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Tresarus, Fore An' Aft
Hi--I'm the current owner of Tresarus, built after the Fore An' Aft in the late 50s by Russell Dyer. My brother Mike owned and sailed Tresarus for thousands...
Jan 22, 2008
; for sale
Anyone here interested in owning this boat? Beautiful lines, fundementally sound, but (naturally) need some work (so maybe there is some appeal for the...
Jan 20, 2008
info about MAid of Endor
Hi there, all of you folks, lovers of boats like me! I'm from Brazil and i just bought the plans for MOE(Maid of Endor), i try to find some info about her on...
Jan 11, 2008
Twinkle Twinkle little boat
I hope everyone had a great Christmas and happy new year. Quick question. On the Atkin's tunnel boat Twinkle. With the maximum recommended horse power of 9...
Jan 7, 2008
Seabright Skiffs, again
I am wondering about the evolution of the atkins' seabright skiffs, especially the open utility models like Everhope and Rescue Miner. It seems that...
Jan 1, 2008
Lofting Atkin designs
Hi folks, I've been following these discussions for a while but this is my first posting. The problems with lofting Atkins plans hit home and I had to jump...
Dec 31, 2007
"River Belle" as a low speed cruiser
Hi Folks, There was a lot of discussion earlier this year about the potential low speed performance of "River Belle" when running way below Hull Speed, but ...
Dec 27, 2007
Lofting of Perigee
Happy Holidays to everyone! I have started lofting the lead keel section of Perigee. Currently I have 1050 lbs of clean lead from tire weights (need 1400...
Dec 24, 2007
Can anyone advise me and/or put me in contact with person(s) who have actually constructed the Jersey Blue? Thanks in advance for any assistance....
Dec 17, 2007
Ahoy the group, Although I'm about to speak heresy, please be kind as it's my first posting. I currently own a Sea Pearl with two sets of saling rigs: the old ...
Dec 2, 2007
22' Ninigret Plans - Would Like to Purchase but not connecting with
I've tried contacting Mrs Pat Atkin via email but I have not heard back from her at all. I've also tried to contact through multiple user groups to find...
Nov 29, 2007
Eric Ketch For Sale
Hello Everyone -- I am letting the members of this group know before I place an ad on craigslist, etc. that I have decided to sell my Eric ketch "Viking"
. I ...
Nov 27, 2007
Rich Ledergerber wrote me off the list about his Rescue Minor model, but is letting me bring the conversation over here, so we can all benefit from it: "RESCUE...
Nov 27, 2007
Rosendo (Roy) Reroma,...
Little Effort modifications
I'm still kicking around the possibility of building Little Effort to use for a combination fishing/day cruising boat on a large lake. To recap: I started...
Nov 25, 2007
28 ft Seabright Skiff Cruiser Hull Build?
Just received the plans to build my new boat by William Atkins, lapstrake construction traditionally. I intend to build her by strip planking with French Oak...
Nov 24, 2007
Willy Winship - any body built one? Can help answering some questio
Hi all, I've purchased the plans and must admit this is my first real boat project. I've built the 6 hour canoe, but that was a far cry from this project! ...
Nov 5, 2007
Rescue Minor Movie
We got a movie of the Sea Island Boat Builders Rescue Minor in action! No performance figures, though: http://tinyurl.
com/2kjlqh -- John...
Nov 2, 2007
Daysailer recommendations and more...
I'd like to get some recommendations for my second boat (My first was a flat bottomed, lapstrake rowing skiff from Duck Trap and its purpose was to develop...
Oct 31, 2007
Perigee building will commence
It has been awhile since I have replied or posted but now I have a question and need some help. Living in Colorado is beautiful but don't try to find much in...
Oct 31, 2007
Plans detail and other information
Hello all. I very much like a couple of Atkins designs and am leaning towards this designer for my second boat (the first was a flat bottom lapstrake skiff for...
Oct 28, 2007
Lewis E. Gordon
Hollow Mast Article
There's a new (old) article in the Atkin pages: http://www.boat-
/Mast/ I found it in an old Rudder... -- John...
Oct 24, 2007
Does the minimum 2 inch propeller tip clearance that Dave Gerr talks about apply to Atkin tunnels? If not, do they have a vibration problem? Rescue Minor and...
Oct 1, 2007
I think the reason Shoals Runner has the Normand stern is to get the rudder out of the tunnel. On most of the other tunnel types the chine is high enough for...
Sep 26, 2007
Ensenada for Sale
html -- John <jkohnen@...> He could do anything he put his mind to, except put...
Sep 18, 2007
Rescue Minor "Bingey" launched
The Rescue Minor is getting close. Hull is complete (if ugly) and last night I shoved it off the "landscaper&qu
ot; trailer and crunched it over sharp gravel into...
Sep 13, 2007
John et al. Did John Atkin ever draw up a gaff mained sail plan for Island Princess? Anyone have any experience sailing this design. All contributions welcome!...
Aug 30, 2007
Tim & Kris
POSTING A PICTURE OF ARIEL, THE ATKIN 35 FOOT DOUBLE ENDER. PHOTO TAKEN AT THE ERR RACE. EARLY AUGUST 2007...
Aug 20, 2007
I was looking at the shallow draft boats after reading Rob's article in Wooden Boat magazine about his modified Rescue Minor and saw a 16 footer with inboard...
Aug 18, 2007
Looking for Eric Jr.
Hello all, i'm currently looking at and looking for an Eric Jr. wooden. i've considered a steel double-ender or ferro but really i think i'd like a wooden Eric...
Aug 17, 2007
I just ordered my first set of plans makeing a nice little lake trolling boat for my son and I it will be a cool fall project. Has anyone else in the group...
Aug 14, 2007
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