry dock space. I put the boat in a flatbed trailer and towed it two miles away from the port to this workshop that I unfortunately also live in... Port Townsend where I live is notorious for wooden boat restorations by young men living in their boat shops
>>1657957Looking really good anon. I’ve been following this since the first pics I saw on /out/.
>>1650219reminds me of the boat in ponyo
>>1658125Thanks anon, I really appreciate the support. If you're ever in Washington I'll take you out on my Tumlaren
>>1658932BCfag. Not even that far away. If these borders ever open up I might take you up on that. Any more pics? Just love that boat.
>>1660030Are you on Vancouver island by chance? The first place I'll sail to with this boat is Victoria and then possibly up to Nanaimo. If the borders are closed I'll just anchor at Gonzalez Bay in Vic and row ashore. Ideally I'll sail this boat in the gulf islands a lot. It's my favorite place when I run commercial fishing boats up to Alaska
>>1660311I too just love the Tumlaren. It was my dream boat and I somehow stumbled upon this one that was given to me
>>1660312>the TumlarenThis is making me cringe. The n at the end already bends 'tumlare' to the definitive article, so also prefixing it with 'the' is just redundant.It would be like naming your boat 'the porpoise' and then referring to that particular boat as "the 'the porpoise'", which I guess makes sense from an autistic perspective, maybe, but it feels wrong.
>>1650954professional rail meat on a couple of different J's over the years, Volvo60 and 70 race crew in the Caribbean and Med. Fucking around in NZ after the cup currently.
>>1660311Sunshine Coast. My San Juan 24 came from Nanaimo though. Not far away at all. Sailing gulf islands this summer.>>1660644>couple of different J's You have been on J’s anon? What are they like?Pic unrelated to anything
>>1660644>J's>Volvo 70I'm so fucking jealous. My actual dream is to get to crew on either of these boats.
>>1664668Also think it would be really freaking cool. How does one go about becoming ballast on a big racing yacht? Do you just watch for upcoming races then google the different participants and see if they're taking volunteers? Or is it something that does require some prior experience and an inside contact? IIRC from one of the circumnavigation races several of the contestant boats had several people who had never been to sea before at all, with one English ginger being so seasick she could not function during the final leg across the Atlantic.
I don't sail but I spent all yesterday looking up junk rigs, yulohs, and yuloh pedaling. Pretty cool desu, I love low tech. How good would a catamaran with a junk rig and yuloh be? The multihull would speed up the junk, make it even more stable, and also negate the rocking caused by the yuloh.
Any UK sailbois here?
>>1656966>affordableDefine "affordable". I'm inclined to distrust the accounting ethics of people who are deep enough into a hobby that they're routinely risking their own lives for thrills.
Has anyone here tried using a telescopic boat hook to pole out your foresail "on the wrong side" when running? I have a fairly small jib (around 21sqm) so I'm thinking it might hold.
>>1665628I don't think most sailors are intentionally risking their own lives for thrills. Not everybody is as crazy as that Norwegian vlogger that intentionally sailed out into a force 10 just to see if he could.
>>1665628I bought my SJ24 for $3500 and could have found something cheaper.
>>1665627Nah, can't afford the loicense.
>>1666679Can confirm, I bought my Foxhound 24 for under £2000.There are yachts out there that people are almost giving away.
>>1665850Are you talking wing on wing? If you rig something up I’d be curious to see it.
>>1667491I got my brown wings with your're mom last night, if you catch my drift?
>>1667491Yep, that's what I mean. I'll post some pics if I get it to work!
>>1667603>I'll post some picsPost pics of your're mom
>>1665850The paralympic boats have a pole that stows along the boom for that. They're tiny boats with similarly tiny sails though.
>>1667603Gave it a go today. It worked out, not perfect but worked.
>>1668198Looks pretty good. Maybe consider a downhaul.
>>1668198i like it and i like ur boat
>>1668354>downhaulWhere would the downhaul go? From job to toe rail? Still learning.>>1668358Thanks Anon. Just trying out other Anon’s idea
>>1667666Off by one, satan
Who went sailing over the weekend lads?
>>1668863Was out and about
What is with the commie/LARP pirate element to sailing? What is wrong with these people?
>>1668883Nah its more of a napoleonic naval Fantasy for me
>>1669104This. There's a couple tall ships I plan to volunteer on at some point in the next couple years. And then, maybe if I get lucky, I can crew on L'Hermione.
>>1669104>>1669613I’m definitely golden era of single handing yacht fantasy.
>>1669660>>1669613IKTF bros, but my little yacht is only a 24 foot bilge keeler, so I have to really use my imagination.
>>1650223After I see your post I reverse image searched and found Marshall catboats. You're right they're absolutely beautiful and cute. I think I'll have one build.
So my SJ24 came with a carbon fibre 150 Genoa and a light 150 Genoa. What type of wind would be best for each sail?