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07-07-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By larslindroth

THE Team Scarab 31 by Larry Smith!

May the weather gods serve up some tough conditions and this legendary boat will take the checkered flag. The Team Scarab 31 design has a 8'6" beam and loves it rough. This specific boat has helped...
Forum: Magnum Marine
06-21-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By larslindroth

It's all about Jim Wynne, Walt Walters and Aronow.

In 1966 Walt Walters and Jim Wynne was helping Aronow design the Donzi-Magnum 35 race boat, 'Maltese Magnum'. The wide beam 24-degree deadrise was a more nimble wave-crusher and kind of a late answer...
06-21-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By larslindroth

Plenty of cool eggbeaters for sale at S & F.

https://www.screamandfly.com/forumdisplay.php?3-Outboard-Engines
06-21-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,276
Posted By larslindroth

Lenny's Magnum 60 Furia, RockSea turns golden...

Did the color change of her happen at that point?
...
06-01-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 29,914
Posted By larslindroth

Happy Belated Birthday Gary. :party-smiley-051: ...

Happy Belated Birthday Gary. :party-smiley-051:


It's always been important to use protection, but especially in the Mid-West these days. ;) Even up where You are it's needed and it sure looks...
05-28-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 335,776
Posted By larslindroth

Bill Farmer seems to have been a quality...

Bill Farmer seems to have been a quality conscious man and I was surprised to learn that all the 31 Excalibur Marine boats he produced 1978-1983 were Kevlar49 boats. The whole history of the brand is...
05-23-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By larslindroth

The Volvo E-drive. A drive of variable pleasure?

Wrote this on another U.S. forum a few years back;
The Volvo Penta R- and E-drives were developed in the '60s and '70s in cooperation between Volvo Penta and the Chalmers University of Technology in...
05-19-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By larslindroth

There are a couple of "Left Coast' Forums, with...

There are a couple of "Left Coast' Forums, with free classified ads, but few CC's show on those sites since they are mainly for owners of South-West custom boats. The Forums are mainly...
05-17-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

Two Cary 26 boats of maybe 5-6 made.

Since Allan Brown was the father of the truly successful tandem engine set-up, with some help of Andy Casale, in the Donzi 28 'Donzi Baby' he ran to victory in the 1967 Miami-Nassau race, he would...
05-15-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

Cary 26?

The boat you must be referring to is the Cigarette 28 derived Cary 26. It was basically a Cig 28 cut-down, but I'm sure you know this model. Brownie had the demo with a 482 in it, but most came with...
05-12-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By larslindroth

Next temptress up will be The One that made me...

Next temptress up will be The One that made me lose my balance at the 1999 Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance and experience love at first sight. Story to follow of her and her daughter being born this...
05-12-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By larslindroth

John Oliver Crouse II 1931-2010 R.I.P.

Yes, the Merrick Lewis film "Run Sunward" was an excellent film, and a lot of it was due to the narrative by John Crouse. I remember talking to John about 20 years ago about his and Don Aronow's...
05-11-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By larslindroth

How to fall in love with a boat.

There's no recipe or cocktail concoction by a mermaid for this. We are of the sea and anything that floats thereon has us under its spell. I just found an article in Motor Boating & Sailing, from...
05-11-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

So here's a typical Crestliner survivor in...

So here's a typical Crestliner survivor in Sweden, even though she's probably had a tough life, she floats with pride. 1977 Crusader 2455....
05-10-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

Jim Wynne designed Crestliner boats.

Yes, that top speed might be questionable, but all I care about as usual is solid seaworthiness and I bet those little Wynne-hulls, for that era, surely delivered.



Wow, a Crestliner Crusader...
05-09-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

Jim Wynne R.I.P.

For us Scandinavians, Jim Wynne has a special place in our hearts. He was instrumental to both Volvo Penta and Danish boat manufacturer Botved Boats' Coronet brand's success. Since Wynne also did a...
05-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

It sure is. A nice story about when Jim Wynne...

It sure is. A nice story about when Jim Wynne arrived at Cobalt Boats, for the first time, in 1973.

https://cobaltboats.com/art/brochures/Cobalt_1986.pdf
05-07-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,466
Posted By larslindroth

Very cool find! Here's an ad from before he...

Very cool find! Here's an ad from before he decided to do the restoration of it. The 17' CS7 has 22 degrees at the transom, whereas the 19' CS9 that came on the market the year after, in 1983, has 24...
Forum: Donzi
05-05-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By larslindroth

Best of luck. Like his design a lot too. ...

Best of luck. Like his design a lot too.
...
Forum: Donzi
05-05-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By larslindroth

I believe Ted still has his very special 22. ...

I believe Ted still has his very special 22.

https://youtu.be/P-6epAE9UIw
...
Forum: Donzi
05-05-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By larslindroth

Schiada Custom Boats in California have always...

Schiada Custom Boats in California have always made high ticket ski boats and their interiors are tough to beat when it comes to comfort and classy looks. This has been their design the last decade...
05-02-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By larslindroth

History about the company here: Cadillac -...

History about the company here: Cadillac - Classic Boat Library (http://www.fiberglassics.com/library/index.php?title=Cadillac)
04-30-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,405
Posted By larslindroth

Searched for info and found that the boat raced...

Searched for info and found that the boat raced in the APBA Production Class in 1976 and 1977 for sure. The boat was set up like a pleasure boat with a cabin according to Ritchie Powers. Signature...
04-29-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,989
Posted By larslindroth

Another short video: ...

Another short video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KubNkrauGYw
04-29-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By larslindroth

Latest performance sportfisher from 'Downunder'.

Gotto love the lads in Australia. They go all out to create the most seaworthy, state of the art, performance fishing boats imaginable. Latest build techniques and materials naturally and with...
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