Please help identify this boat - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-15-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Poland
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
plywadelko is on a distinguished road
Please help identify this boat

Hello!

First of all, I hope I have chosen the right subforum. If not, please excuse me.

An acquaintance of mine asked me to help him find some information about the boat in the attachment. Basically we don't know anything about it except what can be seen on the picture, so any information is welcome.

For example:
How is this type of boats called?
Where are they made?
What are they made of?
Are they factory-made or hand-built?
Is it possible to build such a boat by yourself?
Anything else you'd like to tell about it?

Thank you very much already for any information!
Attached Thumbnails
Please help identify this boat-plywadelko.jpg  
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 02-15-2012
AllThumbs's Avatar
midlife crisis member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 967
Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 7
AllThumbs is on a distinguished road
I dunno but it looks like it can only go on one tack....
__________________
I sail.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 02-15-2012
overbored's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Dana Point, Ca
Posts: 947
Thanks: 1
Thanked 35 Times in 35 Posts
Rep Power: 4
overbored is on a distinguished road
it's an outrigger made by Nautylys
Maora - The boat site
__________________
"FULL TILT" SOVEREL 33
"GOLD RUSH" PRINDLE 16
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 02-15-2012
CorvetteGuy's Avatar
72 C&C Corvette
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: PHYC
Posts: 318
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 4
CorvetteGuy is on a distinguished road
Looks like it should be rowed' not sailed.....Something Hawiain????(or just a secret rum runner)
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 02-16-2012
SloopJonB's Avatar
Senior Moment Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Posts: 10,665
Thanks: 56
Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
Rep Power: 4
SloopJonB will become famous soon enough
I believe that configuration is called a Proa. That one almost looks like you have to dismount the outrigger and change it to the other side on every tack.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 02-16-2012
MedSailor's Avatar
Closet Powerboater
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Anacortes PNW
Posts: 2,472
Thanks: 76
Thanked 52 Times in 44 Posts
Rep Power: 7
MedSailor is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
I believe that configuration is called a Proa. That one almost looks like you have to dismount the outrigger and change it to the other side on every tack.
NO! Not true! On the port tack the flotation of the outrigger keeps the boat from capsizing. On the starboard tack the weight of the outrigger on that long lever acts as ballast and keeps the boat from capsizing.

A single outrigger rig is INCREDIBLY stable. A friend of mine had a 17' EasyRider canoe with an outrigger. We were setting and pulling crab pots under sail in 3ft of chop. At one point we BOTH stood up in his canoe in the three foot chop and switched positions on the boat.

Here is my friend in the boat I am talking about: Imagine 2 people standing in the boat in 3'chop....


The outrigger effect has to be experienced to be believed.

MedSailor
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


I have a sauna on my boat, therefore I win.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 02-16-2012
MARC2012's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 7
MARC2012 is on a distinguished road
They are kind of cute.marc
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 02-16-2012
TakeFive's Avatar
If it's blowin' I'm goin'
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Swarthmore, PA
Posts: 2,516
Thanks: 5
Thanked 44 Times in 41 Posts
Rep Power: 5
TakeFive will become famous soon enough
Gas grill - nice touch!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Formerly posted as "RhythmDoctor"
1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 02-16-2012
Lake Superior Sailor's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Eagle River Wi.
Posts: 908
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Lake Superior Sailor is on a distinguished road
Old Town Canoe company used to sell sail rigs like this: For wood cedar strip canoes....Dale
__________________
Reluctant Lady
Cal 28, 1967
Lake Superior
Where God got it done!
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 02-16-2012
SloopJonB's Avatar
Senior Moment Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Posts: 10,665
Thanks: 56
Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
Rep Power: 4
SloopJonB will become famous soon enough
Quote:
Originally Posted by RhythmDoctor View Post
Gas grill - nice touch!
That's just cheap extra ballast - he's too old to hike out when the chop gets to 4' on port tack.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
identify this boat freddyray General Discussion (sailing related) 10 07-31-2012 11:39 AM
Can anyone identify this boat? SailorKeddy Boat Review and Purchase Forum 8 03-02-2011 05:45 PM
Can Anyone Identify this boat Talisman66 Sailboat Design and Construction 3 04-23-2009 09:59 PM
Can you identify this boat? northoceanbeach Boat Review and Purchase Forum 7 07-31-2008 10:13 PM
Can anyone identify this boat....? BriBri General Discussion (sailing related) 37 06-09-2007 05:44 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:39 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.