based on the Colin Archer Redningskoite or rescue boat
designs. The result was described by Scot Skirving in his memoirs as a 'splendid little 10-ton craft....a great sea boat'. Vessel Dimensions LOA
: 9.75 m (32 ft) Breadth overall: 3.2 m (10.5 ft) Draft
: 1.71 m (5.6 ft) Vessel Details Hull
material and construction: timber; carvel Deck
material and construction: timber planked Cabin
or superstructure material and construction: timber planked Hull shape: monohull
; canoe stern/double ended; round bottom full keel
Ballast: external; lead Deck
layout: decked with cockpit
Sail cloth: synthetic Spar material: timber Motor propulsion
: auxiliary motor
; Kubota; D950; three cylinders; 20 kw (25 hp) has 500 hrs showing
owner states "engine does not start" .
but is unable to offer any suggestion as to "why not".
diesels are FAR from my area of expertise (tho I get some sense my comfort zone is about to stretched here)