Sub culture wrote:What do you mean by 'build half the hull'?
If you want to make a GRP hull, you have to build the whole hull, unless what you're building is totally symmetrical, and the Surcouf is nothing of the sort I'm afraid.
GRP is a very good material to use in sub construction , but I've seen good subs made from all manner of materials. It's best if you choose a material you are experienced and comfortable working with. If that is wood, then use it, just make sure you seal it very thoroughly.
Sub culture wrote:I actually consider the Engel Gato to be a wet hull sub- as much of the hull free floods. They just use a large box inside, which makes for a chunky boat. A truly dry hull boat has no free flooding areas in the hull.
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