Re: [bolger] Re: Anhinga Isometrics
- Answering my own question, here is PCB's handwritten letter (The
'Mark', I think, is Mark Albanese), transcribed:
Philip C. Bolger
29 Ferry Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 U.S.A.
March 6, 1991
I've been arguing that the Birdwatcher design is a superior solution
to the same wish list, but it's a fact that I find the Anhinga design
and would like to see one built as designed. The Eeek! canoe is not
much of a boat, but its behavior suggested that a bigger version would be
At worst, it may need more positive buoyancy. Placing this will make
it much less roomy, so she shouldn't have it if she can get by without.
I don't see how the modified Anhinga could have got bottom up unless
the stern compartment flooded some way.
Reference is to Sandy Shoes, converted to a yawl.
You might want to consider the OzRacer RV. It is a updated version of the Puddle Duck Racer. It is an easily built , and supposedly, rather stable little sailboat. I believe plans are available thru Diuckworks (via Storer.)