34860Re: scaling up a boat?......attn: lincoln ross
- Mar 4, 2004
> I've seen an article somewhere by Bolger where he considers (andYou're on to me i'm thinking about making a nymph micro cruiser. Can
> rejects) a little cruiser based on a scale up of the Nymph.
you remember where you saw that bolger article or how i can get my
hands on it? More importantly do you remember why bolger rejected
the idea? I know i could just build a micro or old shoe, but i like
screwing around withthings a working with minimal amount of
directions....assuming i don't compromise safety or totally screw up
why the design originally worked in the first place.
> Structural calculations probably not simple, tho I suppose youcould guesstimate. Panel expansions won't fit on plywood either, so
you'll probably use a lot more wood and maybe have more scarphs to
I'm in no hurry I just enjoy straining my brain on this kind of
stuff.....notice i'm not attempting anything "large"
Are you sure you don't like the larger plans that are already
available? Windsprint, Featherwind (is that the name?), and the
Japanese Beach cruiser come to mind, though I'm sure there are
I like dory and pram hulls.....i've built a michalak boat and they
are well done but....for the most part i find them UGLY, but that's
me. What is the Japanese Beach Cruiser?
> course, you'd probably be the only one around with an oversizedNymph.
Exactly!...just hope it'll float :)
Thanks for any info on that article,
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