This is the boat as it was brought home by my two boys, as in here is another project for you pops. Been wanting to build a microskiff for some time so I was up for it. what I wasn't up for was a completion time of about 7 months and many hours.
Hmmm. It looks like you have another boat in the background. That isn't good. Not having a boat is a good motivator to get you into the garage when you'd really rather be fishing. If I had another boat, my current 3 year project would take another 8.
Seriously, it looks like a cool hull. Have fun, take lots of pics and post often. We like to watch...
...it is kinda creepy at first, but you'll get used to it.
the initial demo included removing the forward deck, port side baitwell and forward thwart. most all gel coat was removed from interior and ready to start adding. first was high density coring stringers. all decks and bulkhead foam coring, no wood used in build.
I had my eye on this boat for many years as it sat on the side of a home in my neighborhood. Its a 76 hull that was last registered in 1983. I was working on the baitwell lit tonight and should have it installed tomorrow. I skipped many steps in this quick recap of the build. I will be glad to help with anything in particular you my have questions about.
One quick tip that I may offer is this. If you use foam high density board, buy a couple sheets of melamine at home depot and lay up your panels prior to installation. Use release wax like you would use in a mold. use a lot of resin and wet board, panel and cloth. evenly weight down the panel. when dry your panel will pop off the melamine and be ready for installation. this eliminates lots of sanding and finish work to get a smooth surface.