a buddy Dino had this 1950's Glasspar Del Rey on the chopping block.
Too rough and needing a lot of work,
an engine and steering.
Plus the cabin thing takes up so much space.
They used to wear the captains hats when cruising around!
starting out only as a simple engine bracket,
snowballing into a laundry list of upgrades.
Helping out the new owner Mark was actually fun,
as he was happy with workboat quality,
knowing this would be sitting in the salt indefinitely.
The collaboration was smooth.
This is what he wanted,
this is how I'd do it,
let's get it done.
Gonna be a handful with that 80hp mercury!
A real 1957 hot rod.
We were all stoked with the result.
Finally the alley spot was free.
our next Whaler filled the space.
What a poop rock!
You won't believe what it took to get it here,
but that will be another post...