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15222Re: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat

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  • Ken Abrahams
    Nov 3, 2001
      I have tried to attach the Lake Launch to this message. If it doesn't go through, let me know how to do it.
      Ken Abrahams
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Mark Albanese
      To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 2:59 PM
      Subject: Re: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat


      Oh, this is a great reference. The design could put a
      Sneakeasy sorta boat on the trailer for many, many more
      people.
      Any chance for a scan?
      Mark

      Ken Abrahams wrote:
      >
      > Check out the 'Lake Launch' by Bolger in the June 15, 1995
      > issue of MAIB.
      > It is a 15' 6" x 4' 1" skiff with a slipper stern like the
      > Sneakeasy. Could be modified to add a fwd. deck. Takes 6
      > hp.
      > Looks like an easy project.
      > Ken
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: John Bell
      > To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 5:00 PM
      > Subject: Re: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat
      >
      > I think the trick would be to capture the Sneakeasy's
      > elegance in a shorter
      > length. And that won't be easy, since much of her simple
      > grace grows out of
      > that long, lean shape and slender proportions. I'm in
      > favor of the project,
      > but don't see myself building one.
      >
      > It would certainly be a challenge for someone to
      > undertake, though.
      >
      > JB
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <cadbury@...>
      > To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 7:05 PM
      > Subject: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat
      >
      > | I am trying to talk Jim Michalak into designing
      > | a shorter "Sneakeasy" sorta boat.
      > |
      > | It would be about 19 ft long, about 5 ft beam
      > | overall, double-chine, taped-seam. It would
      > | have Sneakeasy's long,crowned forward deck,
      > | vertical windsheild, and vertical stem. It
      > | would NOT have the "drake tail" stern.
      > |
      > | The basic hull design already exists; it is
      > | called Bruces boat and a write-up can be seen
      > | in the back issues of Jim';s site. I figured,
      > | with remote controls, about 20 hp would be
      > | plenty; Jim has checked Coast Guard regs and
      > | said, under certain circumstances, it could
      > | be rated for over 30 hp.
      > |
      > | Since the basic hull already exists, all that
      > | has to be drawn is the deck, windsheild, and
      > | interior arrangements.
      > |
      > | If anyone out there has a serious interest in this
      > | project, you might express that to Jim. He was
      > | over here today, working on outboards, and expressed
      > | doubt that anyone would be interested in it.
      > |
      > |
      > | Max
      > |
      > |
      > |
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      Bolger rules!!!
      - no cursing, flaming, trolling, spamming, or flogging dead horses
      - pls take "personals" off-list, stay on topic, and punctuate
      - add your comments at the TOP and SIGN your posts, snip all you like
      - To order plans: Mr. Philip C. Bolger, P.O. Box 1209, Gloucester, MA, 01930, Fax: (978) 282-1349
      - Unsubscribe: bolger-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com

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