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2172Re: [AtkinBoats] Re:Woodenboat design challange

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  • Clifford Benshoof
    Nov 9, 2008
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      That long awaited electrical breakthrough we're all waiting for, in my
      opion, is in battery technology. Barring that, a really small nuclear power
      plant.
      Cliff

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jamie Orr" <jas_orr@...>
      To: <AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com>
      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@...>
      > wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >> ...
      >> >
      >> > 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
      > a
      >> > 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
      >> knots.
      >> >
      >> > ...............................Tom C
      >>
      >> I have been watching the advances in electric boats for several
      > years,
      >> 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
      > not
      >> enough, wish it were.
      >>
      >> The Wooden Boat Article you mention about the long displacement
      > boat
      >> 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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