On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Kenneth Grome
> Hi Bruce,
> I see what appear to be two oars sticking out the back of
> the boat through the transom. Are they used for something
> other than rowing in this position? Or is this simply
> where Bolger has chosen to stow them while not in use?
PCB wrote that he had trouble finding a place to stow those long oars
in such a small boat, and decided to hang them off the transom.
> I was also wondering why there's a big hole in the middle of
> the transom?
I recall that the design called for the possibility of adding an
outboard motor, at a later date, to increase the resale value.
? If so, how can the water
> drain out when the lowest part of that gold-colored deck
> inside the boat at the transom is lower than the bottom of
> the big transom hole on the middle? Are there lower drain
> holes in the transom that are not shown in your renderings?
I don't know for a fact, but I am 99.9% sure that drain holes are called for.