Let's see your fleet

Discussion in 'Watercraft' started by johnnyrockfish, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. johnnyrockfish Member

    Posts: 320
    Kitsap County, WA
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    Who else is obsessed by small boats? Symptons include scrolling through Craigs list constantly even though you KNOW you don't need another boat, constantly reading reviews and getting opinions about another boat you don't really need, spending as much time looking at boats in people's yards etc as you do watching the road as you drive.

    Let's see your fleet!

    Here's mine for starters.

    JR

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  2. bfic Member

    Posts: 212
    Marysville, WA
    Ratings: +1 / 0
    no picts but....

    14' Koffler Rocky Mtn Trout boat
    12' Fold-a-Boat
    (2) JW Outfitter pontoon boats

    I apparently like to row

    by the way I'd be interested in a small (6hp?), long shaft two stroke for the Koffler
  3. Milt Roe Member

    Posts: 396
    Taco Ma
    Ratings: +14 / 0
    19 ft Grady White w/175 e-tec for salmon/etc. in the sound, long distance SRC
    14 ft cedar plank skiff for SRC
    15 ft Trumbly sailer (in mothballs)
    12 ft gregor aluminum (dragging on the beach, kids boat)
    Then there's the wife's kayak
    and a 16 ft Listerbuilt cedar strip inboard (brother and I need to restore - see pic)
    and the Century my Dad just got done restoring

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  4. rotato Active Member

    Posts: 600
    home,wa
    Ratings: +66 / 0
    hey Milt that 15 foot Trumbly is that a design from the former bates prof?
    i did a little work for him
    interesting man
  5. Milt Roe Member

    Posts: 396
    Taco Ma
    Ratings: +14 / 0
    Could very well be - My Dad got the hull probably 30 years ago somewhere in Tacoma and we rigged her up when I was a kid. Great little sail boat, needs some cosmetic work, another project.
  6. jcalderon Member

    Posts: 995
    A JUNGLE NEAR YOU
    Ratings: +0 / 0
    all I have to say about this post is "SCHWING!"
  7. kayakangler New Member

    Posts: 3
    Presque Isle, Maine
    Ratings: +0 / 0
    No pics, but I'll play along.

    12' Sea Nymph w/9.5 outboard
    16' Wenonah Prism kevlar solo canoe
    16' Old Town Penobscot canoe
    3-14' Perception Carolina kayaks(wife's, sons and mine)
    12' Old Town Pack solo canoe
    8 Classic Accessories Pontoon
    Will have a Watermaster as soon as I sell a couple of those canoes. I have owned several Ocean Kayaks as well as a Wilderness Systems Tarpon. My wife says I change boats like other people change their underwear.
  8. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

    Posts: 17,396
    Kitsap Peninsula
    Ratings: +1,355 / 9
    14' Livingston w/35hp Evinrude
    9' FishCat Panther pontoon
    FishCat4 float tube

    Wife says I get another boat and I'll need someplace to live. I guess I better buy one with a nice cabin!

    If Maine was closer to Washington I might lighten kayakangler's canoe load...tough to live in though.
  9. Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    Posts: 7,136
    Not sure
    Ratings: +1,224 / 0
    No pics but my current fleet includes:

    Curtis raft (ultralight 22oz backpackable floatation, no longer made)
    TU Gunnison float tube (heavier, but still backpackable)
    Outcast Trinity (even heavier yet, for bike 'n hike trips)
    Outcast Super Fat Cat
    Watermaster Kodiak
    Skookum Osprey frame w/10' Maxxon tubes, cargo deck, Cataract mini-mags, etc.

    K
  10. Mike (Doc) LaCombe Member

    Posts: 417
    Port Orchard, WA
    Ratings: +11 / 0
    Here's mine.

    12' Alaskan /w 8 hp & electric.
    8" Ross Duncan build Pram
    Fishcat Float Tube.

    Mike
  11. Ryan Buccola I ain't broke but brother I am badly bent

    Posts: 230
    Bend Oregon
    Ratings: +1 / 0
    16 ft Koffler Guide
    10 ft cat
    15ft fishcat raft
  12. Jim Speaker Active Member

    Posts: 2,210
    Mill Creek, WA
    Ratings: +507 / 0
    Beautiful boats Milt. The third one is so classic I think I'd have to find one of my 50s boating jackets to feel right about riding in it... gorgeous.

