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by darwincat
Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Replies: 140
Views: 113757


Good day, We are still have a large compression type beam as per the 1230's however we did move it forward to facilitate the installation of our main bunk on the bridge-deck to port then a 1500mm x 1000mm fwd cockpit in the centre and then an inside helm/nav area to starboard. The fwd cockpit is sti...
by darwincat
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Navigation
Topic: transom mounting
Replies: 24
Views: 25659

transom mounting

Good Day, I subscribe to this blog and thought this information about dual (one in each hull,with individual identity) is very useful.
by darwincat
Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: The Odd Spot - When it doesn't fit below
Topic: which design to choose
Replies: 13
Views: 10686

which design to choose

Good day Dreamtime,

I know our build is not ply but she will be light and lean.

I also realise how important it is to see a boat in person.

You would be welcome to visit "Binary" which is located just a bit south of Darwin.

by darwincat
Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Anchorages or just Great Spots
Topic: Coongul creek, Fraser Island.
Replies: 10
Views: 14849

Coongul creek, Fraser Island.

Beaut Spot, Beaut Boats
by darwincat
Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Outboards / Inboards
Topic: Engine Controls
Replies: 0
Views: 6459

Engine Controls

Dual helm stations, dual control heads for dual engines I am building a Oram 44'C, with inboard diesels. The helm locations are at 11m and 4.5m from each engine and the engines are greater than 6m apart (all by cable route). I wish to have one dual lever control head at each helm and have not dealt...
by darwincat
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:04 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: SV "Somewhere"
Replies: 184
Views: 163558

SV "Somewhere"

Hi Allen,good to see your launching.I see schools out in the marina today and montage scrubbing his bottom (the boat)must be a race on?? Are u going to be ready? Managed to motor across to watch the racing on Monday. School's Out goes Ok doesn't she? Bryan was told if he returns for next years race...
by darwincat
Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: SV "Somewhere"
Replies: 184
Views: 163558

SV "Somewhere"

Now you are just bragging, with that last view showing how little of those long hulled Orams sit in the water.

Now everyone can see why, with a weight around 5-6 tonnes, the reason they are so fast.
by darwincat
Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: staunchion height
Replies: 10
Views: 14928

staunchion height

Here is a good example of no stanchions. ... 6b0c50.jpg
by darwincat
Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:17 am
Forum: Oops - Quirky photos / films
Topic: Check this out for effective use of space
Replies: 2
Views: 6452

Check this out for effective use of space

That is simply amazing.

Here is some Dutch boat building spatial management. ... index.html

Henny is a very clever builder.
by darwincat
Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: Bureaucratic Bull
Topic: Registration.
Replies: 3
Views: 6299


Also AMSA probably won't except SV ?????? :lol: