Forcing the plate to fit 'flat' (straight) frames (and longitudinals ) may probably buckle it.
"Don't force it.... get a bigger hammer"
this is how I saw it - no 'convex' - station lines overlay in red. I may be wrong [ATTACH] If right, - probably would not 'plate up'
probably late in the game but attached is a rough example showing the frame (or section line) curvature. Red lines are straight. [ATTACH]
Mr Efficiency is right. Straight frames (as on your 'body plan')= non developed. One exception is using canted frames and that is much more...
rent the 'Jaws' movie and take a look
goodwilltoall has it right
1/4" a bit thick
6061 not a good alloy - 5086 better. 5083 is okay but a bit more brittle. 5052 is a bit soft
Sumit, a drawing of the boat would probably help
If I interpret this correctly, it could be.
As per 2 months ago- go out and buy some books so you are better equipped.
Try various French maritime museums to start
stay with what you had- it was probably plywood for a good reason. Steel (sheet, stiffening, beams, etc) will likely weigh more and 1/8" can be...
It will be a building so may be necessary to check your local by-laws to see that all aspects are legal.
Reminds me of the "Vasa" (Sweden, ca 1600, you can wikipedia it).
You might want to re-think this over and double check all the stability etc....
All good advice
As he was a French officer it might be nice (and more meaningful) to reserve his name for a French vessel.
I don't know the layout of your boat or the FRP cabin and this may sound totally 'out there', but you may want allow for lightning. Electrons...
Thanks Alik -good call
What is this recommendation based on?
If you read any books or papers on planing hulls (Levi, Lord, SNAME etc) they address the LCG matter. It is...
Using insufficient input data will not give you good output data. ie: (GiGo- Garbage In- Garbage Out)
A couple of points:
(a) if a planing...
Thanks - I try not to assume... we are talking boats after all!
The rolling chocks I mentioned are larger and protrude further from hull. More...
Saw some photos but a drawing of the hull cross section with the 'runner's might help clarify things. Not sure if they help performance but...
Do you mean Chime or chine ?