    I'll play too.

    1976 16' Don Hill Classic - pic 1
    16' Old Town Appalachian (red - no pic necessary)
    1967 12' Hewescraft Fisher (aka the speyspazcraft) - pic 2
    8' Bucks Southfork (no pic necessary)
    does the TU Colorado v-float tube count as a boat? naw

    Edit: hey Milt, did you have boat #2 on a trailer going thru inspection station? I think I may have figured out who the inspector was talkin' about when they said mine was the 2nd prettiest they'd seen. :D

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  13. Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

    Posts: 2,337
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    Ratings: +1,173 / 0
    All I can say is it's a good thing that I don't have a vehicle capable of towing 'cause then I'd really be in trouble!

    Pontoons:
    13’ Outcast PAC1200 w/ Cataract Composite oars
    11’ Scadden Cardiac Canyon w/ Cataract Mini-Magnums
    8’ Outcast FishCat (with set of extra tubes)

    Kayak/Float Tube Hybrids:
    11’ Scadden Deschutes retrofitted w/oars
    9’ Scadden Escalade
    9’ Outcast Y2K

    Float Tubes:
    Outcast FatCat
    ? U-boat
    Caddis doughnut

    Canoes:
    17’ ABS Old Town Tripper
    16’ ABS Mad River Explorer

    Kayaks:
    17’ Wilderness Systems Tempest
    15’ Ocean Kayak Scupper Pro SOT
    14’ Wilderness Systems Tarpon SOT
    13.5’ Epic Carbon/Kevlar
    11’ Walden Experience

    Inflatable Kayaks:
    Innova Safari
    Innova Helios

    And not really mine, but my fiancee’s so they live at my house:

    16’ Clackacraft
    15’ Scadden 3-person Cat
    16’ Wilderness Systems Tarpon
  14. Wayne Kohan fish-ician

    Posts: 1,020
    TriCities, WA
    Ratings: +96 / 0
    I feel outgunned with some of you.

    1. 13 1/2 ft Momentum self bailing raft
    2. 9 ft Scadden toon
    3. 8 ft Walker Bay
    4. A couple of float tubes including an old full tire intertube job....


    Wayne
  15. Jerry Daschofsky Moderator

    Posts: 7,716
    Graham, WA, USA.
    Ratings: +658 / 5
    Ugh, seeing this thread really makes me see I need to rebuild my fleet again. I feel so inadequate. LOL.

    16' Eastside driftboat
    10' Skookum tubes (ODFW green) w/my whitewater frame
    9' fishcat

    Man, hard to see how many boats I sold off while I was injured. My sled, my aluminum DB, my two whitewater cats, my 9' Skookum, and misc float tubes. Mannnnnnnnn. Think I need to rebuy more. LOL
  16. Milt Roe Member

    Posts: 396
    Taco Ma
    Ratings: +14 / 0
    That drift boat is a work of art. Crap, now you got me thinking about building another boat.
  17. NIrodneck Member

    Posts: 167
    Dover,ID
    Ratings: +15 / 0
    16' Black Walnut Banquet table with a 40 hp kicker -for the big water
    8' cherry dining table with 9.9 merc with a pump- rivers
    4' round presidents table for kickin around the bass pond
  18. colton rogers wishin' i was fishin'

    Posts: 874
    gig harbor, washington
    Ratings: +10 / 0
    one time i made a boat out of 2 oars, a gallon milk jug (to bail water if it goes south), a bathtub drain plug, and a bathtub. it worked alright tub i couldn't row anywhere b/c it had no "v" and wanted to roll over
  19. Kim Hampton Not Politically Correct

    Posts: 276
    Tacoma, Wa
    Ratings: +0 / 0
    --17' Trophy CC W/90 hp
    --10' Hopper II Springcreek pram -- If I had to do it over again I'd go with the single seat instead of the double.
    --Outcast Pontoon.
  20. Mark Walker Active Member

    Posts: 2,760
    So. Cal.
    Ratings: +221 / 1
    C'mon! I know somebody else was thinking this....:rofl::rofl:

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