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Re: Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

Roger: I answered this post, clicked send only to see it disappear into the ether. I have seen formal studies that compared boats with a length/beam from about
nutty_boats
Jan 3, 2016
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50316

Re: Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

... And racers push the limits of the rules looking for that winning edge. ... Actually "skimming dishes" were rather popular in previous times, complete with
nutty_boats
Jan 3, 2016
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50315

Re: Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

Beam/Length ratios for racing boats are pretty much decided by the rating rule they are designed to. Some rules promote seaworthyness better than others.
pvanderwaart
Jan 2, 2016
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50314

Re: Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

T, Re Fastnet "disaster": 45 foot Oro (35.25ft LWL - JWD Catalogue), early Wharram Classic Design ‘Amanzi’ This boat was built in South Africa by Tony
graeme19121984
Dec 29, 2015
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50313

Re: Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

Hi I don't mind negative comments but I need more information to understand. Is there to much beam or too little? What is meant by Cross-section resistance to
roger_russelburg
Dec 29, 2015
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50312

Re: Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

Thanks, graeme, for the links. I read the articles, and they indicate to me how conservative, even hidebound, is the field of boat design. It has been three
nutty_boats
Dec 29, 2015
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50311

Interesting discussion around 'fit for sea'

facts and design http://nordkyndesign.com/ http://nordkyndesign.com/ http://nordkyndesign.com/the-1885-presto-hull-design/
graeme19121984
Dec 27, 2015
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50310

Origami boat design

A new member asked a question: Does anyone understand origami boat design? Gee, I'd like to know too. The place with the most info on origami boats that I know
pvanderwaart
Nov 2, 2015
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50309

Re: Need help with plywood deck design, please

Curtis: In looking at your board, do you have any way to deal with the expansion and contraction of air as it heats and cools? Will that lead to getting water
nutty_boats
Oct 29, 2015
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50308

Rc Deep Vee Free

Just a drawing of an rc boat if anyone is interested I drew it a couple of years ago and have got better but this one fairs very well. Mike
wardm40
Oct 27, 2015
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50303

Re: Need help with plywood deck design, please

My rule of thumb for 1/4 ply which works for 3/8 to is bracing every 12 inches. On my fore deck the very front brace is 3 inches x 1.5 inches by the width rail
Chief Redelk
Sep 12, 2015
#50303
 
50302

Re: Need help with plywood deck design, please

Thanks, everyone. Twelve inches O.C. sounds like it'll work, and it's what I was leaning towards. I looked for plywood span information yesterday and got a
clmanges
Sep 11, 2015
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50301

Re: Need help with plywood deck design, please

Toerails On Sep 11, 2015 12:57 PM, "Chief Redelk chiefredelk@... [boatdesign]"
Mark Albanese
Sep 11, 2015
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50300

Re: Need help with plywood deck design, please

Also makes it difficult to stand on. My boat had a diverted Heep's cockpit dry but the rocking boat sheds water off the deck. My deck has a ( oh crap ) ledge
Chief Redelk
Sep 11, 2015
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50299

Re: Need help with plywood deck design, please

I took a look at the plans for the Bolger Cynthia J. I had one of these, and the deck was plenty strong. It only had 2 fore/aft stringers, 1 1/2" deep and 1"
pvanderwaart
Sep 11, 2015
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