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by Knox
Thu Jan 08, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Sage 15 & SageCat
Topic: Daggerboard plug update
Replies: 5
Views: 3351

Oops, I see this issue has already been discussed:

http://www.sagemarine.us/forum/showthre ... aggerboard
by Knox
Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Sage 15 & SageCat
Topic: Daggerboard plug update
Replies: 5
Views: 3351

I was just doing a little reading and found this from multihull designer Richard Woods at http://www.sailingcatamarans.com/Keelsvboards.htm: "Many people suggest building a "crash box" to absorb any grounding shock. But be warned! I made one once years ago as an experiment on a dinghy. I ran aground...
by Knox
Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Sage 15 & SageCat
Topic: Daggerboard plug update
Replies: 5
Views: 3351

It looks like it will slice right through the water. Great job!

Has there been any discussion on how to prevent damage in a grounding? I know some sailboats have foam "crush boxes," though I'm not sure how difficult that would be to design with an angled daggerboard.
by Knox
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Sage 15 & SageCat
Topic: pictures of the Sage 15 house - UPDATED 28 Jan. '15
Replies: 12
Views: 8989

Yes, I agree beautiful proportions!

How long are the cockpit seats? Looks like they'll be long enough to stretch your legs out, but probably not enough to lay down (assuming someone ~6' tall).
by Knox
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: Sage 15 & SageCat
Topic: Ideas for the interior
Replies: 49
Views: 28866

I just re-read my post and thought maybe that the after ends could swing up against the hull and lock in place to become part of the seat back. Then the cushions could be placed on the seat bottoms for more comfort. If the after sections of the berths were totally removable you might worry about the...
by Knox
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Sage 15 & SageCat
Topic: Ideas for the interior
Replies: 49
Views: 28866

Ideas for the interior

Hi, I'm new to this forum and, like many others, very interested in the development of the Sage 15. It's my understanding that the interior is still in the development phase and I thought I'd offer some input before it is too late! What if you copied the v-berth layout of the M15, but made the after...