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    08-21-2017, 04:25 AM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Still free thinking and I am sure not to everyone's palate. The rear float and connecting tube would supply a moment between zero and thirty...
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    08-21-2017, 02:57 AM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Some very valid points, I am taking the idea to limit to see where it leads, in reality it would need to be reined it a bit along the lines of your...
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    08-20-2017, 12:46 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thanks, a winged rudder was on my radar but not sure how it would cope at the low speed I envisage or with the log and weedy river I plan to sail on....
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    08-19-2017, 12:24 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for the feedback Al G and Clarkey to be honest the float has been given very little thought, based on the configuration it needs to provide...
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    08-19-2017, 02:28 AM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    More development: Crew moved aft Benches added Construction details refined Stability calculations confirm lateral stability Cartoping method...
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    08-12-2017, 02:59 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Lots mor thinking. Added an adjustable mast step and decided by changing the height of the lateral float I would have enough adjustments to create...
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    08-11-2017, 09:17 AM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    1600mm - 5' 4" on top of a very rough estimate of a Honda Jazz I don't post to get a response, just to record my thoughts.
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    08-11-2017, 01:38 AM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    1.8mm (6ft) wide. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    08-10-2017, 04:36 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thought I'd post the latest thoughts. Have reduced the length of the floats to 1800mm (5.9ft). The seating platform is skid shape and provide some...
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    08-09-2017, 05:08 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for the input, I do like the central seat. For my requirements I have to say the B&W photo is much more appealing because of the small part...
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    08-09-2017, 04:53 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for your reply, I value all input as I am just thinking in public and fully appreciate I am perhaps going down some blind alley - I love the...
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    08-09-2017, 04:20 PM
    Wow, now that is nice. I have gone on a different tack. For my 12' x 30" double paddle I have taken a standard SOT seat and worked on improving it....
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    08-08-2017, 04:37 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Have to stop for the night but this as a trampoline version. Thinking of creating a bench seat from the trampoline like a Hansa 303 wide,...
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    08-08-2017, 03:45 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    The first thought is that it should be cartopable and minimal assembly required. At the moment the width is 1465mm. My car width is 1700mm with...
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    08-08-2017, 02:27 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Lateral float moved aft, push pull rudder added to this. Still lots thinking to do Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    08-08-2017, 12:46 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thanks, I did think by using the beam I could use track / traveller like a catamaran and eliminate the boom and make the roller reefing work better
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    08-08-2017, 12:35 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    I actually started building one about thirty years again. An old proa had reached the end of it's life so I cut the Vaka in half as the floats, the...
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    08-08-2017, 12:04 PM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Big thanks for the link, very interesting yes totally what I am trying to achieve. A sailboat is going to need buoyancy tanks so why not build the...
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    08-08-2017, 11:59 AM
    tink replied to a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for the advice, probably not departing too far from conventional wisdom would be a good idea.
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    08-08-2017, 04:41 AM
    tink started a thread Triscarf in Designs / Plans
    Very rough sketch of a minimalist Triscarf. The idea is for a folding and easy transport of a craft for exploring small rivers easily. Some of the...
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    08-05-2017, 09:25 AM
    Back in the world of electronics after a week camping and / sailing, very sad loved all Brian's posts. My sympathies to Brian's loved ones.
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    07-29-2017, 02:24 PM
    if it is someone else's post it doesn't have an edit button or at least I can't find it. Anyway still at loss at how to see the pictures and how and...
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    07-29-2017, 12:43 AM
    tink replied to a thread SOF estuary dinghy in Designs / Plans
    The one with pointy stern was a Pilot boat, so speed rather than load carrying would be the order of the day. I also imagine that it would not be...
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    07-28-2017, 09:35 AM
    tink replied to a thread SOF estuary dinghy in Designs / Plans
    Part 3 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    07-28-2017, 09:34 AM
    tink replied to a thread SOF estuary dinghy in Designs / Plans
    Part 2 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    07-28-2017, 09:33 AM
    tink replied to a thread SOF estuary dinghy in Designs / Plans
    Some real and Model Cobles from Hartlepool Museum. Perhaps yours should be a Corf. Plenty of Cobles the other side of the Tees at Redcar, all sadly...
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    07-25-2017, 03:39 PM
    tink replied to a thread SOF estuary dinghy in Designs / Plans
    The Mirror was built with 3/16 ply 4.76mm, as this is not available anymore they are now build of 5mm ply. The original 45.5kg weight was based using...
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    07-25-2017, 02:01 PM
    tink replied to a thread SOF estuary dinghy in Designs / Plans
    Sounds like a pretty sound decision to me, keep us posted.
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    07-24-2017, 11:45 AM
    tink replied to a thread Cultural Differences in Designs / Plans
    For those who don't know the back story of Resinante http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?115191-Bequia-Dingy-Revival
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    07-24-2017, 04:03 AM
    tink replied to a thread Cultural Differences in Designs / Plans
    I was thinking the same, I guarantee wizbang has more fun sailing than any of the owners of the monsters
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