Almost any boat can be made better by lengthening it.
If you are, for instance, considering 10'-12' go with 13'.
OK, I exaggerate a little but not...
Run, Forrest, run!
The boat is a liability, not an asset. You would become responsible for it's transport and disposal after you had sold your...
If you have never built a boat before build a dinghy first. Seriously.
The stacks are likely part of the engine room ventilation system in addition to protecting the hot exhaust pipes.
The new direct injection two strokes will die on just an oil-gas mix. They have oil pumps and reuse lube oil. Laying it down will kill it.
The widow was very lucky to have some hapless schmuck give her that much for that mess.
I'm suspect of a designer that would steer you toward a burdensome tub rather than an efficient hull with better proportions for a cruiser.
Think about an outboard hanging off the stern of a sailboat in choppy or breaking seas, out of the water and then flooded, alternatively. Backing...
My condolences to the family.
How realistic are your expectations? I ask this 'cause of your interest in air cooled propulsion and the lack of detail for this request.
He'll be here all week.
Try the veal.
That flat hull bottom will be quite sporty at planing speeds.
Your wanting to turn a mule into a thoroughbred, not gonna happen.
I'm a fan of the balanced lug. Easy to adjust the center of effort (to a degree) decent performance and dirt simple.
Some of those boards are pretty compact. I'm hoping we are looking at his edge on.
Where I learned to sail. Thanks, Letha.
Yeah, impressive character.