SOLITARY--A Simmons Sea Skiff Replica

by Stuart Anderson
(Otego, NY, USA)

A Simmons Sea Skiff replica built by
AndersonBoatworks LLC of Otego, NY

Construction: 18 feet overall, 3/8ths ash planking over one inch ash frames 12 inches on center; bottom double planked; planking glued to frames and edge-glued with polyurethane adhesive; all wood totally encapsulated with penetrating epoxy; all outer surfaces covered in fiberglass mesh and epoxy, top coated with marine polyurethane for UV protection; all major components may be disassembled for refreshing of the protective polyurethane topcoat; all fasteners are stainless steel; US Coast Guard inspected and approved

Rigging and outfitting: new 40 horsepower Mercury 4-stroke electronic-fuel-injection outboard (no fuel mixing); twin 6-gallon fuel tanks; no-feedback steering from the center console; twin absorbed-glass-mat batteries; Coast Guard approved navigation lights; courtesy lights on deck and inside console locker; red light controls illumination; compass; electric bilge pump with manual and auto controls; jacketed fenders and whips (4); helm seat cushions and spare set; anchor, stainless steel lead chain, 150 foot rode, bow roller, mooring bit, stowage tensioner; trolling rod holders port and starboard; all stainless steel bits, chocks, cleats, etc.; horn, fire extinguisher and signal flare kit per USCG requirements; paddle; dock lines; new galvanized trailer with bearing protectors

Pricing: reasonable offers will be ignored; outrageous offers will be entertained until such time as Management (my Wife) says, “TAKE THE MONEY AND GIVE ME BACK MY PARKING SPOT!”

Contact: Stuart Anderson, Builder or 607-434-3586

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Mar 21, 2014
keep the boat!
by: Anonymous

Keep the boat get her a bus pass....that is too beautiful to let it go.

Oct 08, 2011

OMG so beautiful!! you guys do such attractive work. hope she goes to someone who will love her and care for her, BEAUTIFUL...

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