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  • gbship
    Thanks for the details, Susan. If it s any assistance, the people at Fulton were very helpful when I had problems with my lifting winch. Gary Blankenship ...
    Message 1 of 20 , Nov 1, 2005
      Thanks for the details, Susan. If it's any assistance, the people at
      Fulton were very helpful when I had problems with my lifting winch.

      Gary Blankenship

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Susan Davis" <futabachan@y...> wrote:
      >
      > > And 10,000 undoubtedly is too light.
      >
      > 10,000 is too heavy, according to the estimates in the draft that I
      > received. The weight wasn't finalized, but it was estimated
      as "8xxx
      > pounds", up a bit from the "7000-8000" estimated for the cartoon.
      >
      > We're still talking a triple axle trailer, a Suburban or V8 pickup
      > with 4 wheel or AWD, and I'd want to keep her on a mooring rather
      than
      > trying to launch every single time I went sailing.
      >
      > > Checked on the
      > > 48-foot Breakdown Schooner in MAIB, and it's weight is listed at
      > > 13,000 pounds, but it's not clear if that includes the water
      > > ballast, and the working sail area is 671.
      >
      > That's the fully loaded displacement, including water ballast and
      all
      > stores. Trying to extrapolate the I60's weight or displacement by
      > scaling up from the BDS isn't necessarily fruitful, as the BDS
      doesn't
      > have significant heavier-than-water external ballast, and the ends
      of
      > the I60 are empty boxes meant to be kept as light as possible.
      > Remember, they have to be picked up and unfolded without a crane
      handy....
      >
      > > Let's figure the I-60 is going to be at least 20,000 and that
      keel
      > > may well be 5,000 to 6,000.
      >
      > The keel is 3500, and the winch is meant to be a standard
      > automotive-grade 12 volt truck winch. The displacement waterline is
      > 13000? 14500? I'll have to check the sketches when I get home.
      >
      > -- Sue --
      > (I60 CAN-2)
      >
      > --
      > Susan Davis <futabachan@y...>
      >
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