- Mar 1, 2009--- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "titanicslim" <titanicslim@...> wrote:
>Hey I like the curved transom idea. But why would you loft it at 3"-1' first. I would have just lofted it (expansion?) on the lofting
> --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "capt.tilley" <capt.tilley@> wrote:
> > That big flat stern facing the waves seems slappy and pushy. Though
> > I could never beach launch everhope into anything bigger than waist
> > high surf... We have a good flat beach that you can drive down to.
> > Its realitively protected but always has at least knee to thigh high
> > surf. It would save a 20$ crane trip.
> I hear what you're saying about that flat transom- that's why so many
> surf boats tend to be dories and double-enders of one sort or another.
> But I personally wouldn't be too concerned about this one. She will
> ride that stuff fairly high. Look at how much buoyancy you've got in
> those "butt cheeks", and the *initially* dry transom.
> You might want to try a curved, raking transom but not without drawing
> it in 3"-to-1' before the full-size lofting. I can't predict how much
> your mileage may vary, but that's my thinking on the subject.
> Darned if you haven't got me wanting to make one for myself!
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