I'm thinking that she started out as a Kelsall and the floats got modified
Trying to find out more based on the Mocra sail number
The Spronk 'SADOWFAX' was always there-abouts in the results too as I remember
Tornados were but within tolerances. Through the years they went from small hulls...... to fat at the front...... and fat in the middle......
There's a man thats never built a mold!
The easiest way to join floats is to make a hull and a deck and join around the gunwale.
If you are doing a centreline join, one way is to...
How often will you trail? there's a lot of effort in doing it with a cat
A tri might suit better if doing a lot of trailer/sailing
I was going to take the boat down portsmouth way but the weather certainly looks a bit Iffy. Might be best to watch on BT sport instead [and keep...
How about a catamaran with the panels and drive on a gimbled [sp?] central pod so that when it flips, the pod stays upright.
There's nothing like the feeling when you ease the traveller in a gust and feel it hit the stop when you would rather it kept going!
It certainly gives you the creeps doesn't it
More info here;
If you dont have a multi-hole adjustable clew board, you will need the to be able to track for and aft
Are you able to swap the port and starbord rudder blades and cb's over?
Not enough to worry about.
Can you measure the diagonals across the tramp to see how square the boat is?
take the main halyard to the end of the aft beam and then to the other end to see if mast is leaning to port or starboard
I wish that we could have a register of maxi tris that are on standby for record runs, or just where they are at any particular time.
I would have...
if your mainsheet takes off the boom from the same position as the clew of the sail, the boom does very little and a prodder boom will do
The cut of a loose footed sail will be fine
All boomless sails are very sensitive to the sheeting angle of the mainsheet.
Very tricky to get the...
Drive it up onto the beach to the North.
It's pirate central where he's heading. Hope the French Navy know he's coming
Prestart at the 1979 Crystal Trophy
My parents on their Comanche with Bucks Fizz which was sadly lost in the Fasnet later that year