Diesel Power!) Mechanical fasteners and methacrylate adhesive hold the stringers and deck together. 18ft Lee Single Spreader Outriggers, Long galv. Powered by MaxExposure Business Solutions, METAN MARINE RESTORATION, INC. CIRCA 1995, 100 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE UNDER THE METAN ROOF IN RESTORATION, REFIT, FIBERGLASS AND STRUCTURAL REPAIR SERVICES, 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE RESTORATION AND REFIT OF SEACRAFTS AND MANY OTHER GREAT VESSELS OF YESTERYEAR, THE NATIONAL GO TO BOSTON WHALER RESTORATION SHOP, 1985-BOSTON-WHALER-OUTRAGE-25-RESTORATION, 1976-BOSTON-WHALER-OUTRAGE-21-RESTORATION, KEEPING THE CLASSIC LAKE VESSEL ALIVE FOR MANY MORE GENERATIONS TO COME, REVIVING THE LEGENDARY SAILBOAT OF NEW ENGLAND SUCH AS CAPY DORY’S, ENSIGN’S AND MARSHALL CATS, 2011-METAN-BOSTON-WHALER-GUARDIAN-25-CUSTOM-ONE-OFF-REFIT, Copyright 2020 © All rights Reserved. “There were certain bragging rights to owning one of these boats and restoring it,” Solway says. New in 2016, spray curtains with wings. Sometimes an old boat simply needs a face-lift to bring it back to shipshape. “I was bouncing on the decks,” Solway says of his 1976 model. … “There are just so many more Boston Whalers out there,” Borrelli says. Totally redone classic 23 FT Seacraft that is set up for serious fishing! NO trailer is included. The awlgrip paint, all electrical wiring, pumps and electronics, gauges were new at that time.. The company has made a name for itself restoring classic fiberglass boats up to about 35 feet, specializing in SeaCraft and Boston Whaler.“I found out Borrelli had a love for SeaCrafts,” says Clancy, who keeps his 1973 model dockside at his summer home in Hull, Mass. Solway’s and Clancy’s restorations were in the $95,000 to $105,000 range, Borrelli says. Both repowered with Suzuki DF250 4-strokes. I realized the boat had structural problems.”With rotted transoms, wet deck coring, faded gelcoat and tattered upholstery, both boats were suffering from wear and tear and structural integrity problems. • Remove the deck liner top and the deck to access the stringer system and transom. All Rights Reserved. Mike’s boat was victim to some extra salt water on board, and as such a replacement engine is in the plan, as well. That was definitely a con.”Patience is a must, says Clancy. Avalon, New Jersey. The boat is being sold thru Avalon Marine Center and the winning buyer s is permitted to have a survey/sea trail completed prior to purchase at his expense. www.totalboatshow.com/2016/11/19/boats-worth-restoring-seacraft-city An electric head is installed under the raised foredeck hatch; the 9-gallon holding tank is installed in the forward bilge. It was decision time. A complete restoration of a SeaCraft 23 includes the replacement of the transom, stringers, fuel tank, decks, deck lid and all hatches, as well as new gelcoat, Borrelli says. The jig is assembled like a puzzle. 23 Seacraft Center Console Custom Restoration, 1975 Sea Craft (Totally Rebuilt! Soon our TotalBoat.com/workshop page will feature these jobs as we go – with a video at the end to cap off the whole project. I bought this boat about 4 years ago, same owner since 1983 and she had been kept on a lift so the hull was dry and solid. Make trailer with electric winch, 100 gal. Wooden boats, fiberglass boats, power or sail – we love [mostly] all of them and a good portion are worthy of your time reading about them here… and our time restoring them, making them perform better, be safer and ALWAYS look better. $29,500. Aluminum t-top with fold up tower for sight fishing (removable). Also includes a 2006 Load Rite Trailer. It will become a testing platform for more TotalBoat products, for lots of the JD products we rep and sell, and a learning tool for steering system installs, wiring jobs and plenty more videos. New fuel tank, new trim tabs, new leaning post with extra racing bolsters included. 1976-boston-whaler-outrage-21-restoration. This is an original Potter built hull that has the amazing ride with an almost brand new 2012 Mercruiser. In 2009 she was taken down to the stringers and the following work was done. And they say the boats will outlast the newer models.“By doing the refit, I extended the life until the next refit,” Clancy says. 1976 23' Seacraft Sceptre Complete restoration completed in 2019 Location: Texas I bought this boat in 2013 and started the restoration soon thereafter. 1976 23' Classic Seacraft. I have been slowly upgrading and restoring the boat since, but now have 2 boats and no more time. Two boat owners turn to Metan Marine Restoration to bring new life to their ’70s-era SeaCrafts.