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wave piercing proa 2 Replies

Thought it might interest you.  this is my latest freehand sketch of a shunting proa I want to build. Is a wave piercer canoe with a tent stretched over it. Is an outrigger 25' long, design to go…Continue

Started by Raf. Last reply by Galway Bay Jul 14, 2013.

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Comment by Alex on April 2, 2013 at 6:13am
Nice. Now, about that video .......
Comment by Alex on April 2, 2013 at 12:16pm
There's also the crabclaw group - I'm sure they'd appreciate any firsthand info.
Comment by Alex on April 3, 2013 at 2:23am
Ah well.... In that case post here. I suppose the rest of the forum is cat orientated.
Comment by Alex on April 17, 2013 at 6:52am
How about a little bit more info - such as sail area / wetted surface area etc etc ?
Comment by Jeremy Walker on April 17, 2013 at 1:50pm

If basic info like sail and wetted surface area are of interest, I can start by giving sail area from memory and which is about 115 sq ft.

Wetted surface is a variable.....waka is much like a 23 ft Wharram hull, depending on displacement, and the ama varies from 0 through to.........well ! I'll have to go take some measurements and fdo some calcs. You see, this craft was built without drawing much and I havent yet got around to putting lines, sections and numbers down on paper

Comment by Raf on July 13, 2013 at 12:35am

Very beatiful Jeremy 


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