Further to the above though and I feel this very important,
You must wear very very good masks and protective gear when sanding carbon in particular.
In Oz, carbon and kevlar are not wildly different in price but I find carbon much easier to use (it also has better structural...
Decks are probably the hardest working area of a boat if thought about.
As Russell says, water vapour (from condensation) is a fact of life in any...
They mention designs of mine but no photos or drawings that I can see.
Sorry All, nothing to do with this thread, but I'm just letting people know that there is some scammer that has started a website that has the...
Sorry to hear of the loss of Skoota.
Sensible little boat with very clever accomodation.
Re injected 4 stroke outboards.
Did I read correctly that they are 90hp motors on the boat?
Wow, should skoot with that much power.
No, the video shows the 12mt x 5.5mt version.
With a pair of 60hp HT Yamahas,[spinning 13" x 13.3/8" props] the boat did 21 kts WOT...
Regarding 'flare' on a fast multi.
Buoyancy at the forefoot works much quicker and quieter with little spray than a flared topside.
Found this thread after posting on the other one.
Nice, simple explanations. Well done.
I think this may be a way to incorporate...
Now that I've retired (and when I sell Slim), I'm looking to build a new power boat for myself for remote area cruising in the...
Hello Russell, nice to talk again.
Very dry in QLD at the moment. The Mary river has stopped flowing until we get some rain. Purely tidal now....
Old multi, I was on Malcolms boat about 5 miles inshore of Yumi when she went over. We later realised we had seen the flare but thought it was a...
forgive me lord
I just couldn't help myself.
My new 46' cruising cat has reverse bows because I love the look of them!
They also reduce windage...
Something is wrong with either props, linkages, air or fuel delivery, [I suspect props and linkages].
You're not getting anywhere near...
Firstly congratulations on all your work. It is probably some of the best reality based work out there for this...
I consider continuing the keel laminates and reinforcement under the bulkheads [preferably laid down as a...
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small ocean going cats
I have been mid ocean on a few occasions and thought to myself 'why do I have such a big boat when something considerably...