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7063Re: [bolger] Re: Big (but not HUGE) Sharpie - ANTISPRAY 48

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  • Mark Albanese
    Sep 1, 2000
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      Thanks, John, for posting the body plan of your boat. That's
      a very interesting development in the growth of Bolger's work.

      I see now a distinction ought to be made between 'sponsons',
      a la Gloucester Yawl and ( here I'm guessing ) the revised
      Martha Jane and, on the other hand, the motorboat 'steps'.
      Though all have a dogleg in the body, the sponsons are up
      high, the steps, like yours, down low.

      The rest are in the Square Boat genre. Yours is also unique
      in that the main body has flare. Another theme exemplified
      in Antispray is the Bolger disregard for the classic
      aversion to windage!

      You haven't mentioned how far along you are in construction,
      but many here will be interested in how it all works out.

      Bon voyage,


      "John R. McDaniel" wrote:
      > Mark,
      > Ahh, interesting bit of background. The body view sketch is now
      > in "Files" and titled "ANTISPRAY_body.jpg".
      > Please note that the substantial fillet between the body and the
      > cutwater is not shown.
      > As always, thanks for the comments.
      > John
      > > .... So for comparison sake,
      > > yes, please post the body plan sketch.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Mark
      > Bolger rules!!!
      > - no cursing
      > - stay on topic
      > - use punctuation
      > - add your comments at the TOP and SIGN your posts
      > - add some content: send "thanks!" and "ditto!" posts off-list.
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