60057Re: new photos of v-bottom dinghy
- Mar 30, 2009Of course, my favorite V-bottom design, Cartoon 40, but it's not a dinghy . . .
--- In email@example.com, "pvanderwaart" <pvanderwaart@...> wrote:
> > The reason I can guess that Bolger doesn't have a "V bottom" four
> > panel dinghy in his portfolio is that three and five strake dinghy's
> > set flat on the beach, where four strake dinghy's get tippy when you
> > set them down on hard ground while beaching.
> Of course there are plenty of Bolger V-bottom designs. It's a question of what is a dinghy, and what isn't. The Thomaston Galley isn't, I guess. There was the design that was meant as a lifeboat for Resolution: Crystal, IIRC. That's a tender, but I guess not quite a dinghy. Poohsticks can be used as a dinghy. The Dart dinghy isn't a tender.
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