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Looking for F16 plans #266356
10/18/13 08:17 AM
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Hi all,
Im planing to build a F16 cat but cant seem to find any plans. I tried to contact phill brander for the blade plans at the address: bladecatamarans@gmail.com but have not gotten an answer. AHPC sells plans for the taipan 4.9 but according to them it is not a great F16 as it cant take a kite due to the low hull buoyancy.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Kofi

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Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #266359
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Phill can take a while to respond to e-mails. He got back
To me after a month.

Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #266364
10/18/13 03:38 PM
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A couple of people that have built Blades are the Barrett brothers at the "Fibreglass Factory" Lonsdale South Australia and Marcus Towell at Victor Harbour South Australia

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Nacra 5.8 1703 Cant have two Ram Raiders at the same time so not named yet
Nacra 5.8 1667 Ram Raider
Nacra 18 Square
Taipan 5.7 134
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Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #266379
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Rolf Nilsen (also active on this forum) has built a Blade here in Europe.

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Boats: TheBoatShop.be
Stories: bladef16.blogspot.com
Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #266381
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I got a email from bladecatamarans last night so all should be sorted. Thanks for the help

kofi

Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #271898
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Sorry digging up old thread.
I have mailed him at 2014-01-01, and still not gotten any response.
I also consider to build a mosquito.
Also I would like to know, how is blade and mosquito if you compare them side by side.?

Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #271900
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Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #271925
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Is there any possibility do describe it a little more detaljed.?

What I would like to know is the difference in :
performance light wind, hard wind.
And which of them - if any, is best to use if I later want to add foils.

Thankyou

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Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: kofi-annan2000] #271965
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The F16/Blade is a lot bigger boat than the mosquito. they are both the same length but the mossie was designed in a completely different era.

the f16 is a faster boat in all breezes, it has a larger rig and a set of hulls designed to cope.

neither are suitable for foiling, a timber boat would struggle with the loads around the transom and main beams.


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Re: Looking for F16 plans [Re: JeffS] #272263
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Originally Posted by JeffS
....... and Marcus Towell at Victor Harbour South Australia


Formulacatamarans, Pty.
28 Surrey Ave
Victor Harbor, SA 5211
M: 0411021100

Marcus Towell
info@formulacatamarans.com.au

http://www.formulacatamarans.com/#/home

cool


Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740


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