- Nov 15, 2002
> Bernie Wolfard built the prototype I believe and he was aand
> parapeligic. He used it out in the Columbia River Delta in Oregon
> claimed it was very seaworthy in up to four foot waves, if memoryI glanced through these, there was no mention of the Fishcat.
> serves. (Which it doesn't actually:-)
> The write up he did may be in the files under "CSD Newsletters".
> were you wondering about a short chop? That is pounded? Or created aI was wondering about spray and pounding. I would like to know how
> lot of spray? I believe it would pound at low speeds but that it
> planes very easily.
easily it would plane with a 25 hp Honda and a 500 lb load. It seems
like it would be a very easy and cheap boat to build for exploring the
Willamette River in Oregon (3 miles from my house).
> It would seem to a really nice fishing boat in sheltered waters. II first saw the design in the CSD catalog years ago. CSB is still
> know others have been built. Maybe a builder will show up. Otherwise
> send a query to PCB&F. Was the orignal concept in SBJ or MAIB? Where
> di you hear about it Marvin?
offering plans for it.
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