Re: Building a Cat in PEI
Hello, thanks for the welcome.
In regards to the cat...
It's a Kurt Hughes design, originally designed as a 45 and stretched with Kurt's blessing, by increasing the distance between each station.
The boat measures 15m, almost to the mm. It's 25 feet wide (7.6m), will have 106m2 (76m2 mainsail and 30m2 self tacking jib) of sail (about 1100sq feet), kickup rudders and daggerboards. It'll draw about 35cm in lightship condition (about 14 inches), and 60cm at dwl (about 2 feet).
At present, the hulls are built, joined, and mostly faired. Since it's pretty cold here these days, we're mostly waiting for spring before going back in the shop.
Can't post pics due to forum rules. Maybe later...