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    Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    by GrahamP74 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ( Midshipman)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Measurements at Sea!
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    I spent a day at sea to understand the gear and get lots of measurements. The boat is fishing for whelks currently and after hauling and shooting 200 pots we had just under 500 kilos!

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    3 months ago by Martin555 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Hi Graham
    I bet you thoroughly enjoyed your day out.
    It certainly gives you a better understanding of the subject that you are about to build.
    It's also good that you are able to take measurements and photos of the real thing.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    3 months ago by Nerys ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Now that's what I call dedication to one's hobby. I'm sure you enjoyed it.

    Nerys
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    3 months ago by jbkiwi ( Captain)
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    That's a lot of fritters!! Lawrence will be pleased๐Ÿ˜€
    JB
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    2 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I have a Titanic model in my attic to build one day. Think I will give the sea trial a miss though.๐Ÿ˜€
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    2 months ago by Martin555 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Titanic's Sea trials will be fine in the summer, it's the winter you have to watch out for.LOL!

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Lieutenant)
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    Hi Graham, have you got plans for this boat? I believe
    Models by Design have a twin hull craft very similar to this, might be worth a look๐Ÿ˜ฎ

    Peter (Rooky)

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    2 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    Hi you are right they do have a model but it is not the same... I have tracked the plans down and am waiting for the drawings to be sent.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    My next project has been a request from a local fisherman who after seeing my other models has asked me to make one of his. My father put the engines in the boat when it was first built. Julie Jean works from the beach at Dungeness. I am going to make the hulls from scratch as I can not find a catamaran hull with the right hull shape. This will be made from board and then coated in glass and resin. Scale will be metric 5cm - 1 m so total length will be 50cm..some photos here of the boat

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very interesting project Graham,
    Will be following with interest, especially how you connect the two hulls.
    Two boats in one! Quite a job for scratch-building.
    But I'm sure, from what I've seen of your boats, that you're up to the challenge๐Ÿ‘
    Will it be static or RC?
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by Martin555 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Now that is different Graham.
    I am looking forward to this build.
    And I am sure you will enjoy making it.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    Will be RC. Thatโ€™s what I am going to have to work out, joining the hills shouldnโ€™t be too hard.... ๐Ÿคž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    "Will be RC. Thatโ€™s what I am going to have to work out, ..."
    Excellent, good to hear๐Ÿ‘ Looking forward to the equipment fit.
    "joining the hills shouldnโ€™t be too hard.... ๐Ÿคž "
    Perhaps a tad more difficult than joining the hulls!!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ
    Anyway, there aren't any hills within miles of Dungeness.
    Now around Folkestone that's another kettle of fish ....!
    Used to play in the hills north of the town as a kid.
    About where the Chunnel entrance now is I suppose, all concreted overโ˜น๏ธ
    We were BMXing there before BMXs were invented!
    Best of luck with your project๐Ÿ‘
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by Nerys ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    The Romney Marsh Mountain Rescue club might help out with the hills.

    Very interesting project. I'm sure I saw a model catamaran work boat, probably on our lake, recently, I must look out for it and see how he has done things. On thinking about it, it may have been at an open day.

    Best of luck with it.
    Nerys

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    Would be interested to see it if you have any photos!
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by marky ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    I'm sure there were a set of plans for a catamaran work boat in model boats magazine not to long ago.๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    Probably this one, but as you can see the rake of the bow is not right.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Bilge line is a bit off as well.
    But surely given the "base" plan from MB mag neither is so far different as to prevent you from modifying / scaling that plan to suit? Especially if you can scan it into a half decent drawing program! I did something similar for Krampus a while back just using jpg and pdf formats then.
    Nowadays I can use Corel Draw Tech Suite or Designer which makes such things much easier ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Go on Graham - Give it a go๐Ÿ‘
    Can't 'old me breff too much longer!
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Midshipman)
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    Well I have started tracking the plans down and have managed to find the yard that now has the rights to the plans. Hopefully after the bank holiday they will contact me..
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    3 months ago by Martin555 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Hi Graham,
    Good luck with your research.

    Martin555.
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