Cruising Proa Auxiliary Power

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by nutty, Jul 28, 2004.

  1. nutty
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    nutty New Member

    Hello,
    Multihull kook, cruiser, and armchair designer here.
    I'm interested in large cruising proa designs and have visited Jim Antrim's site and TSpeer's symetrical foil models--most interesting and helpful.

    I'm curious if anyone knows if there is a rotatable power leg on the market that could be applied to a large cruising proa design. Seems like a specialty application (read $$). With a large proa it seems you'd want to be able to motor both directions and an outboard for a cruising powerplant starts to become impractical.

    Ideas?
     
  2. tspeer
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    tspeer Senior Member

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