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New bow sprit for Aspettami

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Project by Deckerpair posted 06-18-2013 01:56 PM 876 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 1-3/4” thick solid mahogany bowsprit I designed and build for the bow of Asspettami, the 1982 Bayfield 25 sailboat that I have spent the last year rebuilding. The last picture in this series shows the original bowsprit.
You can go here to view more of Aspettami’s rebuild https://www.icloud.com/photostream/#A3JtdOXmJRHl62

-- The fair wind blows just as well whether the sailor sleeps or is awake. Keith, Highlands Texas, http://www.deckerpair.com





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#1 posted 06-18-2013 01:59 PM

Huge improvement :) Looks very nice!! Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 06-18-2013 02:06 PM

Nice work

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#3 posted 06-18-2013 02:55 PM

I like yours much better, nicer shape.
I’m not such a fan of fibreglass boats but the hayfields have always been among the few that do draw my attention. They have nice lines and a more traditional look than most.
You’ve done some very nice work here.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#4 posted 06-18-2013 09:26 PM

What an awesome show of design and craftsmanship. Really unique.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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