That clears it up , Little Bear is a great boat for wandering around the coast . With a good used Atomic 4 , I could see along down the inland water way . Hanging out around the Chesapeake bay .
--- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "John Kohnen" <jkohnen@...> wrote:
> "Great Bear" in PSBD never was really "Great Bear," it was always Little
> Bear. Why John A called the boat "Great Bear" in the book is a mystery,
> since he designed (previously, I'll bet) a power cruiser named Great Bear
> for the same fellow he designed Little Bear for! <shrug> Are you confused
> yet? <g> We decided it'd be a good idea to use the correct name for the
> 28' 10" flat-bottom sailboat to avoid confusion with the motorboat Great
> Bear, which we may be adding to the catalog soon. I hope I've managed to
> set up the Web pages so readers of Practical Small Boat Designs can still
> easily find the boat they're looking for.
> On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 08:01:33 -0800, JF wrote:
> > The boat named "Great bear" in "Practical Small Boat Design" is the same
> > as what is now called Little bear online . Why the name change ?
> John <jkohnen@...>
> Nobody ought to wear a Greek fisherman's hat unless they meet
> two conditions: 1. He is a Greek; 2. He is a Fisherman <Roy
> Blount Jr.>