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Well I havn't done a good job of updating this build log,The boat is almost ready for trials.
I must confess for once I have spent my free time building the boat rather than takings pictures and talking about it.
I am very exited about the possibilities for this boat. I have pushed the design into an area of the rule that I think is correct but without going to far away from what others and I have done previously.Comet is thus quite conservative in many ways and hence may offer a slight
I have decided to carry on with the design I penned for the UK nationals last year.
The boat never got finnished as I was unable to travel to the event.
The design is loosely based on Roger Stollerys "Roar Edge" M class,a boat I have admired for many years.
She is of med displacement at approx 475g all up.
Length is 330mm beam 90mm,she fits into the box on the diagonal.
It will be very interesting to see how the boat sails against the shorter
I have decided to use this Blog to detail the design and construction of a Footy class yacht for the Liverpool 2008 event.
It is very unlikely that I will travel to Liverpool from NZ to compete but I will be able to post the boat and have some one sail it for me.
I am going to make this project fairly "open source" I will even publish the lines plan and all details of the design once the event is over.
I understand there will be some sort of Design forum