Re: Micro big enough for a young family?
- --- In email@example.com, "Derek Waters" <dgw@...> wrote:
>There is a photo somewhere of a Chebacco, Sam's I think, that has
> Interesting idea. Micro's a deep hull...competent attention to
>bracing the result up for rigidity to compensate the loss of the
>roof and deck...
been built without the cabin. Makes for a very roomy open boat, and
a tent would give spacious overnight shelter. Micro, if built
internally like a bigger Oldshoe hull should be sufficiently braced.
>I imagine you would end up with a boat which would take a long timeA problem for all open boats, but a tent would keep out the rain. On
>to bail out after a rainstorm.
the trailer, or in very rough conditions, a hard cockpit cover
(hatch) could be fixed in position. Water would then drain to the
open self draining aft well.
>...Unless perhaps it were that rarity... with the foam floatationI think they are rare, are'nt they? If done like an Oldshoe and if
>installed as shown on the plans.
the worst happens and, say, they are holed, they may be actually
safer with all the seperate under seat flotation chambers, and the
huge covered storage box. Probably would'nt sink, and may still be
able to make way.