Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Nice little tug boat

Monday, September 30, 2013

The arc

It has been some time since I have written about the mini tugboat. I lost interest in the boat when it didn't work out. I have done much thought and am changing the under water shape to give more stability. The work was started again today and will take about a week. I will publish photos when I can. Thanks for staying around ,cheers.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Taken from the duckworks web site The best small boat site on the web.

One good thing about Crawdad operationally is that it can be made to almost any length, keeping the bottom at 4' in order to conserve plywood. It can be a quick and cheap affair, with character.
Mark Albanese

Thursday, May 30, 2013

My Solar boat

 Top photo was taken in Canberra at the solar boat race, The photo below shows my mate Alex at the tiller on trials in lake Illawarra.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Some of my boats

 Some of my models above and my work boat below.

Sunday, January 6, 2013


Product review

This is a unit that I have bought today and am waiting for the unit. I will give a review myself in the near future.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Polly styrene and fibre glass and air expansion

I have just read where the fiberglass will separate in a hull made with epoxy and Styrofoam construction.If left in the sun this problem will occur. As I haven't started my build so this problem will have to be investigated and a solution found. Preliminary thoughts would be holes drilled threw to styrene and some sort of relief valve made. Polystyrene will absorb water over time to some extent and there in lies the problem.
This decontamination could adversely affect the overall strength of the end product.
Any thoughts would be most welcome. Cheers Iggle