Re: [bolger] 40 Foot Diesel Launch isometrics
- This is a cool one. I have two thoughts about this :
1) This is close to what you would by scaling up a box keel Sneakeasy.
An exercise that has ling piqued my curiosity.
2) You could do diesel-electric. This would probably be costly, but it
would give you low VCG and horizontal shaft axis.
Bruce Hallman wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Ed Drapela <edrapela@...> wrote:[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>> How about the 40" diesel launch?
> I had not much thought of this boat, but looking closely it is really
> great. Made of meranti plywood, with a thick sole. Powered by one of
> those low RPM diesel luggers, (I would use a Listeroid), and with a
> very long and streamline box keel, it would chug along with
> spectacular efficiency. Decked out with tons of sprawling space so
> it could accommodate a very large party of friends.