Motor Sailers by Philip Rhodes & John Alden

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by brian eiland, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. brian eiland
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    Tend to agree that she was more of a 'sailing aux' rather than motorsailer.
     

  2. schakel
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    schakel environmental project Msc

    I agree, but can't there be ships who look that fantastic without the long keel?

    I know, it's a complicated story with hull stability in broadness, but still, a very narrow yacht, like the skerry cruisers, with kanting keel, wouldn't that be fast and beautiful?
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    And Laurent giles and Philip Rhodes are both in the hall of fame together with Sparkmann and Stephens, André Hoek other classic yachtdesigners.
    https://www.hoekdesign.com/sailing-yachts/classic
     
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