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    12-02-2018, 10:09 PM
    Hooligan navy replied to a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    Using an Alden design 1928 60' schooner plans, let's say, could an all composite boat be built. At what cost, and what are the trade offs? Can it...
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    11-30-2018, 03:49 PM
    Hooligan navy replied to a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    The old school mast may start out straight, then bend when leverage is applied. I guess the designers used some trial and error to figure out the...
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    11-30-2018, 02:53 PM
    Hooligan navy replied to a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    Just saw an interesting concept "there are only two straight lines on a sailboat" one the LWL, and two, the mast. Both have to do with speed. Longer...
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    11-30-2018, 02:04 PM
    Hooligan navy replied to a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    Your point about FRP hulls being "compromised" as opposed to "crafted by highly skilled craftsmen/woman, is a good one, but not much thought about in...
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    11-30-2018, 12:04 AM
    Hooligan navy replied to a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    I guess that poses this question. How do you choose a hull shape? One that's narrow, lite, and fast, or one that is wider, heavier, and "spreads the...
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    11-29-2018, 08:34 PM
    Hooligan navy replied to a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    My brother-in-law law would "surf" his wooden 55' sloop. What a thrill ride. There is something about old wooden boats.
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    11-29-2018, 05:03 PM
    Hooligan navy started a thread Munch in Misc. Boat Related
    What is the relationship between LOW to hull speed? I have seen 1.35 x square root of length. Does this apply to the new cat boats?
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Land locked 60's surfer
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