Before all: Congratulations to your cool project! (y)
Some thin dynema with cover "going back and forth" several times between chainplates and shrouds is absolutely sufficient, provides a kind of primitive purchase and will allow you to try some different mast rakes etc. without going to a...
At 6'3''' and > 190 lbs I actually found the Feva to be quite comfy. The boom sits relatively high, the cockpit is relatively long & wide (for the overall length and width of the hull) and due to the production technique all corners are well rounded :)
This was important, because with the...
As I am lazy AND cheap, I would like to see some new building methods "IKEA style" without glueing/sanding for a proper doublehanded dinghy.
Maybe from materials like these?
A German sailing magazine...
Sorry I read about it a long time ago and cannot remember exactly what the article said. I believe the bow was closed later on.
The only thing I could find now was this:
The flaps at the...
"Bend characteristics" reminded me of this National 12 that could change its rocker line:
And there was of course this one (Waves were supposed to wash through the double floor hull instead of being "split" by the bow):
A VX Evo has got a pretty substantial hull volume for a singlehander...
Yes, at 10.000 psi Hydrogen leaks through pretty much everything. But - in contrast to a foot ball - you would just try to replace the "heavier" air inside the hull as any over pressure would mean more weight again and -...
I had the opportunity to sail an VX Evo this week-end :-D
In the light air I could hold off a well sailed Musto Skiff on a W/L-course, so it is seriously quick for a non-trapeze boat.
It would be very sad if they couldn't get it into production again.