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3099Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Building Ninigret

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  • John Kohnen
    Sep 17 12:55 PM
      Thanks, Tiernan. Advice from someone who's built one is the best advice.

      On Fri, 16 Sep 2011 07:08:24 -0700, tiernan wrote:

      > Hi Bill,
      > A long shaft isn't out of the question for a Ninigret. It will mean
      > that you'll have to raise the height of the transom to set the
      > ventilation plate at the right level. This then pushes the power head
      > higher which means the top of the engine cover is higher. This is
      > probably a moot point as a 40 hp motor is going to be too to fit in
      > the covered well as designed. The covered well is one of the reasons I
      > was attracted to the Ninigret in the first place and it makes a huge
      > difference in reducing noise from the engine. You literally can't hear
      > if the engine is idling with the cover closed and at WOT there is no
      > need for raised voices in the cockpit. I had to raise the height of the
      > well on the Ninigret I built. I also increased the camber of the deck
      > in the stern to minimise the adverse visual effect this could have.
      > Hope this is helpful. I used a short shaft Honda 30 hp and it works
      > great.

      > www.roeboats.com

      John (jkohnen@...)
      When I reflect upon the number of disagreeable people who I know
      have gone to a better world, I am moved to lead a different
      life. (Mark Twain)
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