8th Feb 2011, 03:51 PM #1
OozeGooze - pdgoose version of Ocean Explorer
Here is couble screenshots from "goosed" version of Ocean Explorer:
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8th Feb 2011, 06:40 PM #2
looks VERY interesting.Look foreward to seeing it in the "flesh"?
8th Feb 2011, 06:41 PM #3
LOOKING GOOD!! What are the dimensions??
9th Feb 2011, 11:26 AM #4
12ft x 4ft.
About 90 square feet of sail.
Looking at the pic with the human figures it is hard to believe that there is this much room in/on a 12ft boat. One of the advantages of going square.
Unless Perttu has done tricks used by some designers and drawn people smaller than scale - at least I can't see any grass skirts!
9th Feb 2011, 11:34 AM #5
Just checked - the laying figure is half the length of the boat.
So no cheats!
9th Feb 2011, 03:20 PM #6
the man inside cabin is about 190 cm tall = 76"
9th Feb 2011, 09:43 PM #7
I think keeping the offset hatch,and front windows would be a nice touch.You could use them as a great trade mark. Big bro of Nano cruiser.
11th Feb 2011, 09:36 AM #8
12th Feb 2011, 07:11 AM #9
I agree about safety. I would say it would be more convenient getting in and out of it too.
12th Feb 2011, 09:14 AM #10
Wow! I like it!
She looks similar to other "normal" microcruisers like this (owned by my family over20 years ago - INKA designed by Norbert Patalas):
And other, just renewed example of it:
12th Feb 2011, 11:49 PM #11
Really nice!!! Great looking. I put in a strong vote for the bow windows too, they are really key.
13th Feb 2011, 12:58 AM #12
STILL, lots of room for a 12' boat, and it looks really great!
Is this the Poor Man's SCAMP? Or not as versatile? Are the limitations to this boat the same as the Ocean Explorer? Also, is there any ballast?
13th Feb 2011, 01:28 AM #13
13th Feb 2011, 05:45 AM #14
I was thinking more about seaworthiness than camping aboard-- the SCAMP will take campers in the cockpit with a boom tent, so one could comfortably sleep aboard both. (Comfortable is a relative term...)
13th Feb 2011, 09:57 AM #15
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