How to right an MC scow?
The proper way to right it is to grab the end of a line (e.g., traveller), stand on the bottom board and pull the MC upright. Make sure you uncleat the main sheet before you try this; otherwise it will be almost impossible to right the boat.
How fast is an MC scow?
ULTIMATE SPEED (8-15 mph) The MC can be overpowering (difficult to hold down upwind) for some sailors.
What is a sailing scow?
A scow is a type of flat-bottomed barge. Some scows are rigged as sailing scows. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, scows carried cargo in coastal waters and inland waterways, having an advantage for navigating shallow water or small harbours.
How much does an MC Scow weigh?
THE MELGES MC SCOW
|LENGTH||16 ft||4.877 m|
|BEAM||5 ft 8 in||1.727 m|
|WEIGHT||420 lbs||190.509 kg|
What is a scow bow?
For a given overall beam and keel weight, a scow bow gives more volume away from the centreline as well as more volume ahead of the centre of gravity. Instead of only having outboard volume from the middle of the boat to the transom as on a pointy boat, with a scow you have it all the way along.
How many people fit on a Flying Scot?
Flying Scot vital statistics
|Flying Scot vital statistics||Englis units||SI units|
|Sail area (main & jib)||190 sq. feet||17.5 sq. m|
|Sail area (spinnaker)||200 sq. feet||18.6 sq. m|
|Displacement||830 lbs||376.5 kg|
|Crew: 2-3, capacity: ~6 adults|
What is the weight of a Flying Scot?
The Flying Scot is an American sailing dinghy that was designed by Sandy Douglass as a one-design racer and first built in 1958….Flying Scot (dinghy)
|Boat weight||850 lb (386 kg)|
|Draft||4.00 ft (1.22 m) with centerboard down|