scantlings - The dimensions of all kinds of timber used in the construction of a vessel.
To a shipwright, speaking of timber, means no more than the dimensions to which it is to be cut or shaped.
An overlapping joint used to couple two timbers end-to-end without increasing their dimensions. Types include simple butt (flat) scarphs and more complicated hooked and keyed scarphs. (back) ...
SCANTLINGS The width and thickness of timbers use to form any structural parts of a vessel.
SCHOONER A two masted sailing boat where the main mast is the rearmost.
The scantlings or plate thicknesses are usually given in the order bottom/side/cabin thickness and are in millimeters. A good modern boat would be 10/6/4 mm.
Scantlings - The dimensions of all parts which go into the construction of a ship's hull.
Scarf or Scarph - The joining of two timbers by beveling the edges so the same thickness is maintained throughout the length of the joint.
Scantlings: Dimensions of ships structural members, e.g., frame, beam, girder, etc.
SCANTLINGS The dimensions of a building material, especially the width and thickness of a timber. The dimensions of the structural parts of a vessel. SCHOONER RIG See SAILBOAT RIGS.
SCANTLINGS A term applied to the dimensions of the frames, girders, plating, etc., that enter into a ship's structure.
The 42PH hull is laid up to massive scantlings. A layer of Core-Cell foam is sandwiched between numerous layers of fiberglass, making for a strong and moderately light hull.
Where grounding is possible, this type of keel is suitable with its massive scantlings, but there is always a problem of the increased draft with no additional cargo capacity.
See also: Hull, Boat, Large, Sailing, Keel