Re: Hello, I am new here, my name is Mike. I am really interested in building a
- I accually found the boat in the West Systems project web page issue
22 and found it very interesting. I have been reading the pages of
the WB forum and it seems that a lot of builders there don't like
the strip built method very well but it has worked well for me with
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Howard Stephenson"
> Hi Mike,
> I guess you're referring to the design featured in Mr Bolger's
> book "Boats with an Open Mind". As the offsets are reproduced
> an experienced boatbuilder would just about have all theinformation
> that's needed in the book. But, considering the total costcompared
> with the cost of a full set of plans, plus the benefit of beingable
> to get advice from the designer, many would choose to buy theplans
> from Mr Bolger, whose contact details are:mph
> Mr. Philip C. Bolger, P.O. Box 1209, Gloucester, MA, 01930, United
> States of America. Fax: (978) 282-1349
> He doesn't use email, but you can fax him.
> In his book Mr Bolger says he expects this design to do about 30
> with a 50 hp motor. Of course the speed would depend on how muchcan
> it's loaded up.
> --- In email@example.com, "airghun" <airghun@> wrote:
> > fishermen's launch 22'4" strip built. Does anyone know how I
> > plans, and if anyone has pictures of one that they have built.
> > the recommended 50hp what is the expected top speed and handling?