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SV Golya – a new design of Dick Koopmans

Written by Dick Koopmans: Designing Golya was a real pleasure, A lot of designs are designed around an interior, but not with this yacht. She is in the first place a sailing yacht. There still where some challenging requirements. She … Continue reading

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MV Wind Horse, Linda+Steve Dashew US

If life time is going – sometimes its worth considering New Paradigms for Cruising. The Dashew family has been developing some perfect sailing boats for bluewater cruising – and after some time and getting older – converted thinking in terms … Continue reading

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What ever happened to boat building? Part 3

Boatbuilding and the market Once more into the breach! The only way to be sure a boat is really robust and well-built enough for long-term use is to put it to long-term use – or break it trying… However the … Continue reading

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What ever happened to boat building? Part #1

Few topics are as controversial among sailors as the quality of the boats we invest in to help realise our dreams of a life afloat. Obviously, choosing a boat ranks as one of the key decisions for any sailor: a … Continue reading

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Stadtship 54, bluewateryacht with tiller steering

Stadtship 54 is an aluminium built bluewateryacht built by K & M Yachtbuilder in Makkum Netherland. The boat is fitted with tiller steering which can be easily tilted aside during harbour times. Please compare that this tiller can be offset … Continue reading

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SSCA Forum comments about hydraulic steering

Garcia 50 and hydraulic steering issues

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