Plate Alloy Boat Construction Plans
Determining scantlings according to the abs rule using metal boat structure as an example. Custom f436 washers. my plans are calling for a 1" thick, 5" outside diameter astm f436 plate washer. my local supplier is telling me that f436 washers only come in. This section introduces the construction standards and compliance processes for small vessels.
I'll add some comments about this skiff from a more 'northern' point of view. a few months in salt and the mill scale will pit the 60_ _ or 30_ _ series diamond plate. Why build an aluminum boat? for things that go bump in the night. for ease of construction. for longevity. for good resale value. for the benefit of being able to. This yacht was originally designed for construction in aluminium alloy, for caribbean and mediterranean charter use and several of these were built, all classed 100a1.