Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - yacht - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:13:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fun & easy sailboat [Protei 009.1] http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-easy-sailboat-Protei-0091/
Fun & easy sailboat [Protei 009.1] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYWG/GYKQ5G8K/F3EMYWGGYKQ5G8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYWG/GYKQ5G8K/F3EMYWGGYKQ5G8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYWG/GYKQ5G8K/F3EMYWGGYKQ5G8K.SMALL.jpg frits297 We are two students from the Technical University of Eindhoven and we are currently working on Protei, an open-source initiative to develop sailing drones to clean the oceans.  We designed and built a sailboat that could be easily adapted to different designs, we also took into account to built it ...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 02:27:59 PST
repairing a headsail http://www.instructables.com/id/repairing-a-headsail/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 10:43:46 PDT
Free Yacht Chapter 7: Get an Even Better One and Fabulize it. http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Yacht-Chapter-7%3a-Get-an-Even-Better-One-and-F/
Free Yacht Chapter 7: Get an Even Better One and Fabulize it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/VRTM/4WREV2Z7PDP/FZMVRTM4WREV2Z7PDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/VRTM/4WREV2Z7PDP/FZMVRTM4WREV2Z7PDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/VRTM/4WREV2Z7PDP/FZMVRTM4WREV2Z7PDP.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson continues the Free Yacht saga begun at How to Get a Free YachtOn the first of the month I went to the marina office to pay the rent.I apologized for not paying on the 29th and asked about a free dinghy that was up for grabs.me: "And what's the story about the trimaran next to it?"he: "That's the mar...
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Sun, 10 Dec 2006 18:25:24 PST
Free Yacht Chapter 13: Raise the New Mast! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mast-Raising/
Free Yacht Chapter 13: Raise the New Mast! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/1D95/G0KQKRHL/FRZ1D95G0KQKRHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/1D95/G0KQKRHL/FRZ1D95G0KQKRHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/1D95/G0KQKRHL/FRZ1D95G0KQKRHL.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson We've sailed Solara with giant kites all summer. It's been a hoot. Now we're going to put a new (to us) mast on it. We'll rig it so we can use either kites or sails.Episode 13 - how perfect? We're all scared to death about this task.Many thanks to Pete, Gus, Victor, Kenny, Joanna, Effie, and everyon...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 13:12:04 PDT
The Free Yacht Saga http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Free-Yacht-Saga/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/II5I/FT17YJFC/FF4II5IFT17YJFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/II5I/FT17YJFC/FF4II5IFT17YJFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/II5I/FT17YJFC/FF4II5IFT17YJFC.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Come one and all and gather around for the greatest seafaring story ever recounted on Instructables! Yes, it is Tim Anderson's story of the free yacht. Learn how to get your own free yacht and keep it from catching on fire and sinking with all your friends aboard. How to Get a Free Yacht Sound i...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 15:11:42 PDT
Free Yacht Chapter 11: Dismasted! http://www.instructables.com/id/FreeYacht10Dismasting/
Free Yacht Chapter 11: Dismasted! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/YD28/FVO9R8U3/FJ6YD28FVO9R8U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/YD28/FVO9R8U3/FJ6YD28FVO9R8U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/YD28/FVO9R8U3/FJ6YD28FVO9R8U3.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Sailing along with 10 people aboard, dum de dum de dum. Suddenly, CRACK! CRASH! Sails all over us! The boom falls onto the cabin top right next to us! The mast crashes into the water! Cables everywhere!Thanks to Cynthia Rauschert for the photos from that night.continues the Free Yacht saga begun at ...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2009 12:06:08 PDT
How to Get a Free Yacht http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-a-Free-Yacht/
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Mon, 26 Jun 2006 15:19:23 PDT
Sunfish Land Yacht http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunfish-Land-Yacht/
Sunfish Land Yacht - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/WEMC/FSSIL4OW/FY8WEMCFSSIL4OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/WEMC/FSSIL4OW/FY8WEMCFSSIL4OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/WEMC/FSSIL4OW/FY8WEMCFSSIL4OW.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Here's a quick way to turn your Sunfish or any dinghy into a speedy landyacht. Sail to the boat ramp! A great thing about the sunfish rig is that the sail can swivel all the way around. That makes it safer than a landyacht with a stayed mast (held up by guy wires). If one of those landyachts is po...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 17:48:36 PDT