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Re: Looking for a boat to match my engine

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  • windmill4048
    ... Randy, My Rescue Minor handles rough water well up to 3 to 4 . These boats as semidisplacement hules and ride much softer than a planning hull. You do
    Message 1 of 8 , Sep 7, 2009
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      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Randy Bennell" <bennell@...> wrote:
      >
      > Anyone out there know how well the tunnel stern boats do in rough water? How
      > do they compare with a deep V hull?
      >
      > Randy
      >
      Randy,

      My Rescue Minor handles rough water well up to 3 to 4'. These boats as semidisplacement hules and ride much softer than a planning hull. You do have to be prepared to deal with some air in the tunnel in rough seas. That causes momintary spin up of the RPM.


      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com [mailto:AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com]On
      > Behalf Of Alan Boman
      > Sent: Friday, September 04, 2009 1:55 AM
      > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: RE: [AtkinBoats] Re: Looking for a boat to match my engine
      >
      >
      > John,
      >
      > I'm intrigued by your comments about Happy Clam - has Mrs Pat got many
      > others salted away and not released ? Is that because of copyright
      > concerns
      > ?
      >
      > Do you now if the plans for "Mischief", the first ever tunnel stern, have
      > survived?
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Alan
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com [mailto:AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of John Kohnen
      > Sent: Friday, 4 September 2009 12:51 PM
      > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Looking for a boat to match my engine
      >
      > I keep pestering Mrs. Atkin to put Happy Clam in the catalog because I
      > think it'd be quite popular. <sigh> It's possible that the rights to the
      > plan still belong to Popular Mechanix... But she'll sell you the plans if
      > you ask her nicely, and the drawings will be much better than what you get
      > for free.
      >
      > On Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:14:27 -0700, lon wrote:
      >
      > > The Atkins design 17 foot Seabright lapstrake skiff Happy Clam will do
      > > 20 MPH with your 10 HP motor. You could build it as a plywood lapstrake.
      > >
      > > http://countryplans.com/vintage_farm//boats/HappyClamSkiff.pdf
      > > http://diyfiles.com/clam.html
      >
      > --
      > John <jkohnen@...>
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