Viscount star

by Jo & Sandra
(Sugar bay nsw australia)

Purchased on ebay 31.12.12 $600 nsw toronto
Ex commercial swansea fishing launch 1948?
Built by James lewis boyd & son

We built cabin & cleaned up hull with scape & sand back 2 timber

We took 3 months to complete with rain & very hot days plus a trip 2 hospital

We used bondcrete 3 coats & bullyseye 123 primer 2 coats , dulux aqua enamel 2 coats & kiwi grip

Do u like?

At mechanics installing new yanmar 20hp diesel.

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Mar 05, 2021
Boats by Claude Boyd
by: Graham Pegg

Hello William
I have a 38 ft carvel vessel Claude Boyd built in about 1971 in Caloundra. Presently at Yeppoon , now called 'Kalani'.
Not sure of original name.
Has a 5LW Gardner in it 1969 built.
Check FB Kalani Fishing for pics of the boat.

Feb 12, 2018
wooden boats
by: william boyd

James Lewis Boyd was my grandfather and my father was Claude Boyd who in later years became a well known builder of surf boats.

Sep 02, 2015
Great job
by: Anonymous

Hello, good to come across this.

James Lewis Boyd was my Great Great Grandfather.

Nice restoration :)

Apr 28, 2013
1st trip out
by: Viscount star

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