ok thank you
Thanks a lot, can you really use these at sea ?!!!?
Anyone seen any plans for the smaller ply boats?
I don't know why we don't get them around my area, but there is the thread...
A couple of years ago I saw some little one man river boats in Southern Thailand.
They had a 5.5hp long shaft motor and were made of...
Many thanks for all the help
I'm comparing this against a twin idea.
Can I ask for any initial comments about this hull please?
I mentioned the criteria a little earlier.
If anyone is interested, I've uploaded hydrostatic data for 4 of the prams that people have kindly sent drawings for.
Each has been...
My kids are 4 and 7, so I hope with a rope over the stern, covered in a hose pipe, they may be able to clamber in if I site in the bow.
I did consider a twin hull, that would be easier to transport without a trailer too.
Things have been moving. I have drawn out and done analysis on 4 more different hulls including Pelican Snowgoose and SchockPram. Not...
I'm playing with different options this weekend.
Many thanks for your efforts,
I'm busy looking at different designs and comparing the data.
Thanks for your comments. I'll add some cuts.
I raised the chines aft to reduce the aft Cp. Not sure if it's the best way ...
Well it's different, fits the location ... :)
I've made some changes to meet the Lackenby criteria. (See Cp fore and aft).
The length has been increased to raise displacement...
This makes a big difference, I think I will be redesigning for a few days.
Ah ha aft prismatic is 1.05. With tweaks fore is 0.68
I'll bring both down.
Here is a developability drawing with stress points near the bow
I as going to make a card model once it got further iterated up the spiral....