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13' project boat
|Author||Topic: 13' project boat|
posted 08-06-2001 06:08 PM ET (US)
I am looking at buying a 1976 13í sport. The hullís exterior is in pretty rough shape. The bottom has a 4-5 spots about 6 inches long that are worn through to the foam. It looks like the boat was ran aground (beached) repeatedly over a period of a few years. The boat has not been in the water for five years and has been on its trailer. I believe that there is no water trapped in the hull. The rub rail is pulling away from the hull in a couple of places but the hull behind the L-shaped piece looks OK. The transom and the drain tubes look OK. The interior of the boat is in good condition with the exception of the front hatch cover.
My questions are:
posted 08-07-2001 10:51 AM ET (US)
depends on price and your opportunity costs! Is it worth 20 hours of your time to fix it or spend an extra grand and buy a nice one? Only you can answer that. You will need some fiberglass and resin experience if it down to the foam.
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