1971Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Testing Billy Atkin's "Shoals Runner"
- May 30, 2008Hi Ron,
Thanks for understanding my efforts. I should have thanked
you before since you were the only person to post something
positive, but I was too busy trying to explain things a
second or third time to others -- probably a huge waste of
Oh well, live and learn ... :)
> Ken, congratulations on your efforts to insert some facts
> into the discussion.
> I have noticed quite a few individuals being twits and
> making negative comments regarding your proposed quest,
> but these same individuals are (mostly) quite stingy with
> any facts backing up their various claims.
> To all: The renewed popularity of Rescue Minor and it's
> efficiency statements have raised the question regarding
> it's hull design and efficiency. Ken has proposed a test
> to put facts on the table regarding this, and is putting
> his money (and time and effort) where his mouth is. If
> you want to make negative comments about his test, what
> are you doing to replace it?
> Boating is often an emotional endeavor, and what you as
> an individual "like" can be quite important. Many
> would-be boaters, however, are limited in funds; it takes
> real money to buy wood, steel, gas, and sailcloth, and it
> would be nice to have a good idea what you are getting
> before you pay the price.
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