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Old Feb 28, 2013, 12:47 PM
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Colin Archer

HI evrybody. I'm kit bashing a Colin Archer, and I'm thinking of changing to a single mast with jib I guess called a marconi rig. Has anyone done this that might give me some pointers. the picture is the way I'm thinking of going,Thanks
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 08:31 PM
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You should do a google search on William Atkin- his design "Eric" is a single masted Colin Archer type- though not a "marconi" sloop (it is a gaff rigged cutter) it may give you some ideas to look at- other "Colin Archer" types to look at might be the Westsail 32 and various Perry designs like the "Baba"...
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 09:14 PM
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Thanks my friend I will look at that.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 09:45 PM
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You're welcome! you'll have a neat boat when done!
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 10:09 PM
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Yes, that will be a pretty boat. Gaff-rigged cutter would be the way to go.

If you aren't already familiar with Ivor Bittle's website, take look under his Thames barge link for some ideas & inspiration on how best to do your rig.

http://www.ivorbittle.co.uk
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:55 PM
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Yes, that will be a pretty boat. Gaff-rigged cutter would be the way to go.

If you aren't already familiar with Ivor Bittle's website, take look under his Thames barge link for some ideas & inspiration on how best to do your rig.

http://www.ivorbittle.co.uk
Thats a neat site, i'll be reading that one.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:59 PM
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I think I will stick with the Gaff-Rig without the Spanker, just the main and jib's or fore sails. I'll post some Pic's tonight as where I am now.
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 02:53 AM
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Here are some pic's of where I am right now. I will start the planking tomarrow.
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 11:57 AM
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Looking great!
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 12:00 PM
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Quick question, do you have a combing around the deck opening that the cabin top fits on to?
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 12:24 PM
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Quick question, do you have a combing around the deck opening that the cabin top fits on to?
Yes it will, thats just the ruff cut , and thanks for your input, if anyone see's I,m doing something that maybe I should go a differant way, shout it out, sail is new to me. I am a scale boat builder and have several on the shelf.
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 12:34 PM
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Good to hear! I figured you were going to add it but just wanted to check!

want to keep the inside dry in "big seas" and/or when the rail goes down!
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Old Mar 05, 2013, 02:18 PM
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I am trying to figure out how to manage the two front stay sails on the one servo. Can't seem to find any instructions on how to rig controls for sail boats. here is a drawing of what I'm talking about. Is there any site showing methode's of doing this.
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Old Mar 05, 2013, 04:29 PM
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Ive see ,you got the same problem as me.

I'm also seeking a solution for this problem.
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Old Mar 05, 2013, 04:33 PM
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this is how somebody else dit it.

The loop is on the deck not in the hull

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Hallo Luc, hier wat plaatjes

Roerservo en motor

Winch fok en kluiver met spaninrichting tbv omloop

Vaartregelaar met zekeringen

Accu bak met beugel om accu te zeevasten(onder de accu uitneembare loodballast).
Extra spant achter de mast gemaakt, voor de mast zit ook een spant.

Omloop met fokkeschoot en kluiverschoot (SB)

Omloop tbv fokke en kluiverschoot komt aan dek(plastic kapjes om bolders tbv vrijloop grootschoot tijdens zeilen

Nagelbank met verlengde voorpoten tbv vrijloop fokke schoot

Grootschoot komt in de stuurkuip naar buiten.
Dubbelschijfs blok tbv omloop fok en kluiver.

Zijwanten bij bovenste jufferblokken met haakjes tbv transport

Grootschoot doorvoorpijpje naar dek

Grootschoot lier.(de schoot zit in de e-buis zodat hij niet door de boot kan slingeren)


Detail fokke en kluiver schoot met meeneemblokje aan omloopdraad.

Nagelbank vast aan mast met messing pootjes in mast.
Dit is makkelijk want de zeilen blijven gehesen aan de mast tijdens transport.

Voorpoten van nagelbank verlengd tbv fokkeschoot geleiding

Bediening roer met bowdenkabel (alleen aan stuurboord)


Omloop fok en kluiver schoot over dek (dunne draadje tussen mastgat en koekoek voordek)
Ook is hier te zien dat de railingscepters tbv transport uitgenomen kunnen worden.


Schema grootzeil bediening

De werkgebieden van de lieren zijn instelbaar op de zender
Alles wat in de boot zit is dusdanig gemaakt dat alles door het grote luik uit te nemen is.

Voorlopig heb je wat om uit te zoeken ,veel succes.

Groet Wim.
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