New boat for Seagull Sport

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New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Mon May 25, 2015 11:33 am

Paris Mk3 out for a test on Sunday.

She's ultra rough and a bit thrown together, but she goes well enough for a first attempt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-renD4tW6cU

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by THCL500J8 » Mon May 25, 2015 2:09 pm

Interesting idea, hope it go's very well for you.

Reminds me of something else. Saw it on duckworks a few years ago.
Thought it might be worth a try but never got to it.

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Mon May 25, 2015 9:25 pm

It should be ok. We’re only really wanting the pontoons to be in the water when the boat is stationary, so I’ll trim 100mm off the bottom before our next test. At speed, the narrow hull is plenty stable enough.

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Collector Inspector » Fri May 29, 2015 10:22 am

Paris H wrote:Paris Mk3 out for a test on Sunday.

She's ultra rough and a bit thrown together, but she goes well enough for a first attempt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-renD4tW6cU


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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Sat May 30, 2015 12:40 am

Will try for another test this weekend with the reduced pontoons. She's leaning on them quite a bit underway, which I don't want. There should be enough form stability in the main hull when she's on the plane. We have some moulds coming for new pontoons next week, so that will be a big step forward.

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Adrian Dale » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:45 pm

To the casual eye she looks heavy, could lose a lot of weight in the pontoons, after all they only need to give minimal support when stationary? also the cross members look quite massive.

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by THCL500J8 » Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:46 am

"Please Sir may we have some more"

Pictures that is.

Or is it still "Skunk Works" Classified. LOL.
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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Fri Jun 05, 2015 9:10 am

Plenty of pictures of my boat here:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1448957678753296&set=pb.100009172349341.-2207520000.1433491791.&type=3&theater

Not sure about the skunk works boat though. Looks a bit safe!

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by THCL500J8 » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:55 am

Skunk Works, for those not in the know

http://www.lockheedmartin.com.au/us/aer ... works.html
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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:14 am

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Horsley-Anarak » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:09 pm

Me no see Ping file :lol:

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by THCL500J8 » Sat Jun 27, 2015 11:36 pm

see i told you. its the new stealth Boat its invisible. LOL
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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:55 am

I chickened out of posting a picture till we have things a bit more sorted!

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Paris H » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:30 am

Cat's out of the bag.

Here you go:

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Re: New boat for Seagull Sport

Post by Horsley-Anarak » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:53 pm

Wow I love the V foil. Could do with a better picture, ruled this out for the UK races because of weed causing the foil to stall.

This in the correct water conditions should fly, do you only have a front foil, plus lifting stern? cant tell from the low res image.

Idea has been about for a bit, how fast is it going?

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Not allowed to plane at Lerryn, is this planing if the hull is out of the water, could say I was not planing but flying. :lol:

Very good job, but we do need more pictures.

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