27534Re: Superbrick Challenge staus?
- May 4, 2003I've posted 3 screen shots of Richard Santa Coloma's beautiful
virtual Superbrick in the photo section of Bolger3 in a album
appropriately named Superbrick at
for your perusal.
As to how close to plans does it have to be, I'd say if you can
recognize it as a Superbrick from 100 yards away, it is one. You have
to admit, she is soewhat, un-mistakable!
Shanties, by their very nature, reflect thier builders rugged
individualism more so than "ordinary" homemade boats.
So as the Marx brother's might say:
If it looks like a Superbrick, and it sails like a Superbrick, and it
smells like a Superbrick, then ...... the builder gets my $100 as I
step aboard with a case of good Canadian beer under my arm.
All bets are in US funds, I hereby put up mine. Please email me off
list and I post a running total on the list. Contributers must
include a snail mail address and phone number for the collection
This is not a best built Superbrick challenge, it is a first built
Superbrick challenge, to help ensure that this superb, thumb in the
nose to "right-thinking" yachtsmen actually gets built). Winner is
the first to launch and move on 3 points of sail under wind power
alone a Bolger designed Superbrick, built close enough to plans to be
recognized by the panel (me, so far, but I'll add any long term
Bolgerista who'll accompany me to the "judging" (must bring his/her
Who herewith disqualifies himself from the contest, even if I am
crazy enuf to actually make a curvy, scrappy shanty on Peter
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