Re: Atkins plans- history
- --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Patrick Matthews" <patmat2350@...>
>Good morning Pat:
> Hello all-
> A question on the background of the Atkins plans which appeared in
> Motor Boating:
> Were these all drawn for customers, leading to the building of at
> least one prototype boat? And then offered for publication in the
> Or were they more speculative? Simply drawn up and offered in the
> magazine in hopes that someone would be interested? Atkin's tugboat
> and landing craft come to mind.
> I'm a model boat builder, and while all the Atkins plans look like
> interesting subjects, modelers often prefer to put their energies into
> duplicating (in miniature) something that really existed.
> Pat Matthews
Didn't you receive my answer?
The designs were designed for individuals and for Motor Boating,
depending on what William was designing at the time!