I like it, the water ballast keeps it light for moving it when out
of the water and certainly simpler than making the connector fit two
--- In email@example.com, "Bruce Hallman" <bruce@...> wrote:
> Looking at the photos that exist of the tandem Bricks, with the
> Connector, I was struck at the complexity of the build of the
> connector piece. Indeed, much harder than the quickly possible
> construction of two Bricks. Then it occurred to me that if what
> wanted was a long Brick schooner (especially to take advantage of
> ultra elegant twice-time use of those 59SF ubiquitous Payson/Bolger
> sprit sails), then why not build the hull as a single unit?.
> When I was penciling this out I discovered that the ballast
> issue, and I realized that almost for certain, the 'Brick
> must have a water ballast chamber!
> In any case, I think a Doubled Brick would be a fun, capable and
> really nice shot a owning a schooner. Note the 450 lbs water
> chamber midships.