Monthly Archives: October 2014


Idea 19
IDEA19: a lethal weapon on ORC club racing ? Michele, the owner/builder of IDEA19 “Muchacha”, after a few season of successful racing in a simplified “no rating” system club racing,  chose to “go big”  and few weeks ago decided to require an official ORC rating certificate for his boat; (ORC […]

IDEA19: a lethal weapon on ORC club racing ?


Seakayaks
serious sea-trials for a serious  seakayak   …and an everything but serious paddler… Let’s start form the beginning: I live in Sardinia, wich is basically an awesome deserted island at the center of Mediterranean Sea: 1,6 million of  people , half million in the Cagliari’s urban area; so the rest […]

serious sea-trials for a serious seakayak


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How to build a seakayak /PART 8 Eighth part of our tutorial on how to build a seakayak Bette 500 HV, using plywood and epoxy resin , with the so called “stitch and glue” system building the seat and assembling seakayak deck and hull time required: building and gluing the seat […]

how to build a seakayak/ PART EIGHT



Hirundo 750 building
Bruno and Salvatore, aka Barbamasu (www.barbamasu.com ) , are building the Hull n.1 of my design Hirundo 750; she is a sporty 7,5 metres trailerable sailboat with a good amount of interior volume; or that was, in my intention…. Barbamasu decided to turn her into a serious small cruiser, so […]

Tayloring building plans to builder’s needs


Rossi 5
How to build a seakayak /PART 7 Seventh part of our tutorial on how to build a seakayak Bette 500 HV, using plywood and epoxy resin , with the so called “stitch and glue” system   working on the hull time required : internal stiffening with glass fabric strips : 3 […]

How to build a seakayak / PART SEVEN