Category Archives: Boat restorations

Building a new boat “The Crackerbox”

By: Sean-Nós It all began with a few planks of wood two of douglas fir that will be used as the motor stringers and one of mahogany to start making the frames. This is my second build, and since this … Continue reading

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Tips on Cleaning Boat Seats

Most boat seats are upholstered with marine grade vinyl (only camo seats use a different material). Vinyl is a great material. It is durable, scuff resistant, holds its color well, and holds up to water. Despite all the benefits of … Continue reading

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Boat Restoration – “Liquid Limo” 1966 Starcraft Sunchief

I purchased this boat from my brother in the fall of 2008 for $1,000.00.  A 22’ 1966 Starcraft Sunchief with a 110 HP Mercruiser stern-drive.

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Boat Restoration – 1964 Starcraft Jet Star

When I was a youngster, I got to drive our family’s 14’ Glastron runabout every summer. I’d been wanting to buy and renovate a 14-15’ runabout for some time, so I started checking Craigslist. I came across this 1964 Jet … Continue reading

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