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  1. we don't often have a problem at Ludham with the taller boats so should be ok, hopefully the first will be launched in time for the peak season next year, so we are not taking bookings just yet, the daybooks should be electric, we are building 3 as we moulded a different 3 for a Thames fleet, the sheer line is a refit , all for Fineway.
  2. Hi, Airdraft if looking to be about 8'4" as for windows, bonded are best but the sliders are not always very big due to the amount of border they need, the hoppers we designed seem to be ok but we will see what we need and what works where, there is plans to have decent hull vents which we can duct to wherever needs be.. electric boats are not the future, (yet!)
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    New Boat From Herbert Woods

    we use lithium batteries on the RF45 for domestics, they charge quicker and give nearly 100% until they switch off. we put anything on the engine as you don't need a special battery to start a modern engine.
  4. its 38 foot long and should be a comfortable 4 berths without the 'coffin berths' I don't care if you are old fashioned because i know you will like the finished job as its going to be another cracking boat from us,!
  5. filling in the gap you can also see the multiple tape lines of the proposed swage lines and windows..
  6. frames built to fill in the gap.
  7. We started the new build/ development 9 years ago on the 19th October,, since then we have had the sedan drawings based on a 35 foot hull, over the years we have learned that there is no point me having a set of drawings and instead the team have learned to guess whats in my head and come up with what they assume i was thinking, this has worked well so far as if their ideas are better than mine then i can take the credit! This time we are going to build a sedan but we have started with what appears to be half a lego set, there is a a deck off a RL38 and the front off the RF45, the top has been suspended off the deck, split and extended and the saloon tilted to change the screen angle this picture is the mock up..
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    Constellation 3?

    has to be the most interesting helm seat I have ever seen..
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    Real Boats!!

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    Real Boats!!

    two were built before the mould was destroyed, the other being 'farthing" which has a different rig.
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    Enamel Pin Badges

    swap a bees boats for my broken Moores? I can't buy them these days as people have gone a bit stupid but always happy for swaps, problem is everyone has the same ones! I also like builders plaques obviously some are worth more than others
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    Real Boats!!

    friends, family, kids and dogs out for a sail. we had 7 crew on Raisena which was the least you needed in any wind to do well.
  13. I have a Hampton 25 listed for one of my private moorers, nice little boat but i don't have pictures yet.
  14. Hi Simon, too many boats with canopies would come home with the neatly folded canopy down, only for us to find out one of the sides were missing!
  15. no, we have never sold anything like that, perhaps try phoenix at potter heigham, they may be tempted...

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