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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats
How about 8 gauge and minimal internal bracing?
Way to heavy for a dinghy. As with most 16 gauge aluminium runabouts , most internal bracing is unnecessary. The seats and floatation compartments should be all the bracing you need.
Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"