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67065Re: Micro Bow Modification

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  • etap28
    Oct 15, 2011
      when the slapping kept me awake on the Black Skimmer I just slung a boat cushion under the bow. Worked fine.

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, <masonsmith@...> wrote:
      > To Myles's note about putting an
      > "inflated section" under the Micro
      > bow-my only thought about quieting the
      > sound at anchor has been to give her a
      > shallow vee section for the first two or
      > three feet of her length, perhaps by
      > fitting twisting plywood panels between
      > the chines and the lower edges of the
      > keel, tapering to the flat bottom under
      > water. Or by gluing on rigid foam,
      > shaping it and glassing it? This would
      > not compromise the design much and could
      > be compared to the bow pad PB&F designed
      > for the same purpose on the Birdwatchers
      > and certainly to other designs in which
      > rockered flat bottoms are given "false"
      > vee entries. But would it work all that
      > well, and why not just decide to love
      > the sound of water (amplified through
      > thin, tensioned plywood)?
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