Looking for plans or desighn

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by myastral, Jun 24, 2007.

  1. myastral
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    myastral Pan Asian Yacht Service

    Im looking to build my first sailboat and was thinking of an FRP Cherub

    I want to do it in a simple mould with a foam core.

    We have had no luck finding any rhino files or full scale building plans for a proven hull desighn and building plans
  2. PI Design
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    PI Design Senior Member

    Contact the UK Cherub association at sailingsource.com/cherub
    I don't know if they have any free plans available, but they are a friendly bunch. gggGuest is the man who would know...
    I don't think any Cherubs have been designed on Rhino, or even Freeship. You could always design your own, the rules are pretty simple.
  3. frosh
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    frosh Senior Member

    My strong opinion is that you do not want to build your first sailboat in foam core FRP unless you get access to a good quality mold of a recognized hull shape, and even then you will need experienced hands on guidance to get a good result. The hull build is plenty demanding enough, but are you going to design and build the mold first, with no boat design or build experience? Sounds like a recipe for disaster to me. Contact the guys at the English Cherub assoc. and be guided by their advice. Try this link:
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