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In Topic: A Class Cat with UptiP Foils

21 November 2015 - 05:43 AM

Clean should give this joker a permanent boot


In Topic: RS Aero 9: Flatwater Reaching in 20-22 mph

20 October 2015 - 10:13 AM

... At both Hayling and Lymington in the UK we have demonstrated  that if the boat inverts and the mast touches the bottom the mast has been strong enough to support the weight of the hull (without sailor) in some waves - but best not to put it to the test if you can help it! (especially not alone in big breakers).




Seen the Sabot kids do that at Black Rock many years ago, unfortunately the boats survived  :blink:

In Topic: Funny Goofball Capsize in RS Aero 9

15 October 2015 - 02:00 AM

Suggest using some elastic "bungy" cord so that the tiller centres itself if not held.  

In Topic: IC Designs and builds

28 September 2015 - 10:38 PM

Suggest you follow DRC's advice on this one.  


With this you'll more likely produce a light weight boat, in not a huge amount of time, and be proud of the outcome.


Happy building and sailing.



In Topic: Moth core density

21 September 2015 - 10:02 AM

Problem is now that I am used to a nomex boat that weighed ~7.2kg prior to deck glue and painting ... I won't be able to go back to a heavier hull.
Carrying it into the water is sooooo much easier.

Please take a teaspoon of cement and ...