Matt Johnson's V15 Skin-on-frame
Matt built this boat based on Rick Willoughby's V15 plans, with help from Bill Ayre in Ballard WA, USA.
First run published on YouTube was March 21st, 2012.
Photographer of this and the following pictures: Mike Lampi, during the Round Shaw Row 2012 (click link to see more).
Propulsion system part 1 (pedal/chain ring/chain/gearbox/curved shaft)
Propulsion system part 2 (curved shaft strut and propeller)
Main technical data
Length: 6.5 m
Beam Main Hull: … mm
Beam Overall: … m
Weight: ~55 lbs (~25 kg)
Design Displacement: … kg
Cruising speed: … km/h ( … knots) at … W
Top speed: … km/h (~ … knots)
Propulsion system: flexible shaft, side mounted (84 tooth chainring, 12 tooth cog); propeller carbon fiber, aluminim core
Hull: ballistic nylon skin, red cedar frame
Seat: hull mounted on aluminum frame
Steering system: dipping rudder
Stabilizing system: twin hulls, beam overall … m
The boat can be seen in a number of videos on YouTube.
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