how to design my own sailboat

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Jort Faber, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. Jort Faber
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    Jort Faber New Member

    I am 12 years old and want to design and build my own boat. I already made the general arrangement plan and build sequence plan. Now I need assistance with making the necessary calculations of the design. Can anybody help?
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Can you post what you have up to now? Photos or scans of your drawings.
     
  3. Richard Woods
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    Richard Woods Woods Designs

    Good luck with your project. You may find this thread interesting (and amusing). Little Idea is now 15 so only a bit older than you when he started designing and building

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthr...ls-into-my-boat-Im-building-but-dont-know-how

    Google "yacht design book" and you will see many options, depending on the boat you are drawing. There are also a number of websites and youtube videos that tell you how to do the basics.

    Richard Woods of Woods Designs

    www.sailingcatamarans.com
     
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