Prototype Bluefin 12; 12' fishing SOT

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Prototype Bluefin 12; 12' fishing SOT

Post by scottrunnr » Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:20 pm

First entry for build of prototype Bluefin 12; a 12' fishing SOT. Below is a high level drawing from Matt.

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Post by Manjimike » Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:37 am

Looks nice, what is the beam? and any other specs that can be divulged at this point :lol:

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Post by hairymick » Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:04 pm

G'day Mike,

I have been thinking much the same thing. Looks the goods to me.

Don't know about thebeam thing.
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Post by jem » Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:07 pm

12'5 x 28.5". It might be 28". I don't have the file in front of me.
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Post by Kayak Jack » Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:33 pm

Looks similar to a Southwind at and below the waterline.
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Post by scottrunnr » Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:42 pm

I finally found some time to work on this project. Terrible how work and family activities get in the way of a perfectly good boat build! :wink:

All pieces have been cut from the plywood based on Matt's great instructions. My last build, the tandem, was done from Matt's CNC cut kit. I have discovered that I am not the shop-god that Mick is! My cuts are not terribly straight/precise. Little did I know how spoiled I was by Matt's computer precision cuts! So if you can afford the kit/shipping and aren't a purist that feels a kit degrades your "self-built" monicor, I'd definately recommend Matt's kits!

As you can see from the photos below, I've spliced the hull panels, assembled the cockpit frame, and stitched the cockpit together. I'll fillet the cockpit over the next several days.

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Cockpit stitched


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Post by TARHEEL » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:16 am

what's odds on having something like a small set of outriggers on the rear? I picture a surf fisherman working the intercoastal waterways at low tide and having a small but stable platform from which to fly fish from.

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Post by hairymick » Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:52 pm

G'day Scott,

Glad to hear you are still working on this mate.

Sorry, I can't get the piccies to show.
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Post by jem » Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:28 pm

pics are only showing up randomly for me as well.
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Post by scottrunnr » Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:30 am

Sorry guys. Hopefully the below work better. I switched my hosting to PhotoBucket.

Hull panels spliced

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Cockpit stitched

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