Re: designers with thin skins
> Was I wrong or can I assume that the bookIn a way yes, and in a way no. I don't believe that there is any
> was just a discounted way of buying lots of plans?
issue of misuse of intellectual property involved in building the
boat from the plans in the book. The entire plan with step by step
instructions is printed and there is no caution about buying building
On the other hand, Bolger clearly had a lot to say the was included
with the book that you wouldn't get even if you bought all the plans
one by one. So it was not "just" a discounted way of buying lots of
I bought the plans from Bolger when I had my CJ built. The only
reason to buy a set is for the (very great) convenience of being able
to lay a rule on the plans to measure this or that. And of course,
wear and tear on a book now worth several times its purchase price on
the used book market.