[bolger] Re: Sea of Peas
sorry for this delayed response. I believe you've got it correct, but
I definately recall reading Bolger, somewhere, writing that it was
more important forward than aft. He said the eddies from the chines up
front would cause drag all along the hull. ( The trouble with
understanding this is he also writes that the AS19 bow should be more
ONLY for flat-bottom sharpies.
Sinepuxent Ancestors & Boats
The Proa FAQ <http://boat-links.com/proafaq.html>
The Cheap Pages <http://www.friend.ly.net/~dadadata/>
Sailing Canoes, Polytarp Sails, Bamboo, Chinese Junks,
American Proas, the Bolger Boat Honor Roll,
Plywood Boats, Bamboo Rafts, &c.
-- Professor of Boatology -- Junkomologist
-- Macintosh kinda guy
Friend of Wanda the Wonder Cat, 1991-1997.
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]