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Old 24-01-2007, 01:03   #1
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anyone know of any decent plans for a catamaran dinghy between 9-11ft?
i love cray diving and i have seen the results of a cray bouncing out of a plastic tub and into the sidewall of a duck, hence i want a cat dinghy for the diving, it also fits in with the theme of building a catamaran
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Old 24-01-2007, 05:32   #2
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aha but this has the aforementioned problem of being an inflatable
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But that makes it sooooooooooooo much easier to "Build".............and they are in "quality" PVC!
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They have the advantage of being inflatable.

All materials have pluses and minuses. Hypalon cannot be heat welded and must be glued. It is a harder process to control. PVC welds are strong and less expensive to build. Yes PVC is more suseptible to UV than Hypalon, but so is your skin and you manage to keep that in good shape. I suppose.

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Old 25-01-2007, 03:37   #6
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yes but hypalon is not a crocodile or reef friendly material, i was thinking of something that could be made of ply foam or ally so as to keep the crocs and water out
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They have the advantage of being inflatable.


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They also have the Dis-advantage of being Deflateable.

Put me down for some of that action if you find one Sean.

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Not sure about the Deck! - but it's got two hulls...........plans here:-

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nah this is more what i am chasing
or this(posted by cat mando on another forum

, they look a little bit longer than i want but something along these lines would be great(even if i could get plans for about 3.5 m i would just scale it down to 10 11 ft)

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I need to sell this to make room for the new boat, it's a cat and a dinghy
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