Re: Lapstrake Diablo?
- Very interesting pic. What came to mind, beside the Diablo
similarities, was that I wondered what it would be like with a motor
in a well in the back. Did anyone ever build a Diablo with a motor
--- In email@example.com, "Bruce Hector" <bruce_hector@h...>
> Saw this off the higway on the way to Key West yesterday. Caught my
> eye, as I thought it had "very" Diablo-like lines. What do ya'll
> Bruce Hector
> Also saw an Auray Punt, a bolgeresque kayak and got inside Capt'n
> Lynn's Tennesee "Mangrove Mistress", pics later.
- --- Bruce Hector wrote:
The limitations of bending plywood
gives Diablo a more blunt bow than
Bolger prefers. I bet he would
point you towards a Shivaree if
you asked him about a lapstrake outboard.
Shivaree has two feet more beam, [which
might be a problem], but she has
very fine lines in her bow and would
be a pretty (and a) dry boat in rough
- I put a picture of a Shivaree
[copied from MAIB] at: