Calculation for Chainplate for Series Drogue

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by evillen, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    The main problem I see with the design is fatigue on the tangs. They will be bending up and down. Either gussets or other reinforcements are necessary.

  2. michael pierzga
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    michael pierzga Senior Member

    Yes indeed...up and down loading in a seaway. I dont like the proposed construction.
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