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[Does anyone have an Anas for sale, any condition?
Preferably South Coast.
Ta,
Nick.

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Bumperty bump!

Will travel 125 mile radius of Portsmouth.

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Hello,
We have an Anus Acuta Available in Suffolk, if you are still looking.
Neal

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One I have Bodmin Cornwall

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NPip wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:45 am
Hello,
We have an Anus Acuta.
Ouch! :)

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I had piles once, but not on the south coast.

OP... why don't you ring Valley and see if they have anything? They might have an older one lying around somewhere.

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Thanks guys. I am now half way through building a skin on frame, but if one was local and within my budget (tightwad!) I would consider it.
Ta,
Nick.

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^^^ Might be an idea to say what your budget is...

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NPip wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:45 am
Hello,
We have an Anus Acuta Available in Suffolk, if you are still looking.
Neal
How much?

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mosseee wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:06 pm
One I have Bodmin Cornwall
How much?

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I was after an Anas Acuta, but I made this instead.
Disko Bay, IV-A-375. Skin on frame. Cedar, ply, and 12oz nylon, coated with 'Coreys Goop'.
14kg.

Goes well.Image

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That is a thing of beauty. I haven't seen many skin-on-frame Greenland boats with keyhole cockpits - what have you done for thigh braces?

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Thanks!

My knees just tuck under the coaming. For the cockpit shape I just drew around the cockpit of my Nemo.
I did plan to add a sticky out bit, but so far it seems OK.
The cockpit is about 17" wide, and 31" long.Image

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So you've got a nice big cockpit for easy entries, and you've still got good contact with your knees - that's a win-win. And 14kg is hilarious - you'll be a right smug git from now on when it comes to loading/unloading it on your roofrack...

I don't know if you do all the Greenland rolling mullarkey, but an observation which might help: I changed the seat in one of my boats to a big bucket foam seat like yours and immediately found I was failing on a few of the trickier rolls and balance braces. What was happening was that the seat was preventing my butt from being able to drop down when the boat was on it's side - i.e. my centre of gravity was being held a few inches higher. In the end, I went back to a flat foam pad on the floor of the boat (i.e. not curving all the way up to the deck) and my ability to do tricks magically came back. This does mean you don't have any hip contact which is supposedly important for edging etc, but I've not found this to be a problem.

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Ah, cheers. I do have a half inch of slack each side, depending upon what I'm wearing. I haven't tried to roll it yet, as it's only had three outings. Today we did 9 miles with the club, around Chichester Harbour, but my rolling practice was this evening, in the pool, and in a pool kayak!
It does need better knee braces though, just a couple of inches should do it.Image
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