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post #4 of Old 02-11-2008
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From George Gulden at Tartan Yachts and paper work from the file on
my Tartan.

1/2" 180 ft/lbs
3/4" 250 ft/lbs
1" 350 ft/lbs

C&C Yachts from service bulletins
1/2" 80 ft/lbs
3/4" 250 ft/lbs
1" 350 ft/lbs
1 1/4" 450 ft/lbs

Bill Shaw chef designer and CEO at Person Yachts and from a letter
and some owner's manuals.

5/8" 70 lb-ft/lbs
3/4" 125 ft/lbs
1" 280 ft/lbs

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.
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