New 'retired' skiff!

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DaleH
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New 'retired' skiff!

Post by DaleH » 04 Jul 2016, 20:57

What better way to retire an old boat than to put it out on the lawn - at the boatclub - for the kids to play in. Even has a color depthfinder and color GPS (where the screens were 'painted' on by a talented parent). Also has VHF and Morse controls. Kinda neat, huh :?: :!: :?: ?

Somehow ... I expect to see it floating downriver :shock: for some reason ...
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#5) 16' Starcraft entirely NEW Transom Skins http://forum.tinboats.net/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=37548

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richg99
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New 'retired' skiff!

Post by richg99 » 04 Jul 2016, 21:09

Great idea. Probably thousands of old boats that would do some good in every playground in the nation.

Might teach the kids that there are pursuits other than keyboard games.

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hankthecrank
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New 'retired' skiff!

Post by hankthecrank » 04 Jul 2016, 21:21

I know a guy who has 2 fiberglass boats in his yard. Buried almost to the gunnels , full of dirt and flowers. Looks pretty good in his yard.

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Fire1386
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New 'retired' skiff!

Post by Fire1386 » 05 Jul 2016, 15:21

Excellent use of a retired boat.....:)

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