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Stretching a Guillemot

I know that someone built a Guillemot 18 recently but I can't find the post on who did it. Otherwise I'd shoot them an email instead of asking here.

My question on stretching a design: I'm 6 foot 6 inches tall & weigh 220#'s. If I stretch a Guillemot to 19 feet without increasing the width would I need to scale the forms placement? I know that Nick advocates scaling to downsize the design, but should I do so if I'm making it longer?

I'm thinking that 19 feet would adquately carry my weight and size without having to resort to widening the boat for more displacement. Yes? No?

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