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Feb 26, 2011
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Feb 26, 2011
Damon Urban replied to WaveDancer & Bella's discussion living costs on longterm cruising
"Interesting discussion. I would like to put another plug in for Voyaging on a Small Income. Two other books that I found helpful and relevant are Sailing the Farm (out of print I believe) and The Cruisers Guide to Fishing by Scott &…"
Jan 13, 2011
Damon Urban replied to Jonathan Chouinard's discussion cold molded hulls
"I hear you. I've read about some interesting applications of vacuum for boatbuilding like cylinder molding and constant camber, but their's no getting away the added complexity and hassle factor using vacuum introduces. To take a boat…"
Jan 12, 2011
Damon Urban replied to Jonathan Chouinard's discussion cold molded hulls
"I've thought about vac bagging the hulls on the Tahiti Wayfarer. Specifically- building the hull from layers of thinner ply and vac bagging to avoid butt joint cleats etc. Two issues came up for me: 1. The panels would be much stiffer and…"
Jan 12, 2011
Damon Urban replied to Bertrand FERCOT's discussion Wharram cats rigged with one free junk rig on each hull in the group Junk Rigged
"Thanks for the feedback Bertrand. It's nice to hear that from someone with so much experience. I've been studying your mast steps and thinking about the best way to step the masts in an open top boat like the Wayfarer. I'm also…"
Dec 4, 2010
Damon Urban replied to Bertrand FERCOT's discussion Wharram cats rigged with one free junk rig on each hull in the group Junk Rigged
"Hey Guys. I'm thinking of building a Tahiti Wayfarer as a test bed for this rig. I'm wondering if the dual junk rig is suitable for smaller boats like the Wayfarer. Any experience with the dual junk rig on smaller cats? Any reason this rig…"
Dec 3, 2010
Ann and Neville Clement left a comment for Damon Urban
"I think Bertran Fercot and family will sail across the ocean very soon and maybe sail north and south on the US east coast for one year. We are so eager to see them! Ann and Nev"
Nov 1, 2010
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Junk Rigged

A place for Junk Rigged Wharrams and other multihulls
Oct 22, 2010
Damon Urban left a comment for Ann and Neville Clement
"Thanks for the comment. I have my eye on the Hitia 17' to start. My dream is to build a junk rigged cat and cruise for my retirement ( at least 15 years away). I loved the Wharram cats the first time I saw the website. I was doubly thrilled to…"
Oct 22, 2010
Ann and Neville Clement left a comment for Damon Urban
"Please expand on your dream to have a Wharram. Which one? Why that one? To build or to buy? Ann and Nev"
Oct 22, 2010
Damon Urban is now a member of Wharram Builders and Friends
Oct 21, 2010

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At 7:12am on October 22, 2010, Ann and Neville Clement said…
Please expand on your dream to have a Wharram. Which one? Why that one? To build or to buy? Ann and Nev
At 12:07pm on November 1, 2010, Ann and Neville Clement said…
I think Bertran Fercot and family will sail across the ocean very soon and maybe sail north and south on the US east coast for one year. We are so eager to see them! Ann and Nev

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