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Starlet 1048

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Geoff Child05/11/2020 17:16:10
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Hi I have just purchased plans to build a Starlet 1048 yacht designed by Vic Smeed, I am looking for a build manual or instructions, can anybody help please

Tony Hadley06/11/2020 13:11:40
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I've sent you the build item from Vic's book, Simple Model Yachts.

If you have a look at the thread, Vic Smeed's Model Boat Designs, there is a posting on #20 about Starlet.


Wishing you every success with the build,


James Howgego29/11/2021 15:53:11
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How is your starlet coming along.

I've starting one, well completing one my dad started about 30 years ago.

I'm thinking of planking it with cedar planking that I have.

Will be different and as I'm not intending on racing it I'm happy with it!

My daughter has taken up sewing over lockdown so she can sew some sails on her machine.

.cheers James

Rich Griff 115/12/2021 18:33:08
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Vic smeed, so will be a good design.

Might anyone have a picture of this model yacht and dimensions like length, beam, draught/depth of water needed and total height from top of mast to bottom of keel please.

Does it have a deck hatch that is waterproof ?


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