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[bolger] Re: Anybody built a singlehanded schooner?

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  • abrahams
    I am considering the single hand schooner but with a stern hung rudder with kick-up. Anyone have any sailing experience with this boat? My next project is
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 26, 1999
      I am considering the single hand schooner but with a stern hung rudder with
      kick-up. Anyone have any sailing experience with this boat? My next
      project is the bolger Pirate Boat (14'). Anyone build one of these?


      -----Original Message-----
      From: John Sumrok <jsumrok@...>
      To: 'bolger@egroups.com' <bolger@egroups.com>
      Date: Thursday, August 26, 1999 3:54 PM
      Subject: [bolger] Re: Anybody built a singlehanded schooner?


      >There is an illustration of the Singlehanded Schooner on HH Payson's web
      >site.
      >
      >http://www.instantboats.com/boats.html
      >
      >More detailed information can be found in Bolger's book "Boats with an Open
      >Mind".
      >
      >I purchased the plans about a year ago, and haven't built it yet, because
      it
      >seems unsuitable for beaching, or sailing in a shallow lake. The design
      >used a removable, but heavily ballasted daggerboard (about 125 lbs), and
      the
      >rudder is mounted under the hull, not on the stern.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: GHC [mailto:ghartc@...]
      >Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 2:53 PM
      >To: bolger@egroups.com
      >Subject: [bolger] Re: Anybody built a singlehanded schooner?
      >
      >
      >I would like to see them, too - why not post them in the "vault"?
      >
      >At 02:44 PM 8/26/1999 EDT, you wrote:
      >>Hi John,
      >>
      >>I have not even seen the plans for the single handed schooner! Do you
      >have a
      >>scanner, could you e-mail them to me. Wow, I love to see them.
      >>
      >>P.S. I just purchased a 99% complete folding schooner.
      >>
      >>Charles.
      >>
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