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  1. Doug Lord liked Corley's post in the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    My other thought is why not build the floats that Dick Newick drew for the Tremolino? You say you want to "save" the boat but what does...

    60426561_10216920966928953_7907693150292934656_n.jpg May 19, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  2. Doug Lord replied to the thread RS Aero Wins One Person Olympic Dinghy Trials-to Replace Finn.

    Laser selected, RS Aero Dumped Decisions made for Paris 2024 Olympics >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News...

    May 19, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  3. Doug Lord replied to the thread Worrell 1000 May 2019.

    Worrell 1000: The Final Leg 2019 >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News...

    May 19, 2019 at 9:59 PM
  4. Doug Lord liked Corley's post in the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    I've sailed my early Trem with the Hobie hulls as floats quite a bit. Honestly, it's not bad, not a powered up platform but it works and...

    May 19, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  5. Doug Lord replied to the thread High Performance MPX Foil/Self-righting Trimaran-The Test Model.

    WOLF daughter of fire arrow--Spinnaker System and other rigging tips------This stuff is pretty neat and may be borrowed for use on WOLF:...

    May 19, 2019 at 6:59 PM
  6. Doug Lord attached a file to the thread High Performance MPX Foil/Self-righting Trimaran-The Test Model.

    WOLF daughter of fire arrow---mainsheet system-- Once figured out will allow sheeting both sails at the same time (with minor separate...

    Swift Solo.jpg Swift Solo Sheeting System 007.JPG May 19, 2019 at 6:29 PM
  7. Doug Lord replied to the thread Small electric cat - hydrofoil.

    ============================== You can check this thread: Steve and Dave Clarks UFO...

    May 19, 2019 at 12:21 PM
  8. Doug Lord replied to the thread Foils and Foil-assist for Sailing Super Yachts.

    ========================= I thought that since there are several foil assist topics here including the Figaro 3 and Baltic 142 that this...

    May 19, 2019 at 11:18 AM
  9. Doug Lord liked Manfred.pech's post in the thread Science of Sailing.

    Van Oossanen Academy, Wageningen, Netherlands, has edited three volumes of "The Science of Sailing" (2018) : Part 1) The Science of...

    May 18, 2019 at 8:10 PM
  10. Doug Lord replied to the thread AC 36 Foiling Monohulls.

    A bit more on the results shown in the previous post: America's Cup: Foil arms pass stress test at Persico...

    May 18, 2019 at 4:38 PM
  11. Doug Lord liked W17 designer's post in the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    Thanks Doug. Yes, I can imagine with such a soft foam and a relatively stiff single glass layer, that would pierce VERY easily! Boat...

    May 18, 2019 at 4:29 PM
  12. Doug Lord attached a file to the thread add-on kit hydrofoil for average aluminum "fishing boat" or even.....

    The biggest danger with hydrofoils is poor building and/or design. After that, junk in the water can be a big deal but not just for...

    Quant 23-planing foil.JPG DSS foil from Ocean Navigator.jpg May 18, 2019 at 4:15 PM
  13. Doug Lord attached a file to the thread Foils and Foil-assist for Sailing Super Yachts.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I read this paper and was curious where the term "Chistera" came from relative to the foil used on the Figaro 3....

    Chistera.jpg Figaro 3 with Chistera foil.jpg May 18, 2019 at 12:20 PM
  14. Doug Lord attached a file to the thread High Performance MPX Foil/Self-righting Trimaran-The Test Model.

    Fire Arrow Test Model-early pictures: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    MPX-assbld_seats_painted_6-1-13_005.JPG MPX assembled 2 008.JPG MPX Fire Arrow.jpg May 18, 2019 at 12:10 PM
  15. Doug Lord liked Doug Halsey's post in the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    Here's another Moth photo that isn't entirely off-topic for this thread. 1964MothNationals by Doug Halsey posted May 18, 2019 at 8:14 AM...

    May 18, 2019 at 12:04 PM