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Old 12 November 2010, 11:47   #131
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Any draft pics of the rib version you can share with us?
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Old 13 November 2010, 06:41   #132
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Very impressive looking boat,.... 'look forward to seeing it in Dartmouth sometime!
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is that really just 34 feet LOA? it looks much bigger than that??
It's 34' or 10m UIM racing length which is the length measured from the tip of the bow to the bottom of the transom - with the extension over the drives on the inboard versions it will be around 38' or maybe a bit longer LOA.

Zippy - everyone is welcome to look over the boat - just not all at once! I am back from NZ on the 10/12 - if anyone wants the tour call me after that date (I may need a couple of days to catch up and get over the jet lag) - testing as soon as possible!

The first race will be the Brass Monkey in February from Poole - Bournemouth Pier is the place to watch!
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Old 28 November 2010, 03:29   #134
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Thanks cookee

Will try and be out for the feb race! Never know, mine mite be finished by then too!!!

Good luck with the rigging.
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Not sure if the Brass Monkey is happening now - it seems it may be cancelled?

Progress has been a bit slow recently with Phantom 19 building and the holidays - we do have a tubed version planned and we now have the graphics for the outboard version - see photos! Whilst we haven't done any graphics, a tubed outboard version will also be available
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Now look what you've done; spilt my lunch all over me whilst slobbering over those pics.
If it goes as well as it looks you should clean up.
Anytime you need ballast.....................
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Not sure if the Brass Monkey is happening now - it seems it may be cancelled?

Progress has been a bit slow recently with Phantom 19 building and the holidays - we do have a tubed version planned and we now have the graphics for the outboard version - see photos! Whilst we haven't done any graphics, a tubed outboard version will also be available
Looks great

Just one q though - has it been designed for those Verado 350s ie. is this a case where since the boat is designed for them, they would be chosen over say the Opti 300xs - staying with Mercury?
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Looks great

Just one q though - has it been designed for those Verado 350s ie. is this a case where since the boat is designed for them, they would be chosen over say the Opti 300xs - staying with Mercury?
I'm pretty sure you can't design a boat for a particular outboard - it was initially intended for twin inboards, but we have made the moulds so that it would be possible to fit either inboards or outboards - you could even fit a pair of Yamahas!
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....you could even fit a pair of Yamahas!
I think gotchi is looking for somewhere to fit his eco-Seagull
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I'm pretty sure you can't design a boat for a particular outboard - it was initially intended for twin inboards, but we have made the moulds so that it would be possible to fit either inboards or outboards - you could even fit a pair of Yamahas!
Surely weight, and balance can be designed into a hull. As well as being designed to cater exactly for how an engine likes to run ie. etec high and Suzukis a bit lower? And also the characteristics of the prop that you plan on using, changing attitude to suit etc. Or is it simply a case of drawing some lines on CAD and seeing how it goes...was Leeway's "purpose designed" hook a bit pointless then
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