Subject: Re: [harryproa] Re: Solitarry windward hull construction
From: "Rob Denney" <>
Date: 8/22/2007, 10:54 PM


The foam held it's shape.  In fact, it was possible to apply a bit of downwards force to the gunwhale and get even more round in the bilge before it was glassed.


On 8/22/07, chesapeake410 <> wrote:

Hello Rob,

How did you glass the inside with the bag holding the shape and in
the way, or did the foam hold it's shape on it's own after sitting
overnight ?

George Kuck
Chestertown, MD

-- In, "proaharry" <harryproa@...> wrote:
> G'day,
> I have posted some photos that Mark took of the windward hull being
> built. Pretty incredible. Derek has managed to get a compound
> from the flat foam panels, in a similar way to tortured ply.
> Differences are that the foam can be much thicker (we used 12mm/half
> inch, could have been any thickness), more compounding can be
> as the foam will stretch and it is quicker and easier. The hull was
> glassed inside below the waterline the following day, and outside
> below the waterline the day after. The deck is being infused
> tomorrow. The cabin and other bits the following day.
> Regards,
> Rob

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