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by dkgibbons
Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Passages made with Frances 26?
Replies: 2
Views: 4688

Re: Passages made with Frances 26?

Gill,
Google "La Luz" and "Atom voyages". There is a detailed account of setting up a flush deck Frances which sailed across the Pacific.

Dennis
by dkgibbons
Sat Oct 04, 2014 6:14 am
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: "Ospray" for sale in ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 28610

"Ospray" for sale in ebay

The "make an offer" price is $75,000, so I don't know how serious he is.
by dkgibbons
Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: La Luz Update
Replies: 1
Views: 3052

La Luz Update

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by dkgibbons
Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: Tula for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 28569

Tula for sale

Found this on Craig's list
http://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/boa/4406184747.html

Looks like he is selling it cheap.($16,000)

Anyone in that area to take a peek?
Dennis
by dkgibbons
Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:26 am
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: Wanted Frances Project boat
Replies: 11
Views: 6706

Re: Wanted Frances Project boat

Yes.
Pictures are at YachtWorld

Dennis
by dkgibbons
Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:21 am
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: Wanted Frances Project boat
Replies: 11
Views: 6706

Re: Wanted Frances Project boat

The one in Westport Point Mass has been re-listed for $38,000, but I believe you can get it for less. I saw it 2 years ago and i doubt it is getting any action 1. NOT Morris finished. Interior is a bit of a cob job. 2. Previous owner converted from keel stepped mast to deck steped by CUTTING THE MAS...
by dkgibbons
Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Engine repower
Replies: 8
Views: 11580

Re: Engine repower

Would think the Beta 10 would be sufficient give displacement.
Installing Dripless stuffing box at the same time?
by dkgibbons
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Other things
Topic: Frances 26 classifieds
Replies: 3
Views: 4885

Re: Frances 26 classifieds

I see no reason why not.
Tell us about your boat!
by dkgibbons
Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: AURORA
Replies: 2
Views: 5220

Re: AURORA

I saw this boat and it could be brought back. It is in better shape than DANSKA was. If you have time and skills, this one may be worth a look. Bring a Sawzall as there is some rot to cut out.
by dkgibbons
Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: Satyam
Replies: 1
Views: 4091

Re: Satyam

I talked with the broker who claims this boat is built with internal ballast. I could not make sense of that. Has anyone been to see the boat? If so, please report back
by dkgibbons
Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Other things
Topic: Hearbreaker
Replies: 1
Views: 3865

It looks like HEARTBREAKER is OPUS ll with a new owner. a beautiful boat.
by dkgibbons
Wed May 11, 2011 6:35 am
Forum: Other things
Topic: spam
Replies: 3
Views: 5423

Chris,
Good idea. this should solve the problem.
Dennis
by dkgibbons
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:59 am
Forum: Frances 26 Marketplace
Topic: Frances 26 for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 6698

An old saying,"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is".
by dkgibbons
Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Self Steering
Replies: 22
Views: 19811

Has anyone used the Norvane? James Baldwin (who helped Doug with La Luz) thinks highly of it and states it is much easier to mount. There is a link to it on James' web page. Doug, your thoughts?
Dennis
by dkgibbons
Sun Dec 12, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Dinghy
Replies: 1
Views: 4824

I was wondering what dinghy works best on the Francis and how it is stowed

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