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 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: SCAMP Masthead Radar Reflector / Floatation

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:27 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 4085


Here is a do-it-yourself masthead floatation solution: http://www.wayfarer-international.org/WIT/useful_skills_of_all_kinds/masthead.buoyancy/MastheadFloatation.pdf There have been few radar reflector tests which conclude that passive radar reflectors aren't that effective. Still, the octahedral one...

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Is there room for a Scamp in my life?

Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:11 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 5349


Great questions Ekorn, and it would be interesting to read more answers from those who have sailed Scamps. In case of small sailing crafts, their suitability for family sailing depends on the skipper, his family and the sailing environment. To me waves of 10-20 meters sound like a nightmare.

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Building of SCAMP #349 "Argo" underway in Wisconsin, USA

Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:43 am 

Replies: 111
Views: 86267


Machine translation doesn't master all languages that well, and Finnish is one of them. Google uses words "wood processing (industry)", "woodcutter", "patience on sand (like when standing or sunbathing on it)" and "epoxy fillets (in sense food)", and did some ...

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Building of SCAMP #349 "Argo" underway in Wisconsin, USA

Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:57 pm 

Replies: 111
Views: 86267


Congratulations for the launch, Jason! Argo looks such a cool boat and I like its minimalistic navigation light system. What was the most challenging construction phase?

Timo

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Hagoth has Launched

 Post subject: Re: Hagoth has Launched
Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:43 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 8417


Congratulations for the launching, Brent! I like how the red sail, the rudder and the fenders chime with rest of the colours. Seems that Haggoth had less sanding and varnishing than Shackleton. :)

Timo

 Forum: Boat Building and Designs   Topic: Is this a Welsford ??

 Post subject: Re: Is this a Welsford ??
Posted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:05 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 6017


Hi Lindsay,

You can find the same picture here. The page says it's a yawl rigged Houdini. Beautiful boat.

Timo

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Amazing SCAMP art

 Post subject: Re: Amazing SCAMP art
Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:57 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 7362


Looks wonderful! :)

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Building of SCAMP #349 "Argo" underway in Wisconsin, USA

Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:47 am 

Replies: 111
Views: 86267


Jason Builder wrote:
Hei ystävät
Heipä hei! Quite unexpected to see my language used here. Educating to follow your boat building, Jason. :)

Timo

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: Building 417 from Plans

 Post subject: Re: Building 417 from Plans
Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:45 am 

Replies: 88
Views: 66746


Interesting to see SCAMP being drawn and lofted from the plans, jhippe. If it feels difficult to find the center points, there exists an alternative method to draw the holes. Picture attached. The cardboard pattern is cut from a simple oat flakes box. The rest were drawn with computer.

 Forum: SCAMP   Topic: New Mrk II Scamp Kit

 Post subject: Re: New Mrk II Scamp Kit
Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:30 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 13030


Brent, I read your great blog post many weeks ago and analysed every single point on it carefully. Lazarette is an interesting modification as it increases buoyancy and storage space. However, I would like to have the cockpit as spacey as possible. Although humans don't benefit from the space under ...
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