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The refit of Isabelle an early Arran 16

17 September 2021
I bought this example of an early Arran 16 locally and towed it home down the side of Loch Lommond after changing the wheel bearings. The bearings still seemed loose and after a closer look …
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Warrior 165 Mercury 80hp and Indespension trailer

04 May 2021
I have just collected a 2000 Warrior 165 with a 2013 Mercury 80hp 4 stroke outboard which is sat on a Indespension trailer.It was in quite a state so I thought it a good idea …
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2020 a very unusual year!

16 December 2020
News,
For all of us 2020 has been a really odd year to say the least. For us, the first lockdown was a real shock, I’m sure it was for everyone else and by April our …
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Falkland Fisher refit

31 August 2020
This the Falkland Fisher in the condition I bought it in. The hull is excellent with not a sign of any damage or age related scratches.Its spent most of its life probably sat on a …
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Blue Hulled Arran 16 Build.

19 September 2019
This is the first blue hulled boat I have built. I will run a blog of its build. This is the boat with the fendering riveted on awaiting fitting out. The first job was to …
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Orkney Strikeliner 16 refit red hull.

01 August 2019
Here is a Strikeliner 16 I bought in to refurbish. It needed new bearings before I drove it home. Always check to see by jacking the wheel up and spinning it. They make a distinctive …
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