Re: Russell R.
- View Source--- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, echo172@... wrote:
>Bolger and Atkin designs and frequently find references to NJ
> Bolger suggested slicer when I last wrote him. I have looked into
fishermen but my specific needs aren't quite settled. I bought a
boat to test a platform and will be adding a new bow in the spring.
I may section the boat also and add 5 feet. That's after I settle on
a bow design. There are so many boats to sift through it's been very
rewarding reading. BTW the Shivaree series is a possible boat,
sometime or never the name. I haven't made a short list of Atkin
designs, that's why I lurk.
> Brucequest and no
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: Kenneth Grome <bagacayboatworks@...>
> > On Tuesday 14 November 2006 02:49, echo172@... wrote:
> > > I fish the same waters AC to delaware bay. I'm on the same
> > closer to an answer. It looks like it will take a longer boat tohandle the
> > seas over 2 feet. I'm looking into some Bolger designs and rightnow nothing
> > is firmed up.weather commuter,
> > Slicer is a Bolger boat (29' I believe) designed as an all-
> > so it may not be an ideal fishing boat, but it should easilybridge the wave
> > crests and allow fast running in 2-3' seas because of itslength. Bruce
> > Hallman thiks it can be designed to fold in half which wouldmake trailering
> > easy. It should give you the efficiency you're seeking.I haven't seen the lines for slicer, but I assume from the one photo
> > Sincerely,
> > Kenneth Grome
> > Bagacay Boatworks
> > www.bagacayboatworks.com
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I saw that she's pretty narrow, which might prevent building any
sort of structure above the gunwales.