[bolger] Re: Looking for Micro
- Hello Pippo: I have been to your site. It is a great one. It was
your technical calculations on the seaworthyness of Micro that finally
won me over.
"giuseppe 'pippo' bianco" <giuseppe.bianc-@...> wrote:
> Hi Paul, and welcome to the listto
> Micro is the right choice, you won't regret it. I'm sure there are
> several Micros in the areas you mention: you may want to drop a note
> Jerry Estes at CSB or to Bernie Wolfard on this list to check this.your
> And, by the way, don't forget to visit my web page devoted to Micro:
> "paul telfer" <telfe-@...> wrote:
> original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/bolger/?start=2141
> > Hello Bolger Group: This is my first posting. I have been reading
> > messages for several months. Having spent several years lookingfor a
> > small seaworthy boat I think the Micro may be it. However, I wouldmiles
> > to see one before I commit to building one. I live in Oregon 30
> > west of Salem and 30 miles east of the Pacific. Is anyone aware ofa
> > Micro in Ore. or Wash. that I could take a look at? I am willing to
> > drive several hours if necessary. Thanks for the help. Paul
- Hi Paul, and thanks for your kind words.
As I note on the design analysis page update in my site, I've been
toying with a more sophisticated model for the Micro. Yesterday I've
completed the analysis. As anticipated, since the new model allows for
free flooding forward and aft wells, the range of stability reduces to
120 degrees, and the new DSF is 26 instead of 30 (still "offshore"
though!). A more conservative statement would be that Micro is probably
the only fully qualified coastal cruiser in his lenght class. I'll post
the new results soon.
As a general statement, if any similar design exists, I'm not aware of
it. Micro is really a stroke of genius. It combines different factors
in an incredibly balanced way...
"paul telfer" <telfe-@...> wrote:
> Hello Pippo: I have been to your site. It is a great one. It was
> your technical calculations on the seaworthyness of Micro that finally
> won me over.