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by rick berrey
Tue May 07, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: VG26 limits
Replies: 38
Views: 578

Re: VG26 limits

Would the VG26 be less sensitive to heeling and better balanced is stretched length only ? If not will the motorsailer be in the same 10 ton range shown , or will it be a lighter displacement ?
by rick berrey
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Larger VG
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Larger VG

I know a larger VG would probable not generate the sales need to to justify the design . So over the years I have looked at scaling the VG26 by 10% . Looking at what went into the design I think it started as a VG27 and then scaled down . If I am right standing head room was a trade off when it came...
by rick berrey
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: An All-Season Trailerable Sailboat
Replies: 18
Views: 391

Re: An All-Season Trailerable Sailboat

While the 30' sailboat has been brought up could you either rethink finishing the one you started , or may be look at the pluses and minuses involved in turning the VG26 into a VG 30 or close to it ? I know one builder put a stright shaft inboard into a VG26 , but I think it was electric . I don't w...
by rick berrey
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Teardrop trailer - first images
Replies: 20
Views: 1179

Re: Teardrop trailer - first images

Could lightly glassed blue foam be used on the top to provide a little insulation ?
by rick berrey
Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: V G 26
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: V G 26

Years back when I looked at the VG26 for a retirement boat I think the 10% mark was the limit . A 30' VG 26 will make me rethink my build plans . I will be building in foam , so adding frames is not an issue . Thanks
by rick berrey
Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: V G 26
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: V G 26

Is the 30' LOD 25' X 20% , or LOA 27 X 10% . Thanks
by rick berrey
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Larger Nina
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

Re: Larger Nina

What about the PG25C built to the UN panga frames , or maybe tweek the UN frames from a displacement to more of a semi displacement boat ?
by rick berrey
Sun Jan 24, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rub Rail HMD19
Replies: 7
Views: 335

Re: Rub Rail HMD19

On our work boats rubber rub rails tends to get nicked , or once in awhile ripped off. I would think wood would be about the same , except for harder knocks that result in chunks ,or compression spots in the wood .
by rick berrey
Sun Aug 30, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: CAT22 Sailboat?
Replies: 49
Views: 9059

Re: CAT22 Sailboat?

Evan are you still working on the cat design ? And if you have hulls only designed can they be used for a de-mountable cat with pod ? Rick
by rick berrey
Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Transom foam
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: Transom foam

Would it be a better choice for a large bulkhead in place of H80 ?