Re: Navigator Dinghy Photos (sort of off topic)
- Hi Stefan, thanks for your comments.
The plan would have been ok as drawn for your purposes, but the boat
as it ended up would not. I changed from a displacement hull to a
planing one during construction, doing changes by eye, and don't have
any drawings suitable for anyone to build from.
Best I could do would be to measure it up.
The light blue is semi-gloss enamel paint with srg grit added.
There is an 'action' photo on my site now, and Duckworks are doing an
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, stefan.probst@o... wrote:
> I thoroughly enjoyed to look through your website. She is a beauty.
> Do you have any construction plans (or a hul file) that you would
> publish? On my list "to build somewhen" is a 10-to-max11 feet, low
> power (row, trolley, small outboard), heavy load (no need for speed)
> dinghy. Your unnamed dinghy looks like a good contender.
> Just one question: On your page "Dinghy Photos6", the light blue
> colour on the floor, seats, etc. Is this just paint, or something
> else? Looks really neat.
> --- "dbaldnz" <oink@w...> wrote:
> > Off topic, but the connection is that testing my outboard is part of
> > my Navigator launch program!
> > I wanted a dinghy for mainly fishing, not as a tender really, as my
> > Elegant Punt will do. I have plans for Bee, but decided she was not
> > long enough, and would be too heavy for cartopping if larger. So I
> > designed and built a lightweight 10 footer which I hoped might plane
> > with Oink's 4hp Yamaha, never having achieved this with an
> > Launched her yesterday and was quite astounded with her performance,
> > and rowed quite well enough too,
> > DonB
> > photos at-
> > http://oink.kiwiwebhost.biz/ (click icon on opening page)