Astilleros Udondo was a very active boatyard located close to Bilbao in the basque country. I think it closed its doors in the seventies or...
She is not a motorsailer, indeed, but a sail-assisted motor boat! A very nice one, btw. :)
I agree. :)
Now I would like to see her sailing.... or, much better, sail her myself.
Thank you Brian.
Here you have my "Motorsailers & Motorsailing" pages, no longer kept to date but I think still gathering some useful...
A long time since we do not talk. I am afraid I am not very active in these Forums lately.... Facebook is to blame! ;-)
Sorry for the delay in answering but this is an old thread which I oly visit for time to time.
I am afraid you need to hire the...
Phil: that could be an explanation as the loo is on the port side, thanks. To be investigated.
keith66 and Manfred.pech: Thanks for your...
Tom: yes leeway is needed for the vortex to form. The more the leeway, the bigger the vortex.
pogo: The word "rope" suggest to me a not that...
A colleague in Spain tells me this about the vortex in another long keeled boat:
"I own a 7 m long, 2.5 m beam, 0.9 m draught long keeled boat,...
daiquiri: I fully agree with your explanation (but I think it should be "centrifugal" instead of "centripetal" in your text)
Doug: the same...
There is some time I am not active in these forums, altough I still follow some of the discussions. Too many things to be done...
The rules do no pretend to simulate every possible sailing situation.
Assessing shall be done with the boards down to find out what the highest...
Tests to be done with centerboard down.
No way of reaching a higher category with the board up than with it down.
The number after the C and B letters are the allowed crew for that category, I think you have already figured that out.
Deltania 25 has two...
As well as the Dutch "Pointer 25".
Maxus 26, fixed keel version, from the Polish manufacturer Northman, reaches also category B (while the centerboard version only reaches C)....
And the ubiquitous racer J/80 is also B categorized:
Deltania 25 (7,8 m) is also a B categorized boat:
KOALEN 26 designed by François Vivier, is a B categorized 7.95 m boat:
It is interesting...
Thanks for reporting, Brian.
RIP Marchaj, one of my forever masters.