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  • home built Flica 37

  • plywood Romany 34

  • lightweight 14ft Zeta mainhull

  • Strike 15 trimaran at speed

  • 28ft Skoota in British Columbia

  • 10ft 2 sheet ply Duo dinghy

  • 24ft Strider sailing fast

  • 36ft Mirage open deck catamaran

Hull Planking

Below knuckle - 30 sq m western red cedar, either rectangular 25 x 10mm or profiled 32 x 10mm. Sizes are finished after planing.
Topsides - 28 sq m western red cedar (planks can be up to 70mm wide) OR 16 sheets 8/9mm plywood plus 70m 2" x 1" timber
Gunwales 35m 3" x 1"

Glass -  out side skin 430g Unidirectional 30 sq m or 55 sq m if topsides are cedar inside skin 600g Biaxial 50 sq m (Note: Option - use 600g biaxial inside and out)

Epoxy glue 90 Kgs plus fillers etc

Bulkheads and Beams
6mm ply  9 sheets
9mm ply  6 sheets
3" x 2"  50m
3" x 1"  20m

Interior
6mm ply  6 sheets
9mm ply  5 sheets
1" x 1"  30m
2" x 1"  80m
2" x 2"  10m

Bridgedeck
9mm ply  8 sheets
12mm ply 3 sheets
2" x 1" 15m
3" x 2"  25m

Decking

6mm ply  2 sheets
8/9mm ply  20 sheets
12mm ply  3 sheets
2" x 1"  80m
2" x 2"  30m
3" x 2"  10m

Sheathing decks 300g glass cloth 55 sq m Glue 75 Kgs plus fillers

Note: Polyurethene glue (eg Balcotan) can be used instead of epoxy for gluing planking and for interior furniture etc

Note: All plywood to be best quality marine grade gaboon (okume). List assumes sheet size is 8' x 4'. All timber to be best quality softwood eg sitka spruce, yellow cedar, douglas fir or similar. Dimensions are finished, nominal "planed all round" PAR. eg 2" x 1" has a finished size of approx 45mm x 20mm

You can also build Sagitta in foam sandwich. Please ask me for more details