Re: Best Dinghy
> I have a note from the web from December00 with the identificationI think it was/is the "Donovan Tender"
> http://mims.com/mailb/junebug.htm that concludes:
> "The one weakness of "June Bug", though, is towing. A bow of this
> shape is prone to yaw if the forefoot cuts the water, as can happen
> in a following sea or if it slews into the quarter wave of the towing
> boat. In the next issue we'll show a new design for a tender for
> which good towing behavior was emphasized."
> The source of the quote was not identified, but it sounds like Phil
> Bolger in MAIB. Does anyone know what is the "new design for a
- Here's 'Red Racer' a PDRacer #38, tow-planing?
Or howsabout Skimmer? With 4 aboard you wouldn't want more'n 2HP,
and her performance under 7ft oars would never be sparkling, but
empty at 8 knots she'd have to plane, wouldn't she? What total
displacement is she rated for? Have a look at the rest of photo
folder #23 here
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> Of course this is what the Best Dinghy looks like when tagging
> John <jkohnen@b...>
> Missionaries, my Dear! Don't you realize that missionaries are the
> provided food for destitute cannibals? Whenever they are on the
> starvation, Heaven in its infinite mercy send them a nice plump
> <Oscar Wilde>