are real plans on full D- and E-size sheets,
not tiny little "cookbooks" where a designer
saves a few pennies on printing costs. These sets
are big and are laid out clearly and logically.
You get to see the whole boat at once.
"Inspiration Wall." Download this PDF
file (2MB) for a detailed sample of one of my
plans. You'll need the FREE Adobe
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modern multihulls of each type have surprisingly similar
hull forms and materials. The big differences between
these and the others are elsewhere - in managing change.
Not only in how the designs keep up with technology,
but how they can be adapted and kept flexible.
multihull plans of the future will tailor the boat
to the clients individual needs. The era of
a designers ego-driven quest for a "look"
or "any design you want, just so it is one
of these three" is passing. The plans have
to be easily adaptable.
build your own boat instead of having someone do it
for you? This PDF
tells you why.
that are "works of art" or immutable "cookbooks"
lock builders into a past where fitting the boat to
the owner was not done; rather it was the other way
around. I aim to make the plans easily and clearly
adjustable. They can be changed at a reasonable cost;
in fact, I expect them to be changed.