Ray Kendrick building his trimaran.
As time goes I had found many fantastic sailboat project web pages and I would like to introduce them for you. This is awesome when man can make his dream come thru, and this time the dream is hand-build sailboat. I hadn`t watch if there any sailboat projects on youtube yet, this will be the next step for me:)
I will start with my favorites, of course.
Ray Kendrick building his folding trimaran SCARAB 22
epoxy, 1/2″ corecell, fiberglass, carbon fibre, resin Infusion:
The layup is as follows: 1-release plastic film, 2-peel ply, 3-LT400 glass, 4-perforated corecell, 5-LT400 glass, 6-peel ply, 7-perforated plastic film, 8-breather felt, 9-vinyl vacuum bag.
LenghtOverAll: 6.775m (22' 4.5 ")
Beam folded: 2.5m (8' 2.5")
Draft: 275mm (0' 11"), 1.215m (4' 0")
Displacement to DWL: 900kg (1980#)
Weight width foam: 420Kg
Building time: 3 years [march 2004 - 2007 july]
I would say that he is one of the best self-job describers out there:) I just love to watch pictures and read his easy-readable job explaning texts. Enjoy!!