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Date Posted: - Monday - 02/21/11 - 2:26pm
Author: Paul M31 #106 NJ
Subject: Clipper piece is removable....
In reply to: Michael Normandeau Northern Light 's message, "clipper bow on mariner 32" on - Monday - 02/21/11 - 1:45pm

Check out the pictures in this owners' listing for Taygeta:

http://www.marineryachts.com/owners/Taygeta/index.htm

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[> mariner 32 clipper bow -- ian, - Wednesday - 06/29/11 - 7:07pm

Hi Mike,

Yes, the Mariner 31 and 32 built by Clair Oberly are from the same mold, with the clipper bow on the 32 added on afterward...at one point there was a plug made for a mold that was intended to allow the 32 hull with the bow addition to be laid up in one piece, but that was right around the time when Clair Yachts in Long Beach went through a major reorganization and liquidaton of assets and as far as I know that plug was finished as a complete boat and a mold was never splashed from it.

It may interest you to know that the Japanese carpenters who did those clipper bows shaped them by eyeball with an adze after planting a roughly shaped slab of laminated ply on the stems...no two are exactly alike.


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[> [> clipper bows -- Bill Crowley, - Thursday - 11/ 8/12 - 2:56am

Kindly forgive me for not searching the archives before asking my question. I think I found there the answer I was looking for. BTW, the decorative boards on clipper bows referred to [in the threads I read] as "placks" or "placques" are, I believe, properly referred to as "trail boards".


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