Enjoying our Malahini

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Howtam
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Enjoying our Malahini

Post by Howtam » Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:06 am

Finally finished our Malahini. It took 3 years to complete, although we did have to move 3 states away in the middle of the project, so that delayed it a bit. We couldn't have done it without the help of the Forum, and Gail at Glen-L. A special thanks to Roberta for her complete posts while building her Torpedo. Following her posts really helped when we had questions. It has an old 65 Mercury, and goes about 30 mph and handles great. We love it.
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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by TomB » Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:18 pm

Welcome to the posting side of the forum. The boat looks great! Get ready for lots of questions. "Who restored it?" "My dad had one just like it, what make is it?" "What year is it?" "Would you be interested in selling it or making me one?"

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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by PeterG » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:48 pm

Looks great, nicely done! Welcome to the forum.
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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by hoodman » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:30 pm

Congratulations on the launch! You did a fantastic job!
Matt

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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by jenko » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:42 pm

wow enjoy

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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by vupilot » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:29 pm

Congrats! You did an excellent job! I really like the look of it!

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rbrandenstein
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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by rbrandenstein » Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:14 am

Looks great. Nice job. I believe that is a Washington registration. Where do you keep and run your boat. Our kids live in the Seattle area.
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DrBryanJ
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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by DrBryanJ » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:35 am

Very nice! I like the white sides with the clear deck :D
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Roberta
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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by Roberta » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:53 am

Looks Great!!!

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Re: Enjoying our Malahini

Post by Gayle Brantuk » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:32 am

Howtam,

Congratulations to you! What a beautiful boat you've built--you should be quite proud.

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