Skerry Cruiser

Interested in wooden boats? Here's the place to go.
mrgrimsdale
Incredibly Regular Poster
Posts: 6901
Joined: Sat Sep 29, 2007 7:02 pm

Skerry Cruiser

Postby mrgrimsdale » Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:06 pm

Posting this so I don't have to keep looking at "Anybody know anything...." which has been on the front page since december!
So if I wanted to build a small trad wooden boat, as an absolute beginner, what would you recommend!
Ultimate aim is a 95m2 Skerry cruiser ;D well you never know!
http://www.britishclassicyachtclub.org/register/gluckauf.htm

cheers
Jacob

jfc
Administrator
Posts: 10636
Joined: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:39 pm
Location: London
Contact:

Skerry Cruiser

Postby jfc » Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:11 pm

I have the plans for building a 22' slipper launch , i thought i would start small and work my way up .

P.s do we know the owner of that boat ;D


Designer: Rasmussen
Builder: Abeking and Rasmussen 1929
Rig: Bermudan sloop
LOA: 11.78m
LWL: 7.65m
Beam: 1.96m
Draft: 1.65m
Sail No: G50
Owner: Mr & Mrs Andy King




mrgrimsdale
Incredibly Regular Poster
Posts: 6901
Joined: Sat Sep 29, 2007 7:02 pm

Skerry Cruiser

Postby mrgrimsdale » Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:14 pm

Ooh yes, didn't spot that - I'd better stop winding him up ;D

22' too big for my shed, I was thinking more 15'max dinghy

jfc
Administrator
Posts: 10636
Joined: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:39 pm
Location: London
Contact:

Skerry Cruiser

Postby jfc » Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:22 pm

They are actually plans for an 18' but you can scale it up to 22 . Cant see why you couldnt scale it down to whatever you wanted . They are actual build plans from selway fisher who designed and made the boat for a customer , they then sell the plans or copies of them after a few years . It has a cutting list with it aswell :)

jfc
Administrator
Posts: 10636
Joined: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:39 pm
Location: London
Contact:

Skerry Cruiser

Postby jfc » Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:24 pm

http://www.selway-fisher.com/

Actually i think they are for the 16 and 18 Henly slipper , ive not looked at them for a while ::)

http://www.selway-fisher.com/McClassic.htm

andrewking
Subscriber
Posts: 515
Joined: Tue Oct 16, 2007 3:56 pm
Location: North Somerset
Contact:

Skerry Cruiser

Postby andrewking » Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:52 pm

I have the plans for building a 22' slipper launch , i thought i would start small and work my way up .

P.s do we know the owner of that boat ;D


Designer: Rasmussen
Builder: Abeking and Rasmussen 1929
Rig: Bermudan sloop
LOA: 11.78m
LWL: 7.65m
Beam: 1.96m
Draft: 1.65m
Sail No: G50
Owner: Mr & Mrs Andy King





Nah, not me! I used to do stuff like this, building and fitting them out with cherry furniture, white leather upholstery, corian galleys and heads etc: http://www.boatsforsalenow.com/SearchPow.....asp?RecNo=5171 iirc, this is the last one I worked on when it was built in Bristol by Admiral Marine.
Alternatively, I worked on this for about 4 years doing everything from planking, caulking, framing, hatchcombs, decks, yards, and made the tea:http://www.matthew.co.uk/ not quite as classy as a flybridge cruiser, but equally enjoyable to work on, so if I wanted a boat, i'd likely build my own. ;D

Of course, I gave all of this up to become 'an amateur' ::) ;)
cheers,
Andy

Win Boatbuilder
New Member
Posts: 5
Joined: Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:58 pm
Contact:

Re: Skerry Cruiser

Postby Win Boatbuilder » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:15 pm

You can't just scale boat plans up or down significantly, you'll have to change the proportions. If you scale down you have to make the boat beamier, and vive versa going up. The freeboard changes less than the re-scaling would suggest, etc. Don't do it if you don't know what you're doing.

User avatar
nickw
Subscriber
Posts: 2021
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2007 12:09 pm
Location: Cambridge
Contact:

Re: Skerry Cruiser

Postby nickw » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:18 pm

Is this a record for this forum? Digging up a post that is nearly 5 years old!
Nick Webb, Fine Furniture, Cambridge
Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
Banjamin Franklin

User avatar
Doug
Subscriber
Posts: 2512
Joined: Thu Nov 20, 2008 8:52 pm
Location: location location
Contact:

Re: Skerry Cruiser

Postby Doug » Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:24 pm

nickw wrote:Is this a record for this forum? Digging up a post that is nearly 5 years old!



Yebbut be fair if you look in the boat section there`s only one page of threads, the last thread in the list is dated Oct 2007. :shock: :o
Not the most active section of the forum, I bet there`s more references to camel toe`s than there are boats. Perhaps we should have a new section :?:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Return to “Wooden boats”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest