Mike Morris
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Repair and decking of an 18 footer
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I found this Dory in Moab in 2005 and dragged it home to SLC.  She was built in Salt Lake in 96 wood and glass, I believe a MacKenzie design for big desert rivers?  Correct me if I'm wrong about…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by joe nielson Jul 7, 2015.


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Salt Lake City
About Me:
17 years as a motor guide in Grand Canyon with dozens of oar and kayak trips on the grand and the major western desert rivers.
Boats I own:
Mackenzie style made in SLC in 1996. 17'10' at bow to stern, 58" at the top gunwale

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18" Self bailer project almost complete!

This is my !8 almost ready for Cataract, Westwater and the Main.  Built the floor up 12" for self bailing over the winter and ready for Epoxy finish. …


Posted on March 24, 2016 at 8:15pm

18 foot Mackenzie going to the Grand refit

This boat was built in Salt Lake in 96.  I found her in 05 and she was in fair shape.  Hoping to fill our permit next summer in Grand Cayon.  Have redone gunnells and such several times.  This is a retrofit to bring the cockpit up 11 inches and drain through the bottom of footwell will be big.  Feel free to leave your remarks.  I will be moving the oar position at least 12…


Posted on October 28, 2015 at 6:02pm

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