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More thoughts on the hull

I’ve been thinking on how to strengthen the final (ocean going) hull. At first I was thinking about making the hull out of carbon fibre, but its around £40 per square metre in cloth form.

I decided to go with Kevlar fibre cloth (I’d never heard of it before), strength wise it’s in between fiberglass and carbon but costs only £20 per square metre.

When I’m home at the weekend I’ll look into finding a decent supplier of Balsa Wood and then we can get the first hull started.