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Frankenstein?


Frankenstein?


We, all the crew, built this boat under a 12′ X 26" tent. And I’m just proud of it, and I am sending picture of it to everybody. Curious thing is all the rig,  a J-24 mast, Melges 24 mainsail, Martin 246 Jib, 18 footer Skiff kite. All coming from the used sails market. It is made of marine plywood laminated with S glass/Epoxy. It’s total weight is around the 1,800 pounds fully rig fully crewed.  It is a great option against this economic crisis to build your own boat. I spent a total of $10,000.00 dollars, meals for crew included. Fun?  Well if speed is fun, it is really fun! Iin these pictures we were hitting 18 knots with 13 to 15 knots of wind. Note in the picture the broken pole spreader, that means taking it easy.  Ahh no engineers involved, no blueprints, no cads, just ourselves, looking at other boats to get ideas and some measurements, and that’s it! Anarchist Marerro