fwiw, I use Amsteel 3/16 for hanging my hammock. it's awesome gear, but yes a lot of stretch the first time
I've been in a longtail boat many times. they're brilliant bits of 3rd world engineering
being land bound, I do a lot of camping. but we still like some comfort. so I have a 100Ah Powersonic AGM battery. it powers our fridge and camp...
I'm not sure how correct your information is, or it could just be ancient history. Intel has traditionally always been CISC, not that it has...
geez, I had forgotten about that post
anyway, these days I prefer aluminium.
i reckon a 5hp would be enough
dunno about brands tho
nobody seems to have considered the drag created by a bag with a large floppy mass
you want all that in a trailerable boat???
I'd think you'd need to go to at least 38ft for the things that you ask. I've had 18 people on a...
This stuff looks like it would be good for boat building
Essentially its spray on concrete
i was thinking I could use clear roofing sheets for the front/top of a PH and canvas for the sides
this UK website has plenty of examples:...
nice design Vega
still a bit short for me tho :)
Dashew sure does make some nice boats
pity they're way outta my price range
mines a custom cruising boat for long term live aboard
65ft x 13ft, alloy, twin cat rigged or soft wing sail
eta 10 years (if the budget will...
so when I build my wing sail I should look at aeroplane wings from bygone days?
ps. I haven't read the whole thread yet, my brain is mush after...
well, they're over 60 now afaik.
and yeah the FPB is an awesome peice of work
Milan, the Dashews sure have made some nice boats
I could happily sail off in a Sundeer 65, pity i don't have the 3/4 million (US$)
sounds like a good idea lazyjack
individuals can always change the final plan according to their needs
good to see that somebody has already mentioned the Dashew boat
nice boat and very efficient!
on crusing yachts I've been on there is usually a large peice of vinyl or other water proof material to cover the companionway entrance
I just downloaded Freeship, looks like a good program for boat design
maybe we should draw up what we want for evaluation