Re: [bolger] Re: Bolger 'Wiki' shared knowledge
- On 9/1/05, graeme19121984 <graeme19121984@...> wrote:
> I've just added a link for #426 Jinni. I couldn't figure how to makeWhew! Jinni is a tough 'test case' for a
> it more direct, yet cover all the Jinni references there in the PDF
> copies (Surf is there, others too). I think everyone readily sees
> the only other Jinni link I know at Craig O'Donnell's famous Cheap
> Pages (disregarding the many other references to Jim Michalak's boat
> in his own webpages).
collaborative Bolger wiki design database.
Indeed, there are at least two Bolger designs
known as Jinni. The 1954 double ended sloop
rigged version design number 6-54-14.
[In the 1950's Bolger used a hyphenated numbering system.]
...and the 1980ish design number #426?
Plywood Cat Yawl which is box ended like a June Bug.
I think the internet references are to this latter design,
there have been at least one for sale in the last years in the MAIB
The 1954 design is shown in the MAIB article,
and the 1980ish design is shown in the Common
Sense Design catalogue. (and where else?) I am
not sure where the numbering of #426 is documented.
I just made entries in the database, colaborating with what you wrote
Graeme, I hope that is OK?
- Sorry about this delay, Kev. A whole lot of good reasons for this... Your inquiry ended up in the wrong hopper.
Thanks for your interest.
Yes both plans are available. 'Jochems' has been built a number of times. 'Amherst Galley' not yet, surprisingly, as she reflects a range of increasingly relevant issues between human-power, safety under sail, speed, light weight, etc.
Plans to build one boat, sent rolled in a tube, are:- #639 "William D. Jochems" on 5 sheets of 22"x34" = $300.-
- #643 "Amherst Galley" on 7 sheets of 22"x34" = $325.-
I hope that this still helps in your choice.
Susanne Altenburger, PB&F----- Original Message -----Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 4:43 AMSubject: [bolger] Amherst Galley
Hi, Just wondering if plans are available for the Amherst Galley, or the Jochems Schooner. Kev