Adelie16 from a land down under

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Hi Salvatore,
I love this new old video of yours and it shows me so well how one can modify the boat. This means you have cut the top of ring frame B away to be able to walk forward. I think I will copy your splendid idea. Do I have to reinforce the deck some more on the sides ?
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That is exactly what I did. Watch the video again and you will see that I reinforced it with timber bars and fiberglass underneath 😊

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Salvatore wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:59 pm Hi Bogieman,
I looked for a picture of your boat couldn't find any? Like to see some pictures if that is possible, thankyou.

Hi Karl,
What picture are you looking at when you say forward hatch? The ad16 has a larger cabin top my forward hatch is big enough to fit me with life jacket on. This was only after I moved mast position back 1/2 a meter & added a large jib so that the sail to keel area was in balance. I don't suggest any one tries this unless they have a basic understanding of sailboat design.

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I get about 4 1/2 knots out of my boat with 4 adults onboard with the increased sail area. Normal speed is about 2 knots in a mild breeze to windward. I am extremely happy with my ad16 she was easy to build and maintain. I have enjoyed sailing her these last 6 years and I. Have zero regrets. She has never thrown anyone overboard and highly recommend her for any one with children or special needs. We enjoy having coffee with cake as we sail along. I hope this answers' your questions.
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Salvatore

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Hi Salvatore. My thread is AD16(Tipsy) Myrtle Beach

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Hi Bogieman,
That's a nice looking boat.
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Thank you!

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Hi Guys,

Modified my boat to have a ships wheel. I absolutely love it, I find it less tiring and a lot easier to use. Don't how to insert images upright?


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Hi Salvatore,
I love your modification with the ships wheel. Did You use normal rope going out the transom and do these 2 ropes go to the back of the rudder ? How did you mount the ropes on the pedestal ? Just left and right and when you turn the wheel the rope ends wind around in opposite direction ? Sorry that I ask so many questions, but I like the rudder wheel so much that I want to modify the boat the same way even that I am not finished with the last copy of your boats walk through to the mast. A Happy New Year to you and your wife and do post pictures of your sails as often as possible it pushes away our Winter blues here in Europe. You can turn the pictures by 90 degrees in the gallery by editing the pictures and there is a button on top to rotate and save it afterwards.
Greetings from Karl
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http://gallery.bateau2.com/index.php?cat=87433

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Hi Karl,

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