Not too far from London is Dauntless boatyard at Southend on sea. Nice space, facilities, launching, mooring, storage and...
Good sound advice, Mike. Mass, you'd never be able to afford that tax mate. Seasons greetings all!
Pretty interesting stuff. Thanks Gary!
AND we could start a whole new thread on how to design it - epoxy or polyurethane resin, glassed or painted, avoiding pitch poling, repetitive...
Yeah, great news Beanz :p
Think green! Once you've circumnavigated, you can always just recycle it. :D
Well done on your efforts so far, Manie! But the dancers must have a bit of a problem dodging all that wood. :D
Your earlier comment about...
Like '999'? :p
You must spread some reputation around before you can give it to xxx again -- Jeffs revenge for the crappy postings :D
Manie, this should be an interesting thread which I shall follow with great interest.
Unfortunately, I am not one of the Many Experienced...
Just a thought here...
A 24 foot proa I designed and am currently building will have the ama (or ouitrigger) pivot from from its centre fore and...
I vote we rename this the Jim's Memorable Quotes thread. :D
There certainly are some gems in there though...
Here's another useful publication which should help you
Another classic which I cut my teeth on, is Larsson and Eliasson's Principles of Yacht Design
Have a look at this thread and read up a bit on ethylene glycol.
The missus and I turtled our International Fireball in Durban bay and the mast lodged in the bottom. Some navy guys in a long boat had to rescue us :o
Cheese, that last one's particularly dramatic... think I'll set that as a desktop background.
Well coming from where you do Saffie, it's probably the bovine variety :D
So go on then. Mike - give us some more of that stunning wisdom :p
Nah - I think you mean Gilbert AND Sullivan.... or is it Gilbert 'O Sullivan
Whatever - Who the heck is Gilbert??? Good South African gin...
Saffie, Fanie, Mas - doesn't take you fellas too bloody long to hijack a thread, does it! Mind you, what the hell am I doing here anyway... :p