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    Argie 15 with 420 mast, questions

    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...
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    Shallow water fun single-hander

    Well, an RS100 would take it better as an Musto Skiff at least due to its Centerboard und be a lot more fun to sail on your own than most of the other proposals:)
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    Intro to me and hopefully advice on a new dinghy

    ".... objectively...." Now that is funny:ROFLMAO:
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    Intro to me and hopefully advice on a new dinghy

    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...
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    Crazy Dinghy Ideas

    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? https://www.display.3acomposites.com/dibond/ http://depron-daemmplatte.de/en/unsere-produkte/ A German sailing magazine...
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    Crazy Dinghy Ideas

    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: https://www.national12.org/boats/index.php?objecttype=design&action=list_boats_of_design&design=Paradigm The flaps at the...
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    Crazy Dinghy Ideas

    Not in a SMOD... would this count as a modification that would need to be explicitly allowed in the class rules? :ROFLMAO:
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    Crazy Dinghy Ideas

    "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):
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    Crazy Dinghy Ideas

    I cannot help my self, so I had to look it up... 100 l hydrogen = 9 g 100 l air = 125 g So for every 100 l internal volume you could "save" about 100 g... That's disappointing...:(
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    Crazy Dinghy Ideas

    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 -...
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    Sharpies Rule!

    Maybe that's just me, but - no...:unsure:
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    Sharpies Rule!

    The documentary shows that people put a lot of time, effort and money into keeping the class moving. Did they consider a false floor / self draining cockpit during the development of the "new" boat?
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    Sharpies Rule!

    We got an clapped out Penultimate I14 and capsized backwards 2 times when trying to move the stuck daggerboard. A longer hull under the rigg would be great :D
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    VX Evo

    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.
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    VX Evo

    Ovington was very reluctant to build the single one for Germany early last year and now took it of their web page - I am afraid that does not mean anything good...

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