9104Re: folding schooner in Aust.
- Jan 1, 2001
> I made newsure
> boards and ran a fiberglass strip along the bottom edge and made
> the board was slathered good with epoxy.I would doubt that epoxy alone would make the boards much stiffer,
but I think a layer of glass in epoxy would stiffen them alot. You
could experiment. Of course, you need to make sure they don't get too
thick for the daggerboard cases.
Jacques Mertens at www.bateau.com designs 'composite' boats with
glass over plywood cores. The glass layers are not thick, but are an
essential part of the construction.
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