Atlantic Skiff build

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:10 pm

That is a 350 with your transmission :D
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby psychobilly » Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:41 pm

Really looks great Weller.

How wide did she turn out to be with your mods?

More pics of her would be great too. :D

I can't wait to see the launch.

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:52 pm

If you look in the background you can see I had to cut my garage door frames so the rub rails can fit out without rubbing. My door is 9' wide so about 8'11" without rub rails. I can take pictures of whatever you want to see, let me know.
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby psychobilly » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:23 am

Lol, yeah I see the garage. Lol

A head on shot of the bow but showing below the water line. I would like to see that transition. A stern shot would be good too.

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:59 am

Beautiful boat, weller! With your little boy next to it, it looks even bigger. Thanks for keeping us updated.

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:51 pm

Gayle Brantuk wrote:Beautiful boat, weller! With your little boy next to it, it looks even bigger. Thanks for keeping us updated.

Thanks for selling me the easy to build plans for this beautiful boat :D
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:52 pm

psychobilly wrote:Lol, yeah I see the garage. Lol

A head on shot of the bow but showing below the water line. I would like to see that transition. A stern shot would be good too.

I just got home and it's dark. I will get them pics tomorrow in the light.
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby psychobilly » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:17 pm

No problem buddy. I have notifications to this thread so I get emails as soon as there's a post in it. :) I'm pretty sure that I will build one too one day but I want some more data on her first. Sorry bro, but you are the only guinea pig we have.

She looks like she's gunna be a sweet riding boat man and I'm as ready as you are to see her on step running.

Standing by.... 8) 8) 8)

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:00 am

Here are a couple of bow shots, when I pull it out of the garage I'll get some stern shots.
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby psychobilly » Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:22 am

Wow! Bud, she takes up every bit of that garage! When are you starting on her new home? Once you get center console and T top on you will need a taller home. :shock:

She don't look real wide below the chine line. I'm curious to see how she handles a side swell. She looks like head on sea she will do very well and with that huge keel, running with the sea should be a breeze.

With that gear you have coupled with the 350' have you decided on a wheel size yet?

What size are those fuel tanks?

Have you thought about a built in ice box in the bow bilge like so many store bought boats have, or just invest in a YETI?

Sorry for all the questions but the Atlantic Skiff gets me going. I enjoy reading about Bill's Bartender, and Steve's Kodiak, but this boat is my favorite so far. If I do ever build her, I will most likely change the design up simular to what you have done and also put a tunnel in her to shallow up the draft.

Thanks again bud!

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby mrintense » Wed Oct 28, 2015 8:42 am

This is such an impressive build. I love how it barely fits in your garage space. I see that I am not the only one who has to deal with a lack of space!
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:15 pm

Thanks Carl. I have been watching you build, and every time I see pictures of your boat tight against the wall it makes me smile cause I feel your pain.
Psychobilly,
The entry is very sharp and the deadrise is about 10 degrees as for handling in a side swell I'll let you know when I know. This shape is how the Carolina boats are built so I think it will work. I can take better pics of the bottom.
I talked to a prop shop and they sold me a 16x 15 with med cup.
The fuel tanks in the pictures are 35 gallons each and I have another 30 gallon tank to go in.
I am going to build a insulated fish box in the transom. Where the bow deck steps down I put a floor in there and a porta pot. I'm sure there will be a cooler built in somewhere.
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby psychobilly » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:52 am

Weller, what's going on with the AS for the new year?

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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby weller » Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:50 pm

I cut and fit all the pieces for the floor, then took everything out and put 2 coats of epoxy, primer, and painted all the parts I will not be able to get to when they are glued it. The floor has a 3 1/2" step close to where the console will start. I had to do this to fit the fitting on top of the gas tanks under the floor. This was not planned but it's the only way I could figure to make it work. I also made a rudder support that I'm going to try to put in tonight.
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Re: Atlantic Skiff build

Postby psychobilly » Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:58 pm

Man I foaming out da mouth for some progress pics. Sounds like you have made some real good progress.


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