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Re: Modern Hull forms and Motion Comfort
Good eye. The Cecil Lange Cape George Cutter has a modified freeboard from the original Atkin design. Cecil raised the sheer, destroyed the beautiful original sheer spring and called it good. I have zero respect for Cecil. The original design from Atkin as I recall was TALLY HO MAJOR. I could be wrong. I lent those bbooks and pof course I never got them back. Bastard! You can see the design as Atkin intended if you can fuind pics of Doug Fryer's old boat AFRCAN STAR. This is the boat I used as an inspiration for Doug's next boat NIGHT RUNNER.
Bob, I think one of us is channeling the other these days.
I just finished the chapter on Night Runner in your book, complete with the commentary on Lange phucking with your lines.
Why did Fryer let him get away with it?
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.