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  1. trip the light fandango liked W17 designer's post in the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    Yes, Richard and I are often 'on the same page' re design aspects. We've enjoyed to sit and chat about it in fact. ;-) His Strike 18 is...

    May 19, 2019 at 6:53 PM
  2. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    Fair enough Mike, I didn't know you had sailed one, I simply don't have the experience to say comparatively what is a "nervous " boat,...

    May 19, 2019 at 6:46 PM
  3. trip the light fandango liked W17 designer's post in the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    TLLF: I respect your view Stuart, but using H16 hulls is a compromise ... more towards the early Astus design (and reversing them...

    May 19, 2019 at 6:33 PM
  4. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    If you can find some hobie 16 amas in good condition they are worth the effort, even if you have to make new castings out of fibreglass....

    May 19, 2019 at 3:19 AM
  5. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    Fair enough and thanks W17.

    May 19, 2019 at 2:39 AM
  6. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    Polyurethane foam is what I have experience in, the most common in off the beach cats and surfboards.. The stuff you are talking about...

    May 18, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  7. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    Yes well I had no idea what it stood for. It would be very difficult/impossible to know when all the moisture and voids had been filled...

    May 18, 2019 at 7:53 AM
  8. trip the light fandango liked fallguy's post in the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    CPES™-Wood based epoxy products to repair and resist wood rot. https://www.rotdoctor.com/products/cpes.html

    May 18, 2019 at 7:48 AM
  9. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    The problem with using foam core as the bottom is that it can absorb water[small drain holes perhaps, which I think I'll do to my hobie...

    May 18, 2019 at 7:48 AM
  10. trip the light fandango liked W17 designer's post in the thread Use foam core and plywood in a catamaran hull.

    Doug Halsey: "I'd love to see a photo of your 1955 Moth". OK Doug ..let me first 'try' to share something in line with the Thread...

    Ian sailing 'Sting' Mosquito#1 '72-2.jpg FM22 in section - as found 2014.jpg FM22 re-finished bottom.jpg Flying Moth brochure cover.jpg Crew Cut - Flying Moth '65.jpg May 18, 2019 at 7:26 AM
  11. trip the light fandango replied to the thread Tremolino -mixing old with new.

    Humdinger looks like it's showing the way, except it isn't a fibreglass production job, but still. I can't help you with the the figures...

    May 18, 2019 at 7:02 AM