69440Re: [bolger] Re: FL120 2010 Pic - On Bolger Sweet Pea lines. Ya don't say? Hmmm... now that's som
- Mar 29, 2013You may be able to get all in one... Take a look at Nord Koster, a 16'
version of a Humber Yawl by Bolger. http://www.canoeyawl.org/?p=156
On 3/28/2013 7:06 PM, Ross wrote:
> Despite being interested in Humber Yawls, and other such micro cruisers,
> in my heart I know that the best fun comes from boats in the 15 to 16
> foot range with a beam of 4 1/2 to 5 feet. The envelope between a boat
> which is too small and one which is too big, is very narrow.
> What you say about a single handed cruiser based on Sweet Pea has a
> tremendous appeal.
> In the last 13 years I have built about 55 boats, but none have been for
> my own use. I'm getting close to building a boat for me, and I am torn
> between one of my own designs or one from Phil Bolger.
> My current favourite is Jinni for a whole range of reasons which are too
> complicated to describe, but include research.
> You are correct about the sun in Queensland, and at the moment I am
> finishing off the build of a Scram Pram started by one of my customers.
> This will give me the opportunity to test the Birdwatcher principle.
> However, after many years of thought I have come to the conclusion that
> a concentration on appropriate clothing is the real answer to sun
> The fact of the matter is that my favourite form of boating is dinghy
> Ross Lillistone
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