"Thanks Bennett, I'll get in the garage for the lay up and crank the garage heater. Should help with the varnish too, which is probably just as important. I hope to crank out the prep layers and and 3 coats before I have to leave…"
"boulder boat works has a nice style, round holes in a block for the handle ends and a piece that looks like waves curving around to hold the pole section. both attach to your ribs so you can set the placement to match the poles and boat."
"I made more of a knee brace which attached to the rear seat bracket, kind of a mushroom shape. I fish from there and drive the boat when the motor is on. haven't had any issue with foot slipping but I've never had anyone stand back there…"