Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 02 December 2009, 07:20   #1
Member
 
Cookee's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Salcombe, Devon, UK
Boat name: BananaShark
Make: BananaShark
Length: 10m +
Engine: 2xYanmar 260 diesels
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,225
BananaShark 34' Build thread

Whilst this is a hard boat, so few boats are built from scratch now I thought this may be of interest to some people on here despite the fact that it is a hard boat - we do have drawings for a RIB version though, and will build one if the demand is there!

The first set show the tools required to make a level floor - using a level and a laser with a simple tool Kitten laid out the plywood pads where the plug would touch the floor.

Then the pile of laser cut MDF arrived from the nice people at www.cut-tec.co.uk and the jigsaw puzzle was assembled!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	PB260147.jpg
Views:	210
Size:	60.8 KB
ID:	47796   Click image for larger version

Name:	PB260150.jpg
Views:	202
Size:	45.5 KB
ID:	47797   Click image for larger version

Name:	Pile.jpg
Views:	233
Size:	99.7 KB
ID:	47798   Click image for larger version

Name:	PB270172.jpg
Views:	224
Size:	80.8 KB
ID:	47799   Click image for larger version

Name:	PB280184.jpg
Views:	254
Size:	81.8 KB
ID:	47800  

__________________

__________________
Cookee
Originally Posted by Zippy
When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
Cookee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 07:22   #2
Member
 
Cookee's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Salcombe, Devon, UK
Boat name: BananaShark
Make: BananaShark
Length: 10m +
Engine: 2xYanmar 260 diesels
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,225
The jigsaw puzzle assembly continues!

That's all for now - more later!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	PB280193.jpg
Views:	216
Size:	87.4 KB
ID:	47801   Click image for larger version

Name:	PB280201.jpg
Views:	224
Size:	84.1 KB
ID:	47802   Click image for larger version

Name:	PB280205.jpg
Views:	230
Size:	85.5 KB
ID:	47803   Click image for larger version

Name:	PB280211.jpg
Views:	349
Size:	86.0 KB
ID:	47804  
__________________

__________________
Cookee
Originally Posted by Zippy
When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
Cookee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 07:25   #3
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
Boat name: Little Joe.
Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4m +
Engine: Honda BF50
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 8,841
Ikea boat, nice idea. You could've given that workshop a tidy Cookee.
__________________
Mollers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 07:36   #4
RIBnet supporter
 
Ian M's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: New Milton
Boat name: Jianna
Make: Osprey
Length: 6m +
Engine: 200 E-TEC
MMSI: 235076954
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 1,933
Very interesting Thanks for taking the time. Looking forward to the continuing story.
__________________
Ian

Dust creation specialist
Ian M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 07:56   #5
Member
 
Bigmuz7's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Glasgow
Boat name: stramash
Make: Tornado
Length: 5m +
Engine: Etec 90
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 5,068
Cool Can you tell us what its being built for (apart from the obvious) and whats going to power it ?
__________________
Bigmuz7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 08:06   #6
Member
 
Cookee's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Salcombe, Devon, UK
Boat name: BananaShark
Make: BananaShark
Length: 10m +
Engine: 2xYanmar 260 diesels
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,225
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bigmuz7 View Post
Cool Can you tell us what its being built for (apart from the obvious) and whats going to power it ?
It will look a lot like the picture below, and it will be powered by a pair of Yanmar BY260's with Arneson Number 6 drives and ZF63 gearboxes, the speed we are aiming for is 75mph, but anything over 70mph will be great.

That engine configuration will fit into Class "E" in the Marathon / Endurance series and if we get it done in time we hope to take part in the World Championships in Cowes next August, but that is seriously close, so we'll have to wait and see how it goes!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	P016_R72 M.jpg
Views:	314
Size:	38.4 KB
ID:	47805  
__________________
Cookee
Originally Posted by Zippy
When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
Cookee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 08:11   #7
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Make: extreme 24
Length: 7m +
Engine: merc 6.2 320hp
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 709
thought it was 34ft
__________________
Carl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 08:13   #8
Member
 
Cookee's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Salcombe, Devon, UK
Boat name: BananaShark
Make: BananaShark
Length: 10m +
Engine: 2xYanmar 260 diesels
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,225
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carl View Post
thought it was 34ft
Fixed!
__________________
Cookee
Originally Posted by Zippy
When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
Cookee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 10:04   #9
Member
 
Knot Yet's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Horsham
Boat name: Knot a RIB
Make: Avon Typhoon
Length: 4m +
Engine: Yamaha 25hp
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 868
Cool - a flatbacked boat - perfect

Cracking thread Cookie - looking forward to it growing

Take care

J
__________________
Sometimes my mind not only wanders ..... it leaves completely

Member of the ebay Blue RIB cover club.
Knot Yet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 December 2009, 10:27   #10
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 4,194
Cookee, did you say MDF???? Marine grade Ply?? looks bloody awesome tho!
__________________

__________________
matt h is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:27.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.