I have been thinking almost the same thing lately: JB upside-down on one side of an AS-32 deck been flush with th esame deck. The side of the recess would be all Lexan: a nice lookout in fair weather that would be protected by JB under way. Main section would be asimmetric and JB blocking should be well thought thru.
Another idea is: why not putting a BW top on a big boat cockpit? Does anybody know of any design like this?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Fred Schumacher <fredschum@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 9:35 PM, c.ruzer <c.ruzer@...> wrote:
> > I'd thought perhaps a standard Brick with some lifeboaty inclusions, but
> > maybe something like a Surf or June Bug that could be reasonably rowed some
> > distance as well as sailed quite acceptably. The JB might be better to
> > modify? Something that might hold a hundred pounds of food and two-hundred
> > of water and such necessities?
> A few months ago I sketched out a 60% scale-up of Old Shoe to see how it
> would work as a live-in cruiser and discovered that the side curve of Old
> Shoe almost perfectly matched up with that of June Bug. So I sketched in a
> recess in the deck for June Bug to be stored, and it fit, without
> interfering too much with the cabin. It was interesting to see the same
> concept used in AS34. A ship's boat in a storage recess is an idea which
> should be explored more.
> fred s.