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jack grebe
08-25-2003, 06:34 PM
I posted in another thread that my father was in the hosp. and would be getting out tomorrow.
I need something to help keep him busy and was thinking, ........he did want a boat.and I did tell him(me and my big mouth)that I would build one for him :rolleyes: soooooo...... I need some help here it:
must be small
able to be handled by a 78yr old w/ a 3xbypass
able to be propelled by a small motor/poss elect.
done in a short period of time.(2wks or so)
wadda ya think...maybe a stitch and glue? a 6hour canoe with transome?
it will be for the tampa bay area

[ 08-25-2003, 07:36 PM: Message edited by: jack grebe ]

08-25-2003, 08:35 PM
Time for a pirogue? Ask Roger and Oyster.

High C
08-25-2003, 08:38 PM
Originally posted by Johannah:
Time for a pirogue? Ask Roger and Oyster.Oh I don't know about an old feller in a pirogue. It's the least stable and smallest boat there is. You almost have to be a ballerina to get in and out of one without going in the water. :D

Wild Dingo
08-25-2003, 08:42 PM
Jack!!! big sis is right {gidday there Jo!! :cool: }... Roger has the boat for yer ol man... his dads Nix!!! poifek! :cool:

08-26-2003, 08:18 AM
I can think of several S&G boats I would consider. First there is the one like mine, the SH-14.


And than there is the V-10 or V-12.


These can be found at:


along with several other designs that just might fit the bill.


Alan D. Hyde
08-26-2003, 10:38 AM
Here you go.

Simple, stable and reliable.

And a chance to deal with Dynamite Payson, a really good guy.


Here's a link:



Good luck.


[ 08-26-2003, 12:26 PM: Message edited by: Alan D. Hyde ]