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: email@example.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.
Posted By: bacho
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 10/18/13 05:46 PM
Phill can take a while to respond to e-mails. He got back
To me after a month.
Posted By: JeffS
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 10/18/13 08:38 PM
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
Posted By: Gilo
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 10/20/13 06:46 AM
Rolf Nilsen (also active on this forum) has built a Blade here in Europe.
Posted By: kofi-annan2000
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 10/20/13 10:50 AM
I got a email from bladecatamarans last night so all should be sorted. Thanks for the help
Posted By: sweptr
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 04/28/14 01:44 AM
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.?
Posted By: sweptr
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 04/29/14 01:31 PM
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.
Posted By: Dazz
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 04/30/14 12:28 AM
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.
Posted By: Pirate
Re: Looking for F16 plans - 05/09/14 09:52 AM
....... and Marcus Towell at Victor Harbour South Australia
28 Surrey Ave
Victor Harbor, SA 5211