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#1 Arcal

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:12 AM

Has anyone got any pics, drawings or details about this little cat
I here that the Cunninghams designed this cat and it looks like a fun single hander with a wire.

#2 Corley

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 10:06 AM

Has anyone got any pics, drawings or details about this little cat
I here that the Cunninghams designed this cat and it looks like a fun single hander with a wire.





Mini Quest

loa - 14ft (4.27m)

boa - 7ft 61/2 in (2.3m)

Sail area - 106sqft (9.8 m sq)

Crew 1 (trapeze optional)

A 14ft with a tall cat rig set well aft to keep the bows up when driving hard. Hulls constructed of marine ply

notes from Peter Campbell's Observer's book of Sailing Craft.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 10:29 AM

http://www.ebay.com....=item35bb9b9b9c
Is this the boat?

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 11:58 PM

http://www.ebay.com....=item35bb9b9b9c
Is this the boat?

Yeah
That is what sparked my curiosity

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 02:29 AM


http://www.ebay.com....=item35bb9b9b9c
Is this the boat?

Yeah
That is what sparked my curiosity



Sold for $203.50.Times like this I wish I didn't live so far north.Looked like an interesting little boat.

#6 GybeSetŪ

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 09:27 AM

hey aus

might be ahead of its time, looks like a planer like the 2011 As

#7 mitchellsailor

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 05:55 AM

http://arrowarafura.com/
I have seen a total of 2 miniquests in vic and they were both in sheds! If you see an arrow they are a much better proposition with a more developed rig. The last MQ I saw had this weird rudder arrangement where the rudder arm was hinged on the rear beam and went all the way to the center of the tramp:huh:

might be ahead of its time, looks like a planer like the 2011 As

In a way yes, they were built that way because it's incredibly easy and light, but they tack on a dime and the 14ft length necessitated a lot of rocker and fuller bows when "tweaking" the measurement rules to make a fast boat, all things the A's didn't do until quite recent designs... last 10 years?

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 12:08 PM

Hey Mitchellsailor - How long did you sail a miniquest for?

What came first the Mini Quest or the Quest B2? I assume the B2?