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Re: Strip: Bjorn Thomasson HUNTER project start

Thanks Bjorn. I had a really fun time building this one.

I've only had it out once so far, in very calm water, so I still have to put her through her paces, but I got the feeling that I am going to have fun in this boat.

I have to catch up on neglected chores for the next week or so, but as soon as I have some idle time I will go through the photos and get a couple of decent ones optimised at decent resolution and email them to you.

I have been hunting through your website considering the next boat, maybe a ski.... But maybe in the autumn. If I dive right back in my wife may kick me out and make me live in the workshop.

I get the feeling that the Black Pearl possibly eclipsed the Hunter as the iconic Greenlander, but I shared the Hunter project around on various forums, quite a lot as I went along, so I hope it gets a burst of interest and more of them get built.

One thing I would recommend though, for anyone who maybe 5ft 10 inches or over, and who does not have smallish feet or skinny thighs, go for the higher deck option. I pondered a bit on the options, but took the safe bet and went High Deck, and I am glad I did, the fit is just about perfect for me at six ft, with size 44 (UK 9 1/2) feet.

Smaller people are probably going to opt for the Black Pearl anyway, so the Hunter is probably more useful with the high deck. At first I thought it may compromise the look of the boat on the water, but it actually looks very cool.

Thanks again.

Etienne.

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