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    Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 4:12pm

This looks like quite an interesting boat! It's sailed in america, looks beautiful. Apparantly it's got 36sp metres of sail downwind, tasty!

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Phil eltringham Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 4:57pm
I saw an article about this, it has a really clever system to sheet the jib with the main.  You set the relative sheeting angle of the jib to the main and then as you ease and pull the main it sheets the jib too.  Wooden hull but light, looks fun!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Wave Rider Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 4:58pm

Looks good but is it meant to be sailed single handed cos you dont normally have a single hander with a jib do you ???/

As i probably am correct me if im wrong !

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Wave Rider Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 5:00pm

oooooooops didn't see the post before i wrote that........that explain's

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Contender443 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 5:30pm
Originally posted by Wave Rider

Looks good but is it meant to be sailed single handed cos you dont normally have a single hander with a jib do you ???/

As i probably am correct me if im wrong !

What about the Int Canoes? They have had 2 then 3 sails for ages.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Wave Rider Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 5:56pm

Oh yeah sorry

my mistake

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That boat looks pretty cool what size py do we recon its sailing to?

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looks like a good high performance boat, wouldnt mind having a go!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote I luv Wight Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 7:28pm
Originally posted by Phil eltringham

Wooden hull but light, looks fun!


but it's heavy!!!

designed for home construction from cedar and glass sheathing.

Hull is cross between contender, 505 and suppposedly 49er also.
Rig is cut down 49er.

However the righting moment ( this determines how much power you can actually use ) is quite low - one crew on wire on a narrow hull no wings.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote redback Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 05 at 10:36pm
Which explains the small mainsail on a short mast.
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