Fair out a square transom

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by RonR, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. RonR
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    RonR Junior Member

    I would really appreciate some assistance to help me fair out by about 15 inches the squared off transom of my MacGregor 26X, making it a more efficient form for sailing.
    I can imagine creating a template at the 7" line, followed by a second template at the 15" . what I can't come up with is the geometry or formulae I need to employ to do this.

    any help, always appreciated
  2. Omeron
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    Omeron Senior Member

    Why bother? You have a boat, not designed for sailing as a priority.
    By changing the transom shape, you will not gain much by way of sailing characteristics, and in return you will probably loose motoring capabilities.
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