Re: Two Powerboats Added to the Catalog
- I would love to see some more information on the other long, lean,
low-powered boats. I don't think I would be interested in building
them but I have always had an interest in low-powered boats.
--- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, jkohnen@b... wrote:
> I've just added to very different motorboats to the online catalog.
> someone at the Port Townsend festival admired some photos of
> I figured it was time to put one of the long, lean, low-powered
> Wm. Atkin designed on the market again. Sergeant Faunce is likely
> boat of that sort designed by either Atkin, and is less extreme and
> refined, to my eyes, than the earlier Needle and Galilee. The good
> is a throwback to a time when horsepower was expensive and
> to get the most out of every one -- in this case, 15 mph. out of an
> Universal Fisherman pushing a 25' boat! Horsepower isn't expensive
> but fuel is, so maybe we'll see more boats like the Sgt. in the