My adventures and probably misadventures in building "Vertigo" a custom racing sailboat
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Tonight I got the panels trimmed so that they all fit nice and snug. I also built an access hatch into the center so that I can get to the storage area under the v-berth. Next step is to paint the bottoms of the panels with epoxy and then glue them into position.
This boat has never been built but what I'm hoping for is that if an old T-bird and a sexy little I550 got together, this boat would be their love child. For more info, check out the history section at the begining of this blog.
The boat is 26' feet long and 8' wide. With it's hard chines and tons of sail area it should go very well to windward--even in light air. I'm planning on a huge asymetrical chute for downwind which with the boats flat botom should get it planing very easily. Hopefully it'll be fast and fun!