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Old 03-07-2012, 08:32 AM
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Originally Posted by tabascoT View Post
Actually I think that is Charlie Hestons boat he built for himself. Mabry Edwards (MEMCO) liked to take credit for it but he didnt' build it. He likely did have a hand at the design or maybe lofting. He really was a genius. Last I saw it still had the bamboo outriggers !! It is a beautiful boat and the lines are even better than some of Mabrys' boats and you can just imagine a sailfish dancing behind the transom. Very cool.
Wow, that's some serious history with that boat if it's true....

28Mem, how far are you taking this rebuild? Down to the frames, or just paint and trim?