wet feet's Recent Activity

  1. wet feet attached a file to the thread Kickup rudder critique.

    I would like the hinged false transom a bit more if there were some kind of positive lateral location near the keel line and it was less...

    Apicil.JPG May 26, 2024 at 3:50 AM
  2. wet feet replied to the thread Kickup rudder critique.

    I quite like the rudder setup in post #37 and when down it shares with the IMOCA the use of a notched hull for lateral bracing.What...

    May 26, 2024 at 3:06 AM
  3. wet feet replied to the thread How much of a strength increase is realized with tape over a fillet?.

    The way I would regard it is that a fillet will probably hold the face veneers together inside the boat,but doesn't guarantee that the...

    May 25, 2024 at 3:25 PM
  4. wet feet attached a file to the thread Kickup rudder critique.

    That's one way to do the job,but I don't see any advantage beyond reducing the draught of the boat.Having a hull section between the...

    IMOCA rudder.JPG May 25, 2024 at 3:19 PM
  5. wet feet replied to the thread Displacement weight versus actual weight.

    I would think they are separating out the hull weight,which you may have to lift around,from the weight of the fully rigged boar when it...

    May 24, 2024 at 2:52 AM
  6. wet feet attached a file to the thread Bulb design/positioning.

    Have you considered that the larger rig might be the cause of the boat pitching slightly nose down when sailing offwind? I really don't...

    75 monotype.JPG May 22, 2024 at 3:44 PM