Nice looking boat and yes, I was staring at your Jeep too. It looks identical to my first one, right down to the pin striping. I doubt my 87 still looks that good though, where ever it is. I see it's lifted a bit and there is a CB antenna so I assume you off road it a bit too. Nice to be using boat the boat and Jeep as they were intended.
Thanks, ya its a '95. Rust is starting to have her way with it. But I love it. I used to do a lot of off-roading, but seeing as its my daily driver, I've settled down a little. Sick of breaking stuff. But it is quite the capable vehicle.
M in MI wrote:
Someone on the lake, I sail at, was sailing a catfish just like that a couple years ago.
That 1981 H-16 you got looks really good, even has what looks like original tramp. If you store it outside in the winter next year, take it off along with all your ropes, rigging and wires, store it all inside, that stuff will all last a long time yet, if you do that.
I see hobie cats all the time that are stored outside, everything left on them, tramps looking real bad from snow and ice being left on them, ropes all dirty, even with an A framed tarp, draped over the mast. (pointless if in snow country)
You can leave the boat with the rudders, and mast on out, but be prepared to wash it, if its stored around or under trees.
Thanks for the kind words, its good to know other people think I did alright with boat selection. I was lucky enough that the previous owners stored it indoors for me through the winter. I hope to build a car port or something before next winter rolls around. If not, thanks for the advice, ill keep that in mind! Happy sailing!