43304Re: old Birdwatcher web site
- May 2, 2005Craig, I'd be interested in hearing of your experiences sailing the
BW. I have WB 179 with Mason Smith's write up as well as the August
and Sept 2004 MAIBs dedicated to the BW in "Bolger on Design." I was
not attracted to the BW until I saw pics of it in WB -- looks much
better than the drawings can communicate. I keep wondering if that
particular boat might not be a good candidate for sailing on the
Great Lakes. I could have been sailing by now despite the cold and 35
--- In email@example.com, craig o'donnell <dadadata@f...> wrote:
> I would be grateful for any information you may have. I am
> thinking about building one. Maybe a dose of reality would cure me.
> Thank you.
> I've rehabbed a Birdwatcher and might be able to answer some Q's.
> Craig O'Donnell
> Sinepuxent Ancestors & Boats
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> American Proas, the Bolger Boat Honor Roll,
> Plywood Boats, Bamboo Rafts, &c.
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