The leg is a Volvo, but the old engine (ford Essex) has been stripped out.
The leg is in poor condition and needs re-furnishing, then...
Thanks for the info, that's helpful. It's good to know about the fuel saving at low speeds, I live on the water so use boats every day...
Thanks Mr Efficiency
I've done some approximate calcs
And I reckon she weighs between 3300 and 3800 lbs
The original ford engine weighed...
That's really useful, it sounds like 70hp may not be enough power, so better wait till something bigger comes along.
Rather than buy an...
It's pretty heavy, I'm quite strong and I can't lift the bow at all.
sorry about that, I'm doing this on an iPhone, Badly!
Here's a pic
Wondering if anyone can help me with some advice?
I've just aquired an 18ft planing hulled, fishing/day boat.
Heavily built GRP, my...
I have finally found a design that fits all my criteria for size, speed, stability, longevity and cost of build.
The Lumber Yard Skiff , 16'...
Thanks thats helpful, at least I know what to look for.
I will have a look over the next few weeks for a cheap one, at least it give me an...
The Dell Quay Dory sounds great, think it would suite my needs well.
I've had a quick look on apolloduck they seem to be selling for...
Well, as much as I would love to build a small steel workboat, I now realise that I can not fulfil my requirements with steel, at the size of boat...