The George Blog – Design 165 & Comments

Return to Recent Topics
Re-caulking Dazy posted in The Odd Word
Addition/Extension posted in The Odd Word
Deben 4-Tonner posted in Design
Deben 4¾-Tonner – New Design posted in Design
Sapphire 27 posted in Design
Server Problems posted in News
A sad day for the UK posted in The Odd Word
Traditional Clinker Plans for Design 073 now available. posted in Design
RealCADD posted in The Odd Word
More 165 Instructions and drawings posted in Design
Categories
Design (10 most recent)
The Odd Word (10 most recent)
News (10 most recent)
Recipes (10 most recent)
Archives
Design (Archives)
The Odd Word (Archives)
News (Archives)
Recipes (Archives)
Favourite Blogs & Sites
The British Humanist Association
Richard Dawkins
The Freethinker
Mercy For Animals

Design 165

The drawings for this design are proceeding steadily. Plenty of study plans are available on the Plans page of the design.

At the moment I am concentrating on the Laminated Frame, Doghouse version. Pretty much all the plans needed to build the hull and cockpit are now on site.

Many of the plans suit all versions – Saloon and Doghouse; Laminated and Ply Sandwich. The plans also suit either a cold-moulded or a ply lapstrake hull. Sail plans for Gaff Cutter, Gaff Sloop, and Gaff Yawl with a lug mizzen will be available.

The boat would also work very well with a cat rig, probably with a lug mizzen. I will be taking that into consideration when designing the rudder – cat rigs usually need larger rudders because they get unbalanced more readily.

Before drawing the interior furniture plans, I will take time out to write up the construction instructions.

Plans for ply sandwich frame and backbone construction, together with CNC files will follow.

I'm happy to say that the design is proving remarkably popular!

George

Comments

This article does not have any comments.

Post a comment

You need to Login to post a comment. If you are not a member you can Register.