We made two 60' Stressform masts at Rudy Choy's workshop in Honolulu 1980's.
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I would suggest that you investigate C-Flex fiberglass. It's a roll of stiff fiberglass rods woven together with lighter fibers that can be laid...
Here is the kick up rudder I use on the Ulua. The bracket clamps on to the beam and doubles as a motor mount. You could mount a cassette rudder...
The ancient rig used on this offshore catamaran in Tahiti at the time of Cook's visit had a very efficient high aspect sail. With some...
Cruising tri...right. The coral heads will love all those appendages.
Adrenalin's very successful ama attachment.
The flexible ama connection on Adrenalin, the Gougeon brother's racing trimaran.
Here is a good view of the Marshallese method of ama attachment.
I made this very simple hinge for one of my tacking outrigger designs.
Glassing is optional and not needed structurally , but will extend the life of the paint.
Here is the crossbeam I use for the catamaran version of my 20' (6M) Tamanu design. 3/4" timber top and bottom, 1/4" ply on the sides.
I visited the yard in Auckland when Steinlager was being built. It must have been a holiday because Peter Blake was the only person there and had...
After 20,000 sea miles in my 37' Searunner, I found the same thing on the inboard forward side of one of the floats. That particular area takes...
You can call it whatever you like. I only ever intended it as an off the beach day sailing rig because there is no elegant way to reef it. I...
It turned out that the very old plywood hulls I got were not going to hold up so I cut them up. I like your fairing. I had one too but yours...
I'm sure there was plenty of rough water and high seas in this account.
Russ Brown's Pacific Crossing...
Use the rudder from Michael Storer's Goat Island Skiff with an endplate and kicking up is not a problem.