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by met
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1970 13-footer Winter Project
Replies: 20
Views: 6641

Re: Determining age by steering wheel

I've now cleaned the boat up to the point that it's east to see the previous repairs. Some may stay. With more research i now will call it a 1980 13 foot. From the reference section; c.1980 steering wheel changed to six-spoke stainless steel; wire rope and pulley steering replaced with cable steerin...
by met
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1970 13-footer Winter Project
Replies: 20
Views: 6641

Re: c.1970 13-footer Winter Project

The only document that I have is a 1994 registration with the Washington State DMV which shows '1970 BOSTONW POGPR13 WAZ5254B1970". The only other identifying mark is a Boston Whale decal/in-print that has been painted over near the stern. I've stated to clean it out and found 2 patches that ma...
by met
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1970 13-footer Winter Project
Replies: 20
Views: 6641

Re: c.1970 13-footer Winter Project

Appreciate the information. At first, I was sure the boat was a Whaler 'knock-off'' made on the west coast. Now I'm leaning towards an original Boston whaler. I sent BW customer service an inquiry on the HIN from DMV, but have not heard back. This is where I got the year from. WAZ525481970 Can you t...
by met
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1970 13-footer Winter Project
Replies: 20
Views: 6641

c.1970 13-footer Winter Project

Just bought [what was believed to be] my first Boston Whaler, [a c.1970 13-footer]. Unfortunately it's far from seaworthy. I'm retired, though I don't have nearly enough time to take on a project like this--but here goes. My goal is to have it repaired by next summer. [The c.1970 13-foot boat] hasn'...