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by yrdog
Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Jet Shallow Water Video
Replies: 15
Views: 1599

Re: FS14 Jet Shallow Water Video

Paul your the man... :D
by yrdog
Mon May 03, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: DIARY
Replies: 276
Views: 25670

Re: DIARY

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Is it a pumpkin?
by yrdog
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Catamaran progress?
Replies: 185
Views: 15004

Re: Catamaran progress?

I see us going in two possible directions with the design goal: - a super light beach able boat with outboards, economical but with not an all weather offshore boat or - a more capable heavier boat with twin inboards, more accommodations but cost 3 times as much and not beach able. I vote for the s...
by yrdog
Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Catamaran progress?
Replies: 185
Views: 15004

Re: Catamaran progress?

How about something like this for you center console guys...

http://www.argo-boats.com/argo21_specs.html

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Here's an article published in the May 1998 issue of popular mechanics:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/outdoor ... 76941.html
by yrdog
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Catamaran progress?
Replies: 185
Views: 15004

Re: Catamaran progress?

Always thought catamarans were weird until I dove and fished on one of these last summer in the Keys. My friend has the 26 footer which has an 8'6" beam. Nice boats!! How about something like this? http://www.calcuttaboats.com/ Very cool! best example I've seen in this thread, especially that 36 8)...
by yrdog
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Catamaran progress?
Replies: 185
Views: 15004

Re: Catamaran progress?

jacquesmm wrote:Up to 22', we can get a decent beam ratio in a trailerable boat, above that, the boat has to be wider.
YAHOOoooo... :lol: :lol: :lol:
gstanfield wrote: I'm certain that whatever you come up with will be best in class 8)
I second that... :D 8)
by yrdog
Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:59 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Catamaran progress?
Replies: 185
Views: 15004

Re: Catamaran progress?

what about this- http://www.cheetahmarine.co.uk/en/ ..look at the test where 4.4 tonnes of water is dumped on the deck. steve http://www.cheetahmarine.co.uk/images/sized/images/ugc/DSC_0127-500x334.JPG Looks like a great fishing platform for the PNW with the small pilot house. This picture is of th...
by yrdog
Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Catamaran progress?
Replies: 185
Views: 15004

Re: Catamaran progress?

The ultra light catamaran concept has lots of advantages: - It cost less: less glass, less resin, less plywood. - It can be built fast because it is simple. - It is a very versatile boat type: fantastic fishing platform, capable to go offshore in the hands of a skipper who understands its limits, g...
by yrdog
Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: spray rails and strakes on FS14
Replies: 11
Views: 1388

Re: spray rails and strakes on FS14

PJPiercey wrote:
yrdog wrote:Mostly in southern Puget Sound and Hoods Canal for fishing/exploring... 8)
Don't forget the half a million chinook expected up the Columbia this year 8O
8O 8O :lol: 8O

Yahoooooo... Forgot about the Columbia..!. :lol:
by yrdog
Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: spray rails and strakes on FS14
Replies: 11
Views: 1388

Re: spray rails and strakes on FS14

We're chasing redfish again tomorrow. It's supposed to warm up into the 60s with a midday low tide to warm up the flats, and I'll be wearing long johns, 2 pairs of socks, insulated boots, 3 or 4 shirts and sweaters, and a parka rated to 30 below zero. And a sock hat. and I still won't be warm :? :l...