Swallows and Amazons (was: Queen Mab rig?)
> And the last two booksThen you've just got eleven Ransome books to go. _We Didn't Mean to Go to
> that I read were _River Horse_ and _Swallows and Amazons_....
Sea_ is the best in the series. _The Big Six_ (or was it _Coot Club_ ?)
has a nice approach to cruising: the girls/women stay in the big boat, while
the boys sleep a little way off, in a sailing dinghy/spare room, rigged with
"WildCat" would be a nice name for the I-60 ( after the schooner in _Peter
Duck_ ). Or perhaps the pair should be "Peter Duck" and "Missee Lee".
> _The Big Six_ (or was it _Coot Club_ ?)It's _Coot Club_, at least according to PCB in _BWAOM_, in which
> has a nice approach to cruising: the girls/women stay in the big
> boat, while the boys sleep a little way off, in a sailing
> dinghy/spare room, rigged with an awning.
he suggests the Cartopper as a dinghy to use in precisely this
-- Sue --
(who has, in fact, been poring over Cartopper plans lately)
Susan Davis <futabachan@...>
> (who has, in fact, been poring over Cartopper plans lately)It's the Japanese Beach Cruiser that was designed with the S&A in
mind. This boat doesn't seem to have drawn a lot of interest, I
suppose because it's a little bigger and more complicated than most
folks want to build. I'm not a fan of the boomless rig myself. Still,
it looks pretty good....