Questions on building a boat.

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by Franklin in PA, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Franklin in PA
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    Franklin in PA New Member


    I am interested in building a Duch barge from a Branson kit,Thomas 50. I work as a fitter/tacker at a small fab shop in central PA USA. I am confident in my ability to assemble the pre cut parts and weld the hull, although I have never built a boat before.

    After ordering,paying for,aranging shipping,recieving the kit, what is the procedure as far as paper work,inspection?, licencing,regstration,insurance or whatever is required.

    I plan on building near Williamsport PA then having it trucked to (hopfully) Watkins Glen NY (150 miles away) using the marina there as a home port.

    Thanks in advance Franklin in PA
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