CNC Plans not Included

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by jorgepease, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. jorgepease
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    jorgepease Senior Member

    Hey Brian,

    Sure I would take a stab at it. I consider myself a very early stage beginner so don't expect anything beyond what I have been able to do, but yeah, explain it to me or send me a file to translate to 3D, I always love anything to do with boats!

    I like the belt driven idea but I also like the idea of a pod motor in sort of the same mounting manner. You would lower it when needed. because when submerged you cut out all motor noise when underway. Given I don't intend to use the motors much but by the time I get around to ordering those components, I have a feeling that energy storage densities are going to be way up and prices way down so might end up with a lot more batteries and a reasonable cruise range under power.
     
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    Well I haven't sold my house yet and market is really fluctuating but I think I will have the cash to be able to hire the designer before end of March. Gotta speed things up now that Groper is enjoying life sailing around in his new cat !!!

    I have made some changes trying to simplify and cheapen the build.
    - Straightened the lines,
    - created a rear entry kind of like the SIG ... There will be a transom door back there. I like this, it freed up a lot of space both inside and out, have a great big galley and dining area/nav station.
    - BOA is down to 28 foot, still 60 length.
    - Still has the solar roof but It's going to be open air with roll down plastic sides.

    The 4 queen sized bunks are tucked under the helm stations and forward lounges, they don't encroach into the narrow hulls at all. Only the rear bath has to occupy one half the passageway. Hoping by time designers are done house will be sold but time is on my side as more and more advances are made in both solar cells and batteries.
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    jorgepease Senior Member

    Finalized my design after flipping between the Gunboat 68 and my boxy drawing above. I'm going for the streamlined version, it's closer to what designers will want to draw anyway and I am able to get 30 solar panels on the roof, prob a bit more over the tender. I think the helm will go in the forward cockpit or just inside with ropes outside.
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