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by gonandkarl
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: PX14 Question
Replies: 3
Views: 723

PX14 Question

Hi, Do you think it is a good idea after epoxying the inside of the 2 hulls to fill them with foam before gluing on the decks so they are sealed completely and definitely unsinkable or would this add too much weight and it is overkill for such a small sailboat ? Here a picture of one of the hulls ou...
by gonandkarl
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Solo flats skiff 13 vs SK14
Replies: 11
Views: 596

Re: Solo flats skiff 13 vs SK14

Hi, The designed weight is 85 lbs but I think even that Jeff raised my status to a Bateau builder I am not so sure if I stand up to it with the weight of my built boats. I did not weigh my FS13 but I think I am about 10 percent above the designed weight because I always put on too much fairing and e...
by gonandkarl
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD14 - Ciulnita
Replies: 48
Views: 28161

Re: AD14 - Ciulnita

Hi,
Beautiful boat and congratulations to finish it so fast. It took me 6 Years to finish my Adelie.
I wish you just as much fun sailing your boat as I have.
Greetings from Karl
by gonandkarl
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project
Replies: 2392
Views: 264551

Re: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project

Hi,
Thanks for the video, I will never have to mount a tank but is is nevertheless interesting how one attaches such a tank and it seems you planned to make it so that you can exchange the tank in the future if it is needed. Build on I love to follow your build of a real ship.
Greetings from Karl
by gonandkarl
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: c17 in the bayou splashed
Replies: 38
Views: 6804

Re: c17 in the bayou splashed

Congratulations on building this beautiful boat. Unfortunately my French does not exist, so please explain what the name means, I definitely guess it has to do with fishing.
by gonandkarl
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Bobob's V10 Sailing Isolation Build - Brisbane, Australia
Replies: 16
Views: 2507

Re: Bobob's V10 Sailing Isolation Build - Brisbane, Australia

Hi, Congratulations to a beautiful built V10 and the speed record in building it you definitely broke. Corona has its good sides it lets boats appear within a few weeks and the birds and bumble bees in my garden are multiplying themselves just as fast in fantastic smelling air because of hardly any ...
by gonandkarl
Fri May 15, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: FS13 doublers needed?
Replies: 12
Views: 1925

Re: FS13 doublers needed?

Hi, I have built the FS13 and found out that with my weight 120 KG it is advisable to stand on the doubler which I installed exactly according to the plan and I built SS threads sticking up in the corner of the doubler to attach the handhold. The deck is suitable to walk on when it is floating and I...
by gonandkarl
Tue May 05, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 'Skinnydip' build, and boating adventures, Noosa, Australia
Replies: 6021
Views: 523216

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Beautiful mould, is the exact angle of each board given on the plans ? I can imagine it takes a while to draw and cut out such moulds.
by gonandkarl
Mon May 04, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 (Tipsy) Myrtle Beach
Replies: 2038
Views: 170017

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Thanks Bogie for the tip about the 2 apps I will try them when I start sailing again. Right now it is still too cold here
by gonandkarl
Mon May 04, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 (Tipsy) Myrtle Beach
Replies: 2038
Views: 170017

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Hi,
This is a beautiful report about your first sail on the sea. How did you record the route together with the map ? Which plotter do you have installed ?
Congratulations to a beautiful finished Adelie.
Greetings from Karl