Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

WILDERNESS pictures - Centerboard
Evolution of my new centerboard. Click on the individual pics for further info.
Detail of board control port and groove.
Bob Dixon, Master of composite construction, with board atop bathroom scale.  Weight at this stage about 90 pounds.  Note lightening holes filled...
Searunner construction manual showing old style board, roll of carbon fiber tape, and board beneath.
Board is shaped.  Holes in "crush zone" are "lightening holes" to reduce weight where mass isn't needed.  Carbon fiber tape is then applied, 8 inch...
Aft edge of centerboard, showing solid glass feathered section and foam core.
Core, cut to profile, but not shaped for camber.
The beginning.  The leading edge (the "crush zone") is redwood, dried and straight grain, 2 pieces of 1 1/2" X 11 1/2" X 7'.  The solid section is...


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:31.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.