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Re: Martha Jane stern-o-matic

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  • Christopher Wetherill
    This is indeed the Fast Motorsailer concept. Check also Hawkeye and Sneakeasy (with box keel). All three are described in Boats with an Open Mind ...
    Message 1 of 7 , May 25, 2006
      This is indeed the Fast Motorsailer concept. Check also Hawkeye and
      Sneakeasy (with box keel). All three are described in "Boats with an
      Open Mind"

      CCW--- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "pvanderwaart" <pvanderwaart@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Replace the aft rocker with a straight run, i.e. the bottom is up at
      > > the bow, drops down to midship, and then continues horizontally from
      > > there on back. Leave the vertical sides alone eg allowing them to
      > > taper in as on the unchanged hull (running clear down to the
      bottom of
      > > course).
      >
      > This is the basic idea of the Fast Motorsailer. That was complicated a
      > bit by the box cutwater. The lack of rocker after is not going to be
      > good for the sailing characteristics.
      >
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