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Re: S&G: Next boat
In Response To: Re: S&G: Next boat ()

Dan
Both Nick and Bjorn have a few sketches for the surfski cockpit out there for us look at. If you look on Bjorn's site you will find some photos of customer builds that built wooden cockpits, foam and glass cockpits and also the mold and layup part from and existing boat for their surfski seat. I chose the last option and made a plaster from a V8 and fit the layup part into my build. the most difficult part of that option is finding a way to blend the seat into your build. Looks like Craig has the cockpit from a donor boat so he has a very complex part of a surfski build in hand. Knowing the size of the cockpit ahead of picking a hull should help to narrow the options as the hull needs to have enough freeboard and width for the donor seat.
Good luck on the build Craig
Walt