2172Re: [AtkinBoats] Re:Woodenboat design challange
- Nov 9, 2008That long awaited electrical breakthrough we're all waiting for, in my
opion, is in battery technology. Barring that, a really small nuclear power
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From: "Jamie Orr" <jas_orr@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:27 PM
Subject: [AtkinBoats] Re:Woodenboat design challange
> That long diesel powered boat rings a bell, it might have been
> William Garden's Tlingit.
> Jamie Orr
> --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "JJ Johnson" <jjoftheusa@...>
>> > There was an electric launch in a recent wooden boat mag. It's
> good to
>> > see someone is thinking. I also recall an article in wooden boat
>> > long time back where someone took a long displacement hull with a
>> > small diesel and was using less than half a gallon per hour at 10
>> > ...............................Tom C
>> I have been watching the advances in electric boats for several
>> just waiting for the quantum leep everyone keeps promissing. But
> all I
>> see are the first steps of an infant. For my lifestyle this just is
>> enough, wish it were.
>> The Wooden Boat Article you mention about the long displacement
>> with the small diesel that does 10 knots on 1/2 galon per hour
>> definitely got my interest. Do You recall when it was published?
>> JJ in TX
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