Hey guys, Sorry for the delay on the updates. We spent quite a bit of time building our hatches for the deck. We also glassed, fared, and painted the underside deck. We also installed the rear deck supports and took care of all the small jobs in the boat that would be easier to get to now. The fuel tank was installed last week and now the whole interior in glued in. We are installing the deck back on the boat tomorrow and then more glassing and faring to come!
Last edited by xcelerator; 07-30-2011 at 01:02 AM.
Everyone on this site has been very generous and complementary of our build. I know we could get in front of 1000's of people with a build thread on THT but I also know people that love the boat would also bash it just because they own a competitors brand or for some egotistical reason they carry on the site. Here at Florida Sportsman I know I don't have to worry about that, top notch cast for sure.
As far as price, it really just depends on how extreme the customer wants to get. (ex. engine, teak, paint, hardware, electronics, trailer, etc.) This boat will have about 2000 man hours in it when complete. At the end of the day its a very nitchy boat and market and I dont want to put a number out on someones commissioned custom order but I would be interested to hear what some think it is worth. Here are the specs.
Electronics: Garmin 740 GPS (touch screen)
Garmin VHF radio
Suzuki 4” digital Gauge
Fusion stereo and Fusion speakers
Lenco Trim Tabs (recessed)
All lit-up contura switches - custom carbon fiber switch plates
Custom Teleflex controls (chrome to match steering wheel)
Airmar thru-hill transducer
Mechanics: Rule fully automatic bilge pumps (twin 750 gph)
Rule tournament series aerator pump (750 gph)
Shurflow wash down pump (4.0 gpm)
All stainless thru-hull fittings
Onboard Battery charger w/ plug in port
LED lights in all compartments
LED courtesy lights
LED mood lights (blue- under side gunnels & poling platform)
LED navigation lights
Stand. Features: All marine tinned wire w/ heat shrink connectors
Complete hatch gutter system (fiberglass)
Gas Shocks on all compartments
Stainless Pull-up cleats & Stainless pop-up push pole holders
Stainless hinges and lockable latches
Stainless cup holders
Stainless rub rail
Teak flooring and Teak toe rail
Custom poling platform w/ teak inlay & 4 rod holders
Concealed wash down hose
Gunnel rod holders (4)
Stainless fuel fill and flush mount vent
I wouldnt have a clue what a boat built like this would cost. $30,000 +?? Looking at the skiff market, it seems like the sky is the limit as far as price.
That is a very unique boat. Actually, boat/art. Im not sure which one it is