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### Vacuum bagging kit

I'm interested in vacuum bagging. So far the only Starter Kit that I've found (in Europe) is this one:...
Thread by: Gades, Oct 20, 2009, 19 replies, in forum: Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building

### Repair & Maintenance book for a Sailing School

Hi there, I'm working in a sailing school where we've got around 40 boats; from Optimist up to 44" cruiser (all sailing boats). Plus something...
Thread by: Gades, Dec 29, 2005, 0 replies, in forum: Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building

### Shape of a flexins mast, pros/cons?

Shape of a flexing mast, pros/cons? Hi guys, I'd like to know the opinion of different sailors/designers on the shape of a mast. I'm talking...
Thread by: Gades, Oct 13, 2002, 9 replies, in forum: Boat Design

### Mast deflection VS performance

Right now I'm having a look at my rig design (the one for my Uni project). This time I'm using three spreaders, for a 60 footer. Now, playing...
Thread by: Gades, Sep 25, 2002, 0 replies, in forum: Boat Design

### Calculation of the hull panel from Larsson

I've got a doubt from the scantling calculations at Larsson (page 294 from the second edition). That's the Fig 14.20, titled Calculation of the...
Thread by: Gades, Sep 18, 2002, 1 replies, in forum: Boat Design

### Any example of a 60 footer laminate?

I'm reading through the Scantling Determination at Larsson, and for their 40 footer they give the following laminate: 50% CSM + 50% WR ;...

### Rig design, will you check my Excel file?

First of all, I'm including my own Excel file to calculate the transversal loads on the rig. I was about to do a preliminary scantling, but I...
Thread by: Gades, Sep 6, 2002, 9 replies, in forum: Boat Design

### Aluminum masts: mechanical properties

Hi guys, I'm doing the calculations for the rig, and I need the dimensions and mechanical properties of "big" masts (it's for a 60 footer)....
Thread by: Gades, Sep 6, 2002, 3 replies, in forum: Boat Design