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Dry Dock / Shipyard: Builds & Questions => Yachts and Sail R&D: => Topic started by: goingdown on April 01, 2016, 01:33:28 PM

Title: Hyannis Sandbagger static model to RC
Post by: goingdown on April 01, 2016, 01:33:28 PM

Just a thought - does anyone reckon that the yacht below could be converted to RC and sailed successfully.   I rather like its skiff like proportions.   It would obviously require a keel and extended rudder, but I was wondering whether its short and broad hull would work with all that sail area.   There is probably also the issue of hull buoyancy and lack thereof.   I just wouldn't want to tear it apart if its going to be a pig to sail.
http://desk.uk.com/product/hyannis-sandbagger/ (http://desk.uk.com/product/hyannis-sandbagger/)


(http://desk.uk.com/assets/26642697.jpg)
Title: Re: Hyannis Sandbagger static model to RC
Post by: JayDee on April 01, 2016, 03:07:50 PM
Hello,

I think you have answered your own questions !.
The Hull is very small, would not carry Rc gear and a fin and ballast.

John.
Title: Re: Hyannis Sandbagger static model to RC
Post by: goingdown on April 01, 2016, 05:11:31 PM
Oh well one less expense :-))