- File uploaded in a folder called "Diamond" over at:
It's a big high rez file for ease of printing out - but I will make a
smaller version later on.
--- In email@example.com, Wesley Cox <inspirfe@d...> wrote:
> Intriguing, but I'm not personally fond of "deflatable boats" as the
> author calls them. No "leeway control device" allowed in the
> competition! I guess gentlemen really don't sail to windward :).
> Nels wrote:
- I'm not sure the quoting is still accurate in this thread. In any
case, I'm sure the Dynel is good if the issue is just abrasion.
However, I think at the partners, and perhaps elsewhere, localized
crushing is part of the picture. In that case I'm guessing fiberglass
would remain superior. Not that you couldn't have a bit of dynel over it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Harry James <welshman@...> wrote:
> One layer of dynel is 6 times as abrasion resistance as 1 layer of 6oz
> glass per some tests in Boatbuilder several years ago.
> pvanderwaart wrote:
> >> What about armoring the mast with fiberglass and epoxy at the
> > partners and other wear
> >> points? Or wrapping it with some other thing to prevent wear?