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'Micro' - A question or two....or three...

Hi Bill,

Say how about a 'thumbnail' bit on the sailing and handling differences between your old boat, the Roamer Dinghy (as shown on the SBF Small Boat Adventure page "Roamer Cruising Dinghy"), and 'Micro"?

Also, on your site in Gallery #1, you show the hull panels (how thick?) going together (pic #2). It looks like the only structure to define the shape of the boat is the CNC cut panels, supplied by Swallow Boats, and the 2 precut bulkheads. Not even a 'ladder frame' was used...? How 'easy' is this part of the construction of the hull? The method: Tying the hull together with wire (wire ties even) to tack the panels with thickened epoxy, then after set up "filleted the joints with resin, then overlaid with fibreglass tape" seems to get a sweet boat shape and a very strong structure without all those ribs and chines... How much boat work time is involved from Pic #1 to pic #3 in Gallery #1?

Thanks for the answers, Thom V


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