If you're interested in purchasing information for Raku 43 costing and project planning purposes we have thee resources available
1. Study Booklet that provides you with comprehensive specifications, layout options, and an overview of the build process.
2. A project book which provides a lot more detailed information about the construction including many of the plans, surface areas and laminates, and a step by step guide to the manufacture and assembly process.
•Purchase a fully detailed costing package which includes all the plans. The cutting files and builder support including plans updates are provided when you purchase the full design package.
Study Plans Consist of Sail and Rig Plan, Accommodation Layout, Deck Plan, Inboard Hull Profiles, an overview of the construction process.
Includes and overview and some specific details of the build process including some of the plans and a list of the materials required for construction.
We Supply a full set of construction drawings and the table of Surface Areas and Laminates.
The price of the costing package id deductible from the total price when you purchase the plans.
A number of options are provided for in the plans to allow you a certain degree of flexibility in the layout and the way you equip your boat.
Some of these options include:
1. Accommodation layout.
4. Steering System
5. Keels and Daggers.
6. Helm Station
7. The Foredeck
For other options please contact us for advise on whether the options are appropriate and whether there will be additional charges for us to provide the design information required.
For the full range of design options see the Design Options for the Rakus page.
We can supply accredited plans for CE compliance for any of our designs. Additional charges apply. En quire for details.
The plans are organised into a series of nine categories of information.
01. General Arrangement
02.Sail Plan, Rig, Deck Equipment
03. Construction Plans
04. Rudders, Daggerboards, Keels
05 Forebeam, Longeron, Catwalk
06 Panel Definitions
07 Panel Assemblies
08. Laminate Groups for Panels
09. Nestings and Cutting files
Plans are supplied through a Drop Box Folder on A1 size sheets in Pdf and Dxf format. You can print them at any size up to A1 at 300dpi. If they are printed A3 size you can file them in an A3 display book.
The definitions for the panels are provided as dxf cutting files and are also reproduced at scale on the drawings. Composite panels can be cut to shape on a CNC router, or can be cut from templates. We provide cutting files to manufacturers of composite panels if you want to have a kit manufactured.
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