naval architect needed for 60' circumnav tri

Discussion in 'Services & Employment' started by guppy, May 14, 2007.

  1. guppy
    Joined: May 2007
    Posts: 8
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: Florida

    guppy Junior Member

    In addition to pay, you'll get excellent press in 1.4 million copies of a prominent magazine. I'm finishing my initial drawings and weight and materials spreadsheet and need to work with a naval architect/professional engineer for calculations and design. I've designed and built a 90' aluminum charter cat before, so I have experience. This one is an extremely skinny, light, aluminum tri, 60'x30', 6500 lbs, with tiny living space, two masts. I'm under a very tight deadline, building the boat and doing the trip for a high-circulation magazine, so I have to have the hull and rigging ready for an initial test sail by September 15, then I can add systems and equipment and do more test sails before leaving on the circumnavigation Dec 15. Despite how it might sound, this isn't a stupid, fly-by-night project. I have 40,000 miles offshore, a 200-ton license, have built before, am also a bestselling author and professor, etc. I need an architect who is going to focus on the task, can spend some hours right away, this week or next, and not lecture me about how my project is unconventional.
    It could be fun, for the right architect.
    Best,
    David
     
  2. Paolo
    Joined: Jan 2003
    Posts: 2
    Likes: 3, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 66
    Location: Cannes - France

    Paolo New Member

    Hi David,
    I may spend some time on your tri during this week and the next. Please contact me if interested, and let me know exactly what you need.

    Paolo Bisol
    Cannes - France
    e-mail: info@paolobisol.com
    web: www.paolobisol.com
     
  3. vishnubaiju
    Joined: Mar 2006
    Posts: 61
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: India

    vishnubaiju Junior Member

    trimaran

    Please send your email address
     

  4. guppy
    Joined: May 2007
    Posts: 8
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: Florida

    guppy Junior Member

Loading...
Forum posts represent the experience, opinion, and view of individual users. Boat Design Net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post.
When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals. Your circumstances or experience may be different.