Thanks for the interest in #654, Joe. The more folks the less top-speed on moderate outboard power. No news there. There is seating for six but no muchMessage 1 of 2 , Aug 17, 2012View SourceThanks for the interest in #654, Joe.The more folks the less top-speed on moderate outboard power. No news there. There is seating for six but no much 'deck-space' to go for more than one or two ahead and one or two behind the house. Kids would be 'looser'.
How long is your garage exactly ? With her square straight sections aft, adding a foot or two would outside deck-space or inside seating width...
Plans have grown to 11 sheets in 17"x22" format and are listed at $200.- to build one boat, sent Priority Mail rolled in a tube.
Susanne Altenburger, PB&F
----- Original Message -----From: Joseph StromskiSent: Friday, August 17, 2012 8:49 PMSubject: [bolger] Bantam questionOpinions please on suitability of the Bantam for use as a day boat for 6 people, in normal inland lake conditions. I can see it'd be ideal for the other usage scenario I have in mind, which is short term camping/cruising for 2. I'm attracted to the light weight, low power, and easy trailering. And it'd fit in my garage with the detachable bow section. I currently have a Michalak AF4, but want something that'd handle 2 more passengers for picnic cruises.I see that Susanne has been posting actively, maybe she could advise on plan price/availability.Thanks, Joe