Author Archives: Roger

TriRaid 560 Splashes!

The TriRaid RM prototype splashed on a very small sheltered lake with NE winds 5-10 mph,  lite rain, lite 60 lb equip load. Although with the lite winds and the fact that  I was playing around jumping from spot to spot and folding … Continue reading

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RagWing Aircraft Update

See here for recent news. http://rogermann.org/ragwing/ragwing-aircraft-update/  Roger

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TriRaid 560 sees daylight

 Main hull. Amas in build. The build for this new design has gone together just like it should but not always does when you buy plans. Klaus Metz (www.metzboats.de) supplied me with the dimensions of panels and also with a … Continue reading

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TriRaid 560

Current state as of 10-31-18. Design work is Klaus Metz. See http://www.metzboats.de/ It is a Expedition Trimaran especially designed for races like the Ultimate Florida and Everglades Challenges. Building started 10-21-13. One big goal was reached as I was able to … Continue reading

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Ironman & Workshop update 10-26-13

Today was the day I was suppose to be attempting the Ironman. I waited to late and it filled up so my training will continue and I will sign up tomorrow first thing when they open up signups! Actually it … Continue reading

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TriKa 540 TriRaid 560 new Design started.

see here for info. http://watertribe.org/jollyroger/new-adventure-expedition-design-started/

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Suwannee River Challenge 2013. Whats SUP!

 http://watertribe.org/jollyroger/ For an update on the challenge see link above.

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RagWing Islander Catamaran update.

These photos show the new cabin poptop. While underway you have a nice sloped front and windows to see out of which you can also step through onto the area that will be the front tramp. While at anchor you … Continue reading

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North Carolina Pamlico Challenge

The 300 mile challenge race starts this Friday. If I am able to get some phone coverage I hope to post updates here. Stay tuned to see if it works out. Roger Update, both events canceled due to a small … Continue reading

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Islander Catamaran, photo update.

Last photo was as of this morning. Since I have limited number of clamps it will take a few days to complete the cabin. The blue tape outlines a possible window, they can be located just about anywhere. Also a … Continue reading

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