Re: [bolger] I 60 Progress?
- David Ryan wrote:
> >I know that a couple of I 60 boats were supposed to start building.Archimedes at 43 feet is 42,000lbs or 21 short tons; but Dragonfly 64 at
> >Has anybody made any progress yet? Are there any pictures? I hope
> >that the people involved are ready for such a big project.
> The plans for said boat are not yet complete.
> As far as the Insolent 60 being a big project, it is. But it's not as
> big as the length of the boat might suggest.
> Buelher's 43 foot schooner ARCHIMEDES has a displacement of 21 tons.
> From that one might infer that his 64 foot schooner DRAGONFLY has a
> displacement of around 30 or 40 tons.
64 feet is only 59,000lbs or just less than 30 short tons.
Still quite a lot more than 6 tons though !