Pontoon boat convert to a Search/recovery vessel

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Fish Eye View, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. Fish Eye View
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    Fish Eye View New Member

    I have a 24' pontoon boat that I an redecking and turning it into a search and recovery vessel for use in lakes/rivers. Looking for ideas and plans that anyone may have. I'd like a small pilot house or something of the sort on the back, the boat will have side imaging side scan sonar and a winch.
  2. cthippo
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    cthippo Senior Member

    Put an A frame for lifting on the bow to counter the weight of the pilothouse and use the center of the boat for working deck.

    What are you searching and recovering?
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