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  • Billy
    May 27, 2011
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      I believe it is design number 865, May 1 1971. Fourty years later I start building one. Yes I do have good taste, you should see my wife. :) I hope she reads this. :)

      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, Oscar Lind <oscarlind50@...> wrote:
      >
      > that design is one that John Atkin did and is in Practical Small Boat Designs avail from Pat Atkin or from an amazing fellow in Seattle doing business at www.SeaOceanBooks.com 206-675-9020.
      > Nice, nice design, by the way. Don't you have good taste.
      > Oscar
      >
      > From: John Kohnen <jkohnen@...>
      > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 3:53 PM
      > Subject: Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Help with offsets
      >
      > It's Elon Jessup:
      >
      > http://www.boat-links.com/Atkinco/Oar/ElonJessup.html
      >
      > 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, 
      > IIRC.
      >
      > 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:
      > >
      > > http://www.boat-links.com/Ideal/Names.html
      >
      > --
      > John (jkohnen@...)
      > One must have a heart of stone to read the death of Little Nell
      > by Dickens without laughing. (Oscar Wilde)
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