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C LEGS



After hours of searching through plans for a boat to build I figured the next best thing was to design my own. So working off the types of boats I liked I came up with C LEGS.

Built from 6 mm ply glassed over she is strong and light. I wanted max water line length for the space I had in my garage so set the out board back into a well.

Next as I live across the road from Cockle Bay 50 meters I set about thinking about an easy way to get there and came up with the ides of replacing a trailer with wheels that fold up at the stern and a pair at the front I can stow or leave on the beach.

It works very well and I get lots of interesting comments. She is 4.2 meters long with a beam of 1.7 60 cm inside free board. A false floor and front water tight compartments provide plenty of buoyancy. The two lockers at the stern also help.



DESIGN SPECS
LOA (feet):
14′ 
0″
Beam (feet):
5′ 
6″
Type/Rig/Power:
Outboard powered fishing boat
Home Port:
Cockle Bay Howick Auckland New Zealand
Designer Name:
Barry Wood
Builder Name:
Barry Wood
Launching Date:
January 01, 2013
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Comments

Submitted by Barryjewel on

For the design process I made a scale model and when I was pleased with the look I scaled it up and made a building jig. Set up the stern at around 14 deg. carried this forward about half way then worked to the bow. The bottom has no keel and is straight through. I was not sure how this would effect her through the water but was very surprised. Slides a little in the turns but hold true in a sloop. Don't know if i was just lucky but she works.!!!! If you want more photos contact me. baz.wood@hotmail.com