Originally Posted by RandyonR3
For a lot of us, the pease and tranquality of cruising, or sailing is our escape from that which we live daily. the noise, the street signs, the people, and of corse..the laws that govern our silly asses. .....
Your reasons are uniquely yours and may not represent others who sail offshore. At least they donít reflect my reasons at all and they are not even close.
All the best,
Study the history of naval architecture and move forward knowing what didnít work before.
Donít waste time making the same old mistakes but instead make new ones and to insure your place in history be sure the mistakes are big ones.
Never design a mast that is weaker then the boat
Never design a boat that is weaker then the mast
Never listen to someone describe why your project will not work unless they can show you the broken pieces of their own version.