Every summer the boating frenzy returns.
Even though we only go out a couple times,
the distraction holds.
After finding out that RIB's-
hard bottom inflatables-
aren't easy to store,
we've kept the roll-up for brief excursions.
I started the craigslist hunt.
a cheap project was found.
The curse of "oh yeah I can fix that..."
Some for the better,
but others were scores for the new owners.
Definite love-hate relationship there.
It's such an easy material to work with,
but dang the itch and dust/fumes.
giving the Whaler foam plenty of time to dry.
Sealing any nicks all the more important to not waterlog the hull.
Definite work boat finish.
Now it's engine time.
For now the goal is to rip out the gas hog,
and let the kids tear it up with the little 15.
Hopefully keep them out of trouble.
Of course right at the end of summer!