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Re: Great bear, Little bear ?

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  • j_fouser
    That clears it up , Little Bear is a great boat for wandering around the coast . With a good used Atomic 4 , I could see along down the inland water way .
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 6, 2009
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      That clears it up , Little Bear is a great boat for wandering around the coast . With a good used Atomic 4 , I could see along down the inland water way . Hanging out around the Chesapeake bay .

      JF
      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "John Kohnen" <jkohnen@...> wrote:
      >
      > "Great Bear" in PSBD never was really "Great Bear," it was always Little
      > Bear. Why John A called the boat "Great Bear" in the book is a mystery,
      > since he designed (previously, I'll bet) a power cruiser named Great Bear
      > for the same fellow he designed Little Bear for! <shrug> Are you confused
      > yet? <g> We decided it'd be a good idea to use the correct name for the
      > 28' 10" flat-bottom sailboat to avoid confusion with the motorboat Great
      > Bear, which we may be adding to the catalog soon. I hope I've managed to
      > set up the Web pages so readers of Practical Small Boat Designs can still
      > easily find the boat they're looking for.
      >
      > http://www.boat-links.com/Atkinco/Photos/GreatBear/
      >
      > On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 08:01:33 -0800, JF wrote:
      >
      > > The boat named "Great bear" in "Practical Small Boat Design" is the same
      > > as what is now called Little bear online . Why the name change ?
      >
      > --
      > John <jkohnen@...>
      > Nobody ought to wear a Greek fisherman's hat unless they meet
      > two conditions: 1. He is a Greek; 2. He is a Fisherman <Roy
      > Blount Jr.>
      >
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