Well I finally decided that i really had to start from scratch and re build a Footy Catamaran to meet the current rules.
The first FootyCAT I took up from a local club member who thought it might be fun to do a cat having seen my 507 on the local lake.
His concept was in ply with lots of bulkheads that got in the way of all sorts - so in the end I decided to start again.
From the little time I had managed to get it to work I realized that the hull needed a goodly rocker.
I had spoken to Gary Sanderson about his famed "Duck" & "Thintrekka" with their delightful fiberglass hulls very light...
So I decided to have a go for FootyCAT. Andrew Halstead expressed his fondness for Blue foam and as I had a lump that I had liberated from a skip, I hacked away at it till I had a design I liked.
Next I covered it in cling-film and proceeded to try to cover it in strips wetting them - oh what a messy job - Gary I take my hat off to you.
Still it was my first time and hey I got a hull off the foam plug.
It was then that I realized that something was drastically wrong.
As the foam plug came out I realized it was deformed like it had melted???
I had forgotten the exothermic reaction of the resin and hardener.. NUTS
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