22224Re: Vacation at PB&F? Sitka Explorer *++++++++
- Aug 2, 2002Bruce, The Sitka Explorer I saw in my first copy of my subscription
to MAIB looks wonderful. Now I know why everyone who reads MAIB is so
informed on Bolger designs. I was impressed with everything in the
magazine. No flash, just facts. Through this forum I was able to
stumble upon the gold mine of information in that wonderful magazine.
What good fortune to have a forum plus a magazine that delve into a
favorite and exciting subject(for me at least).
--- In bolger@y..., "Bruce Hallman" <bruceh@t...> wrote:
> > Anyone been in touch with the firm lately (the last week)?
> Phil Bolger responded to a message I faxed to him on Saturday,
> handwritten note dated Monday, but faxed to me on Wednesday 8/31.
> He answered several questions about Micro Navigator:
> 1) The mainsheet is run from one sternpost to a pulley on the end
> boom to another pulley on the other sternpost, and from there into
> 2) The diameter of the mainmast is measured 4" OUTSIDE diameter,
> diameter. [A wood stave mast would be OK too, untapered]
> 3) The reason for holding the berths away from the sides of the
boat is to
> avoid condensation coming into contact with the bedding.
> 4) A 4 h.p. - 4 Stroke outboard would be good.
> 5) They sell copies of Schorpeion for $15 ppd, but only if I will
> not to take it seriously.
> BTW: Is anybody else around here excited by the Sitka Explorer in
> issue of MAIB, a blend of Tahiti and Topaz? I think it is really
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