48″ Day charter project

Hi! I’m starting the build of a kurt hughes design day charter cat to be completed spring 2022 in southwest florida. it will be a cylinder molded wood composite build. I’d like to communicate with anyone else who is currently building, or has built a similar boat. i’m a professional boat builder, having built and worked on several of kurts designs.

couple of questions:

  1. anybody have a suitable dagger board mold? or want to use mine when i’m done with it?
  2. any good leads for sourcing rudder shafting?
  3. if anyone needs uni or triax i have found somebody with a couple tons nearby (sarasota area). vectrix and very reasonably priced. let me know in the comments and i’ll post info.

10m power cat update

At the end of 2018 I posted a power cat hull build. Upon completion of the two hulls, they were picked up by the owners and taken home to Maine to build the crossbeams and cockpit, as well as fit engines, electrical, etc. I’m happy to report that the resulting boat looks spectacular, and the owner/builders say that the shakedown cruise went well, with a smooth dry 20 knots. stock props.

here is the link to the original post: https://multihullblog.com/building-power-cat-hulls/ and here is the link to the design: http://multihulldesigns.com/designs_stock/28cat.html

Finally

I’m finally able to log into my blog. Using the workstation which has win 7 and is typically not online. Something changed with the laptop using win 10 and I couldn’t log on anymore. I temporarily blocked my antivirus software, but still no go. So to work this I will have to ye the workstation for a while.

I’m Back

I’m back.
I never got headaches. Suddenly I had pounding ones.
Cat scans showed nothing.
I was about to board a flight to Kauai when Dr called. She said do not fly, go to emergency immediately.
I remember the ambulance ride to Swedish hospital and nothing of the next three days.
Years of warfarin had built up pressure in skull. It took two sets of burr holes to relieve the pressure.

First few days I couldn’t even use phone.
Much better now. Back in the office most days now