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Experience with the Tane class

I built the original Tane class cat in the 70's.  Sailed from Boston to Bermuda to the Virgins and back over a couple of years.  I made the following changes: bigger stronger beams and beam troughs,…Continue

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Started Oct 4, 2016

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Dana Hayden joined wakataitea's group
Nov 9, 2016
Dana Hayden replied to Ann and Neville Clement's discussion Monson Supreme anchor report
"On my 28" Tane I cruised from New England to Bermuda to the Virgins and back with two small yachtsman anchors plus 10' of chain and nylon line.  The anchors never failed regardless of the bottom type.  For me they were a…"
Oct 26, 2016
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Experience with the Tane class

I built the original Tane class cat in the 70's.  Sailed from Boston to Bermuda to the Virgins and back over a couple of years.  I made the following changes: bigger stronger beams and beam troughs, higher mast, no tabernacle, cockpit, and bigger cabins.  All of these were good ideas.  Plywood was brunzeel, all timber mahogany, T-88 structural adhesive and resorcinol for glues, bronze annular boat nails.  The only mistake I made was solid laminated mahogany beams.  Pine would have been strong…See More
Oct 4, 2016
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Oct 3, 2016

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A home builder
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
I built a Tane in the early 70's and sailed it from Boston to Bermuda to the Virgins and then back.
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Brighton, Ma. 02135

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