A symetrical canoes.

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Jim Dodd
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A symetrical canoes.

Post by Jim Dodd » Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:06 am

With nearly every boat I've built, I have modified the design at least a little, some had good results and some bad.
Having said that, a technic I've used on my last two canoes, was to change the station spacings to make an A symmetrical canoe.
A symmetrical designs in my experience seem faster, and just as easy to maneuver.
I did this on a 13 station solo canoe.
Here's a pic of the form stations.
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This is my experience, and I post this as food for thought.
Keep your paddle wet and your seat dry!

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