A question for Mr. Alan Gilbert.
About 25 years ago I built a Wianno 15, a S&S design.
Alan Gilbert was then Chief Engineer at S&S.
Was it you?...
Surprising lack of comments here.
As a wooden boatbuilder I deeply appreciate.
Thanks for sharing.
Just buy a measuring tape scaled in inches and millimeters.
Et voila you have an instantaneous converter!
The picture was taken in March, I was there, saw it happen.
Rohan steered well clear around every Optimist.
No problems, not even a tiny...
Olympic One Design Prowler.
John, that's great!
From Nicolas Bessec Moth blog.
Ophelie foiled at first outing just after 15 minutes .
No wonder the International Moth Class is the most talked of at the moment.
Look... no weeds!
I support the Bladerider project.
Because I am a boatbuilder and tend to sympathize with those who are doing what I do.
Nothing hurts me more...
For a bit of Moth history have a look here:
It used to be like you say, Figgy.
Think Phil has done it again!
A three panel simple plywood hull, extremely cheap. No stays and spreaders. Two structural bulkheads, one in way of...
A Moth foiler will be on display at the Genova Boat Show in the Harken booth.
From IMCA Italy thanks heaps to Harken for the opportunity.
The greatest asset of the Bladerider is the fact that it is (or it will be) an off-the-shelf product.
This attracts not only perspective buyers...
Having built a Moth hull to his deign, I must say that Phil certainly has a knack for developable surfaces. Being a boatbuilder in wood myself, I...
Same use, totally different concept; a lot easier to handle ashore and on trailer. Much less elegant tho.
Great work indeed!
As I live in Torino, think I will come up there to see your boat in the flesh, probably in springtime.
Having met some truly extraordinary sailors, Paul Elvstrom for one, I see nothing wrong in having a strong admiration for people like John Ilett...
What was the speed at takeoff?
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