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  • John Bell
    This group does not allow binary attachments. I would suggest you post it in the Photos section of this group. JB ... From: Ken Abrahams
    Message 1 of 10 , Nov 3, 2001
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      This group does not allow binary attachments. I would suggest you post it in
      the "Photos" section of this group.

      JB

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ken Abrahams" <abrahams@...>
      To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2001 10:46 AM
      Subject: Re: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat


      | I have tried to attach the Lake Launch to this message. If it doesn't go
      through, let me know how to do it.
      | Ken Abrahams
      | ----- Original Message -----
      | From: Mark Albanese
      | To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      | Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 2:59 PM
      | Subject: Re: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat
      |
      |
      | Oh, this is a great reference. The design could put a
      | Sneakeasy sorta boat on the trailer for many, many more
      | people.
      | Any chance for a scan?
      | Mark
      |
      | Ken Abrahams wrote:
      | >
      | > Check out the 'Lake Launch' by Bolger in the June 15, 1995
      | > issue of MAIB.
      | > It is a 15' 6" x 4' 1" skiff with a slipper stern like the
      | > Sneakeasy. Could be modified to add a fwd. deck. Takes 6
      | > hp.
      | > Looks like an easy project.
      | > Ken
      | >
      | > ----- Original Message -----
      | > From: John Bell
      | > To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      | > Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 5:00 PM
      | > Subject: Re: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat
      | >
      | > I think the trick would be to capture the Sneakeasy's
      | > elegance in a shorter
      | > length. And that won't be easy, since much of her simple
      | > grace grows out of
      | > that long, lean shape and slender proportions. I'm in
      | > favor of the project,
      | > but don't see myself building one.
      | >
      | > It would certainly be a challenge for someone to
      | > undertake, though.
      | >
      | > JB
      | >
      | > ----- Original Message -----
      | > From: <cadbury@...>
      | > To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      | > Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 7:05 PM
      | > Subject: [bolger] shorter "Sneakeasy" kinda boat
      | >
      | > | I am trying to talk Jim Michalak into designing
      | > | a shorter "Sneakeasy" sorta boat.
      | > |
      | > | It would be about 19 ft long, about 5 ft beam
      | > | overall, double-chine, taped-seam. It would
      | > | have Sneakeasy's long,crowned forward deck,
      | > | vertical windsheild, and vertical stem. It
      | > | would NOT have the "drake tail" stern.
      | > |
      | > | The basic hull design already exists; it is
      | > | called Bruces boat and a write-up can be seen
      | > | in the back issues of Jim';s site. I figured,
      | > | with remote controls, about 20 hp would be
      | > | plenty; Jim has checked Coast Guard regs and
      | > | said, under certain circumstances, it could
      | > | be rated for over 30 hp.
      | > |
      | > | Since the basic hull already exists, all that
      | > | has to be drawn is the deck, windsheild, and
      | > | interior arrangements.
      | > |
      | > | If anyone out there has a serious interest in this
      | > | project, you might express that to Jim. He was
      | > | over here today, working on outboards, and expressed
      | > | doubt that anyone would be interested in it.
      | > |
      | > |
      | > | Max
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    • Mark Albanese
      Thanks to you both for showing this. Reading through the April posts on this topic, was fun. The ideas for a sectioned boat from Max, part on trailer / part on
      Message 2 of 10 , Nov 4, 2001
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        Thanks to you both for showing this.

        Reading through the April posts on this topic, was fun. The
        ideas for a sectioned boat from Max, part on trailer / part
        on roof; and GHC's note that his full sized boat went 9
        knots on only 5hp were especially interesting.
        The Lake Launch certainly makes the shorter boat workable.
        Perfect for Don's brother.

        Philip Bolger wrote in 30 0dd Boats:
        > As a final fillip, both hydrodynamic and stylistic, I suggested the beavertail with knife edge at the bottom to vent the wake cleanly. Ettore Bugatti retorted, when somebody complained about his brakes, that he built cars to go not stop. Firebrand is not designed to back up!

        Two related questions:

        I guess these extensions aft the real transom must help at
        high speed to leverage the bow down. Is there much advantage
        in the 6 or 8 knot range over a conventionally turned up bottom?

        What happens to the beavertail at lower speeds in a
        following sea or dirty motorboat wake?

        Mark


        Chuck Leinweber wrote:
        >
        > Ken sent me a scan of this nifty little boat. I posted it
        > for all to see:
        > http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/designs/LakeLaunch.gif
        >
      • Chuck Leinweber
        Mark: Ken sent me a scan of this nifty little boat. I posted it for all to see: http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/designs/LakeLaunch.gif Chuck Oh, this is a
        Message 3 of 10 , Nov 5, 2001
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          Mark:

          Ken sent me a scan of this nifty little boat. I posted it for all to see:
          http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/designs/LakeLaunch.gif

          Chuck


          Oh, this is a great reference. The design could put a
          Sneakeasy sorta boat on the trailer for many, many more
          people.
          Any chance for a scan?
          Mark

          Ken Abrahams wrote:
          >
          > Check out the 'Lake Launch' by Bolger in the June 15, 1995
          > issue of MAIB.
          > It is a 15' 6" x 4' 1" skiff with a slipper stern like the
          > Sneakeasy. Could be modified to add a fwd. deck. Takes 6
          > hp.
          > Looks like an easy project.
          > Ken
          >
          >


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