1967 Sears Skiff Project

Discussion in 'Boat Yard Basics' started by bostick29412, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. bostick29412

    bostick29412 I Love microskiff.com!

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    Hey Guys - new member here on Wadmalaw Island, SC. I've been reading through this very cool site for a little while now and you folks have inspired me to get off my butt and put a sander in my hand.

    I've been boat-less for a while now and living on a island, seems kinda ridiculous. So I've been toying with either building or rehabbing a small skiff for the creeks and marshes around here. I ran across this little 1967 Sears Skiff last week, really liked the hull shape and got it on a (crappy) trailer for $500. The inside is really basic, will basically be guttin it, starting fresh. Your input and ideas are appreciated.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    I'll do my best to keep posting as things progress. Will also try to get the photo posting thing worked out.
     
  2. rkmurphy

    rkmurphy Well-Known Member

    Use photobucket and copy/paste the img code after you upload.  And post the restoration in the bragging section.  That's where 99% of the boat porn is on this site.

    Welcome to the site. You won't find a place with more helpful people.
     

  3. iMacattack

    iMacattack busy, too busy

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    Welcome to microskiff! Gin and Tonic please... ;D

    Photobucket is an easy and popular way to post pictures on internet forums.

    Congrats on the new project!

    Cheers
    Capt. Jan
     
  4. B.Lee

    B.Lee Well-Known Member

    I've never seen a Sears skiff like that, most of the Gamefishers I've seen were Whaler knock-offs.  I like that hull though!
     
  5. bostick29412

    bostick29412 I Love microskiff.com!

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    Thanks for the advice on photobucket - more shots here..
    I'll move this over to the Bragging section once I get make a little progress. The title says it's a Sears boat, but there is no ID plate on the boat that I can find yet.. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. tom_in_orl

    tom_in_orl Founder of Microskiff, Member of the Gheenoe Army

    That is good looking old hull. Whats the length and width?
     
  7. Weedy

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    And you find it either, they didn't start with that type of info until 72' or sometime close around there.

    Welcome to the forum and good luck with the rebuild! [smiley=cheers.gif]

    I will take a Captain and Coke please!!
     
  8. mark_gardner

    mark_gardner I Love microskiff.com!

    welcome and looking forward to the rebuild........ think i'll have me a vodka tonic with a lime twist please, thanks :D