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L boat

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The L Boat is a type of sail sloop racing boat designed by the Luedtke Brothers in Toledo, Ohio in May, 1931. [1]

17 relations: Bayview Yacht Club, Centreboard, Crescent (keelboat), Detroit, Detroit River, Detroit Yacht Club, Fiberglass, Freeboard (nautical), Headsail, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Mainsail, One-Design, Picea sitchensis, Sailing, Sloop, Toledo, Ohio.

Bayview Yacht Club

Bayview Yacht Club is private, sailing-focused yacht club located in Detroit, Michigan.

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A centreboard or centerboard (US) is a retractable keel which pivots out of a slot in the hull of a sailboat, known as a centreboard trunk (UK) or centerboard case (US).

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Crescent (keelboat)

The Crescent Sailboat was built exclusively in Detroit, Michigan from 1953 to 1974.

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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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Detroit River

The Detroit River (Rivière Détroit) flows for from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie as a strait in the Great Lakes system and forms part of the border between Canada and the United States.

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Detroit Yacht Club

The Detroit Yacht Club (DYC) is a private yacht club in Detroit, Michigan, located on its own island off of Belle Isle in the Detroit River between the MacArthur Bridge and the DTE generating plant.

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Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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Freeboard (nautical)

In sailing and boating, a vessel's freeboard is the distance from the waterline to the upper deck level, measured at the lowest point of sheer where water can enter the boat or ship.

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A headsail of a sailing vessel is any sail set forward of the foremost mast.

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Lake Erie

Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the eleventh-largest globally if measured in terms of surface area.

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Lake St. Clair

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A mainsail is a sail located behind the main mast of a sailing vessel.

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One-Design is a racing method which may be adopted in sports which use complex equipment, whereby all vehicles, gliders or boats have identical or very similar designs or models.

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Picea sitchensis

Picea sitchensis, the Sitka spruce, is a large, coniferous, evergreen tree growing to almost 100 m (330 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter at breast height that can exceed 5 m (16 ft).

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Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.

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A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.

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Toledo, Ohio

Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L_boat

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