carbon fibre?Nessa wrote:, but how can I get something that must be about 10mm thick to be strong enough?
Sometimes its not hard to understand how come the Laser and Topper did so well is it!
It should have an area in proportion to the rig, so if you go for a tad bigger surface area than a Laser you won't be far out.Nessa wrote:Does anyone know how long the new dagger board should be? Is there a formula for such a thing?
Ask me after Roadford (hopefully....if it stops raining long enough to put it all together)Nessa wrote:
, but how can I get something that must be about 10mm thick to be strong enough?
Your layup seems odd to me... I don't think the kevlar will do anything significant in this job, and all that weave means that it will have excess fore and aft strength and be low in the main direction... A conventional layup might beEd wrote:It ain't light....about the same as ali plate, but no lighter than a 25mm laminated mahogany board. It 'may' be strong (we shall see) but it is no way as stiff as a proper 25mm board.
Of the board...Ed wrote:Do explain more what you mean by 'on the long axis'? of the board? or of the cloth?