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Andrew, are you suggesting there's a difference between 4 horse power and 100 Watts?
On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 2:09 PM Andrew Linn <alinn@...
There's a reason outboards are so powerful and use so much gas
On 4/15/2021 11:38 AM, Jove Lachman-Curl wrote:
> Thanks John,
> I've always been intrigued with the idea of sculling, I've seen videos
> of people moving 35 ft sailboats with a 14' oar at around 1.5 knots.
> Great for getting in and out of the dock, or as a backup.
> and I'm sure very effective on a small trailer sailor. I use greenland
> style kayak paddles I made and I like to scull myself sideways. It's
> very effective.
> I like that device for attaching to an oar. it's a good idea.
> basically it makes a yuloh from an oar. I might try something like that.
> Sculling side draw kayak:
> https://youtu.be/WJt_8GxmHu0?t=49 <https://youtu.be/WJt_8GxmHu0?t=49>
> Thanks for the tips.
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 8:18 PM John Kohnen <jkohnen@...
> <mailto:jkohnen@...>> wrote:
> Andrew tried a crank outboard out at a Depoe bay show, they're not
> a new
> idea. It didn't look like it worked very well. But maybe that was
> because of the operator. <g> Mighta worked better if the propeller
> was closer to horizontal...
> https://flic.kr/p/cjiwP9 <https://flic.kr/p/cjiwP9>
> https://flic.kr/p/cjix9S <https://flic.kr/p/cjix9S>