Great stuff, thanks very much Baeckmo!
Very doable design!
I guess I am hoping the V helps hydrodynamically, in the sense that in the event of encountering a wave that would have...
Many thanks, Below are the dimensions here incase they are useful
Yes it is, we are adapting this structure.
What shapes would you go with?
Haha yeah, that's quite a level of information quality to have reached.
We are looking at modifying the existing structure and ending up with...
30 tonnes useful buoyancy is god information to have!
Many thanks for the input Portacruise
So good information and food for thought.
The link is much appreciated!
Many thanks Gonzo
What size would be a large prop? any suggestions on the pitch and number of blades?
We haven't worked with the barge yet,...
Thanks for the reply.
Points noted on directional stability.
Chinese agricultural diesel engines are readily available....
Target speed,- 5Knt
Max wind speed would be 20Knt
The wind whips the lake into a short chop, which the barge would have to power...
Really hoping you can help us out!
We have a pontoon/barge as below, that we'd like to turn into a self-propelled utility...