14' Catamaran of Unknown Design.

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  1. SpiritWolf15x
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    SpiritWolf15x Senior Member

    I recently bought this 14' catamaran but I have no idea as to the make of it.

    It's fiberglass hulls with plywood bulkheads, daggerboards and is mainsail driven only. It looks like it might be a home built.

    If anyone knows the make of this cat please let me know, it's bugging the heck out of me.

    Thanks,

    Wolf

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  2. Richard Woods
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    So how many boats/hulls do you have now? still got that Tornado? I'm still interested in buying it

    Not sure, is it a Paper Tiger?

    Richard Woods
     
  3. SpiritWolf15x
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    SpiritWolf15x Senior Member

    Sadly the Tornado no longer exists as it's rig was scavenged for Gizmo.
     
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  5. warwick
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    warwick Senior Member

    It looks like a paper tiger, they were built in ply wood and fibre glass. I do not know much about the grp ones.
     
  6. SpiritWolf15x
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    Oh man... Talk about lucky find... Looks like I have a few upgrades I need to do.
     
  7. warwick
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    warwick Senior Member

    I am about to put up footage of a paper tiger in the video section.
     
  8. SpiritWolf15x
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    SpiritWolf15x Senior Member

    Well after reviewing the "class rules" it seems my Paper Tiger is not class legal (round beams and a loose footed sail!), but seeing as how I'm probably the only person in Vancouver who owns one and I'm sailing it primarily for fun I don't think that is so much of a problem. LOL
     
  9. luff tension
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    luff tension Junior Member

    http://aptca.papertigercatamaran.org

    Here you go, a link to the Australian PT class, they issue regular newsletters with tuning tips etc and are generally very informative.

    Fun boats
     

  10. outside the box

    outside the box Previous Member

    Have a set of plans if you need any bits scanned just purchased one for my son to get going on, $150nz ready to sail a bargain sail number late 600s so an early one but the boy will get alot of fun out of it.
    Have fun.
     
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