3031Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Help with offsets
- May 25, 2011John,
Of course, I had to use your link to look at ElonJessup. And as always, had to look at many other Aktin design and then looked at the photo section. Any link to Atkinco give me an easy excuse to browse around. Anyway, in the photo section a particular boat caught my attention called the Snapdragon. It's a beautiful work boat with a tumblehome stern. Unfortunately, plans aren't available and there's little detail.
Would you know much about it; specs, propose, plan in the future, any other publication is might be in?
Thanks in advance,
From: John Kohnen <jkohnen@...>
Sent: Tue, May 24, 2011 3:53:01 PM
Subject: Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Help with offsets
It's Elon Jessup:
Elon Jessup was designed after the Atkins had stopped working for MoToR
BoatinG. Can you give me the date and plan number, Billy? Elon Jessup was
published in Practical Small Boat Designs in 1983.
The two Atkins reportedly designed over 900 boats in their lifetimes (the
numbers stop at 876 -- Sunshine, but there may have been some designs that
didn't get a number for one reason or another, 876 is a lot of boats
anyway! <g>). A lot of the designs were for MoToR BoatinG, but a lot
weren't. The current Atkin Catalog lists somewhere around 300 designs,
On Tue, 24 May 2011 07:35:49 -0700, Oscar wrote:
> I just joined the group and I don't know what design you are referring
> to. Which is it? I might be able to shed a tiny ray of light, who knows.
> From: Tom <calfee20@...>
> To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:23 AM
> Subject: [AtkinBoats] Re: Help with offsets
> What I found strange was that this boat was not in an Ideal series book.
> I have several and was going to see if I had the plans in a book but it
> isn't listed online here:
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