Glued Lapstrake Scantlings

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Bruce46, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. Bruce46
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    Bruce46 Junior Member

    I've been going through all my books and I can't find scantlings for glued lapstrake construction. Specifically I looking to eliminate conventional frames by gluing all internal structure to hull and adding necessary framing under floors and centerboard trunk.
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    BATAAN Senior Member

    Check out Iain Oughtred's designs and scale accordingly. Also Sam Devlin.
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  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Each lap is the equivalent to a stringer. Use that in the scantlings calculations.

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    HJS Member

    Lapstrake-built boats can have 15% thinner shell than carvel-built, according to an old swedish regulation for powerboats.

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