I just bought an older drift boat. 3/8" plywood, covered inside and out with fiberglass and epoxy. I need to cut out and patch some soft spots on the sides, and cover some holes, and fix quite a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Schnepel May 8, 2016.
Since my first trip down the Grand Canyon in 1997 I've wanted a whitewater dory. However, money and time have delayed the dream until now.Recently, I picked up a drift boat and trailer for $600 from…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Morris Nov 28, 2015.
If a sucker is born every minute, I must have been born more than once...
I picked this boat up over the weekend. It was rougher in person than I expected (hoped) from the pictures, but I liked the size and its history -- it was built 35 years ago to run the Grand to support a bunch of kayakers. I can't imagine taking it down there with no compartments and about 10 scuppers (covered now by the small pieces of wood on the gunwales) cut-in at floor level to encourage self bailing.…Continue
Posted on May 4, 2016 at 9:00am — 2 Comments