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Motor, mount & prop-shaft. by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 28 days ago
Thanks for your reply. I am more of a speed freak. I love the Vosper /MTB's style hulls as you can really push them to there limits, as I can also with the deep V huntsman style hulls. My Proboat Miss Geico catamaran I can run flat out even on turns. But am unsure about fitting an out runner, I have scaled down the Crash Tender to 28" and have just put in a small outrunner but very apprehensive of running her. This is because i'm unsure of overheating and catching fire. Silly rally as she is a fireboat. But as you have one in your Crash Tender with no problems, then I will finish her off and give her a run. Thanks for your help. I am watching this build as eagerly as I did your wonderful Crash Tender. I cannot wait to see the en result and some video of her on water. I'm sad I wasn't able to get along to the show this weekend.

Mast fittings by jbkiwi Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
I've sailed and re-rigged small full scale yachts and catamarans all my life and never seen a fitting like that. Perhaps it was put there as a halyard or stay 'tidy' for storage purposes? looks more like an upside down boat cover tie down clip or part of a latch. Perhaps try the door and lock section at your local hardware super store. Found this on google. As the other guys have said though, probably hand made. Usually, no rigging fittings on yachts have square edges unless they are part of a fitting.

Robbe Smaragd by East-RN Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
Hi Doug. Yes, I plan to take some pictures/video and post them. Primarily, I was hoping to help NPJ with his request for original plans etc. I realise it was last October when he requested them. I have made some changes to the main sheet control, planking and windows on the Cabin and an auto bailout on the cockpit wells. He may be interested in those as well. I have not met any other owners of this Classic model. It would be good to meet up with other owners and get them Cruising across a reasonable sized stretch of water (Not Racing). I have sailed and raced Dingy's and Catamarans, and this model is as close the real thing as I have experienced, and a good trainer for anyone learning how to manipulate and set sails, as well as use of the rudder. Keep Upright 😁😎 Ray

Brushless motor selection by ARTH Apprentice   Posted: 8 months ago
MY #1 CHOICE WOULD BE A NEU MOTOR . NEU MOTORS ARE A BIT COSTLY BUT HOLD A LOT OF RECORDS . LEOPARD MOTORS ARE NICE TOO .BOTH MOTORS HAVE WATER JACKETS FOR THEM . I PUT A NEW 1515 IN A 27" CATAMARAN RUNNING 4S AND GOT 68 MPH ON THE GPS. ALSO I HAVE AN OLD DUMAS SKI DADDLE 36" RUNNING A LEOPARD LBP3674 - 2650KV WITH 3S AND GET ABOUT 40 MPH . I AM NOW WORKING ON A 36" GENISIS CAT WITH TWO LEOPARDS . PERFORMANCE TO BE SEEN !!!! I HOPE THIS HELPS YOU OUT SOME .

17-28 Torbay Severn Lifeboat by Weedman Seaman   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi Donnieboy, Nice video. Given me inspiration to make some of my own, never really gave it a thought until now. Hi Lesfac, What you said is correct. If you are intending to race around as fast as you can, even entering races at meets within your Club, then brushless motors are the best. I myself use both types. Brushless for speed in my Offshore, Catamaran, Rigger and all Vee shaped hulls but in my Dumas American Beauty Mississippi River Towboat (Jesus, that's a mouthful)and Joffre Tyne Tug then I use standard motors because they are not designed to race around but plod along. I also have a Southampton Tug which together with the Joffre are and will be used for their intended purposes. I am right now waiting for anyone to give me some advice on how to dismatel the Southampton so I can upgrade the RC equipment together with the batteries. I will however continue to use standard motors all be it, of a higher power for a Tugs daily job.

Genesis 9000 by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
I agree with the weight being shifted forward a iittle bit.Bow high in a catamaran will catch too much air causing the boat to flip.All it takes is a good gust of wind.Good speed on the boat.After trials you'll have a good fast boat.

Orange Mystery by twofloats12 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
http://www.sailsetc2.com http://sailsetc.com try these people i have used them for materials for the catamaran i have made, they are very good, i brought sail material and made my own the all so supply ready made class sails.another person is pj sails hope this helps

from the Philippines by analyst Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
hi Everyone! just want to solicit some advice. i'll be asking the local boat maker here in my place to build a catamaran style boat in few days time. i decided to use the dimensions as follows; LOA = 1.5m, B= 1m, D= 0.5m. both hulls will be identical. boat capacity will be approx 20-30kg(motors and electronics onboard). with this in mind, i'm soliciting suggestions for the appropriate prop size and motor to be used. electric or gas engines? im planning to use one motor for each hull. thanks in advance for the comment guys!

from the Philippines by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi Analyst, Sounds like a really big project. I think maybe you should try a tri-Catamaran configuration! you say you want it to be stable in the water, I think a tri-Catamaran shape would be some what more stable than just a regular Catamaran! This is just my thoughts though, good luck on your project. please keep us updated, also start a build blog of your boat concept.....

from the Philippines by analyst Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
@figtree7nts - I'm planning to build a USV type of boat with general specs; *catamaran type hull (not yet sure of the dimensions but based on my own research maybe L- 58", beam - 20" for each hull) *long range (20-30kms) *cruise speed (3-4 km/h) on board components *FPV cameras (at least 2) *motors (not sure what type but I'm leaning more on electric than gas) *GPS and antennas for long range capability. i want to start with the basics first and probably will include add-ons in navigation in the future. i just want to have a reliable running platform at first. it will be used in salt water environment. I'm thinking of a twin hull to make it more stable out in the waters. It will not be deployed in rough weather but i think it would be better to have a twin hull for stability. I already have a Taranis Tx and Rx which i used for simulators before. thanks for link on the website. indeed they have lots of stuffs. my only concern is they are based in England so i will pay for multiple export fees until it reaches the Philippines(sad reality) From England they will have it delivered in the US(virtual address) then from the US to my country through a local courier. I cannot let the store deliver it directly to the Philippines because the Customs here will surely rain me with custom's taxes and it will require me to personally pick up the items. but i'll give it a try first and see the difference. it will be my first time to order on UK based websites.

bojo by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 years ago
Great looking Catamaran! 👍

What is this Vessel ? by Ballast Admiral   Posted: 3 years ago
Yes it was very similar above the waterline but was flat bottomed rather than a catamaran.

Missing Aerokits models by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 years ago
Hi, I learn from this site that Aerokits made a Tara yacht and a SeaHawk catamaran. I had no idea they did these and would very much like to build them. Does anyone have the plans for them and would consider doing me some copies? Or maybe somebody has the models in a state and would consider selling to this Aerokits nut? Cheers, Martin

International Model Boat Show by cormorant Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 years ago
A visit to last year's show renewed my interest in model boats after a lapse of 30years! I have since purchased a one metre yacht, a catamaran and have a 1930's Bermuda rigged yawl on the building blocks.

Joysway Force2 60 catamaran by cormorant Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 years ago
I certainly hadn't considered the points you raise and the safety concerns. I will continue to remove the batteries for charging and explore the sticky tape you use. Thank you for your advice. Steve