The motorsailer: Not good at anything or just a motorboat with sail?

Discussion in 'Motorsailers' started by gunship, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. redreuben
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    redreuben redreuben

    Modern motorsailer

    Here's a performance motor sailer ;)
     

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  2. El_Guero

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    Is that why they are all 'hanging over the side?'
     
  3. viking north
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    viking north VINLAND

    Those are the look outs to provide a 1 second warning to drop all sail upon observing that the long fin and bulb have detached. :D
     
  4. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    All crew have to be on deck when the canting keel is engaged - in case it falls off there is no one trapped below :)
     
  5. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Not even close folks - this shot is an early morning view and the crew is in the middle of a teeth brushing exercise, which as a good team does, is performed together.
     
  6. Yobarnacle
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    Yobarnacle Senior Member

    Or mermaid sighting. :)
     
  7. bob perry
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    bob perry Junior Member

    This motor sailer sails very well.
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  8. Yobarnacle
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    Yobarnacle Senior Member

    nice lines
     
  9. bob perry
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    bob perry Junior Member

    Thanks Yob. Here is a stern shot. This is not my typical canoe stern but this client wanted more of a canoe type stern rather than the Valiant type I would normally use. It worked ok but with less volume aft you are locked into hull speed under power pretty early. It sailed fine but I would have liked to see better speed under power. Maybe it was a prop issue. I don't recall playing with the prop.
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  10. bob perry
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    bob perry Junior Member

    Here is another MS that is being built right now. It started life as one of my cartoons. My pal John walked in the office and started talking about building another boat. Then he pulled sheet of paper from his pocket and showed me this:
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    I said, "John, that is a cartoon, a whimsical, nautical joke." Hew said, "Yeah I know that but I still want to build it." I explained that there was not scale to it but he didn't care. He thought I could make it work. I agreed to give it a try. John is an amazing woodworker and very skilled at boatbuilding.
    It works far better than I had ever thought possible.
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  11. Yobarnacle
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    Yobarnacle Senior Member

    That first isn't a cartoon. It's a PORTRAIT of MY boat! :(
     

  12. bob perry
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    bob perry Junior Member

    Yoby:
    Then you have a great looking boat!
     
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