Want Ideas! Suggestions

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by RTE, Jun 28, 2017.

  1. RTE
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    Location: sydney

    RTE New Member

    a laser heron spiral mirror sharpie are all minimum width 1.4m thus locating a sailing craft is hard.
    A Topper would fit however I want a dingy I can take youngsters in so than can become familiar with sailing.
    I can go to fifteen feet length.
    Is there a building plan that fits my rack dimensions?
    The shape will be very narrow lacking beam of heron and higher topsides of other designs
    thus I want a dry sea kindly vessel but lack the beam to length ratio.
    The water where it will sail is facing the Pacific inside Sydney harbour heads.
    Ability to work off a lee shore is vital as the sailing area is a rocky shore with a huge bombora that sucks craft in.
    not speed though excessive narrow beam to length sea kindly characteristics.
    Another feature is light weight so can be moved from the water up a ramp into the club storage shed.
    Thinking cat rig, shrouds running not stationary also low aspect gaff wishbone rig.
    welcome thoughts
  2. Mr Efficiency
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    Mr Efficiency Senior Member

    Maybe you can tilt it a little to get a slight increase in width ?
  3. RTE
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    RTE New Member

    .70m height of rack with boat above and on either side
    no access to the rear a dog can walk through though to tilt a vessel and slide it in
    is difficult possibly a sheet of plywood.
    appreciate you suggestion
    guess will find a plan and adapt to the restrictive space.
    very grateful to have storage near the water,
    like houses with a view they're scarce and expensive.

  4. Tiny Turnip
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    Tiny Turnip Senior Member

    There would be plenty of disassembled multihulls that would fit, if you were prepared to have a lengthier rigging time than with a mono.
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