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A new engine for Shanti

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Well we gave it the old collage try. I worked and worked on rebuilding Shanti’s engine. Ran like a watch the first few hours. But something happened and it doesn’t run like a watch no more. We later found out it was just a bent lift pump lever (that I bent). and I’m tired… So

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Bristol Channel Cutter sail plan

Lee helm revisited

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Hi all, As discussed in this thread http://www.samlmorse.com/forum/read.php?5,9644 I had a problem with lee helm. Now after sailing with the old and new sail (jib) I have come to some conclusions. But first some details about the 2 jibs. I originally thought I was sailing with the yankee cut jib when I sailed Shanti down

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Belaying pins

Belaying pins

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Well I have been remiss in my blogging. So I have a lot of catching up to do. But first let me tantalize you with an upcoming project. Belaying pin yep, it’s gonna be fun. It will also make Shanti even more versatile and salty looking. If you want a set for your very own, contact

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A fine little SAILING YACHT.

An old photo of a great yacht.

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I have always enjoyed shooting photography of boats and yachts of all kinds and sizes. But my favorite little yacht of all time…..is a Bristol Channel Cutter. Photographed back in 1985 this stout little yacht beats out of L.A. Harbor.                              

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