restoration projects...or junk ?

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restoration projects...or junk ?

Post by charleston14 » Mon May 15, 2017 10:30 pm

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fiberglass-Ka ... Sw1WJZFFoo 16 foot, make and model unknown

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kayak-/122496 ... SwtGlZGIi8 (Valley weekender)

just curious.. fancy a restoration sea kayak project some time.

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Post by rockhopper » Tue May 16, 2017 2:24 pm

If you fancy a restoration project it is probably worth waiting for something worthwhile and that you could use once finished. Maybe keep an eye out for an old Anas Acuta or similar classic boat. They will generally be well made, seaworthy and once you have finished the restoration and paddled it for a while can be sold on for a reasonable amount (but probably not for a profit!!). There have been quite a few postings on this site about such restorations so there tends to be quite a bit of information available from them and from the people who did them.

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Post by nickcrowhurst » Tue May 16, 2017 5:39 pm

as per Rog:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kayak-Anus-Ac ... Sw1WJZGxfa

A proper kayak, worthy of love and care.
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Post by charleston14 » Tue May 16, 2017 8:12 pm

Yeah, that's way more like it!

Better do some reading up on kayak restorations, ..could be a good winter restoration project.

Love the skinny greenlandic lines it has, makes my scorpio lv look positively chunky by comparison.

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Post by nickcrowhurst » Tue May 16, 2017 9:01 pm

"Better do some reading up on kayak restorations,"

Bientot dit, bientot fait: viewtopic.php?t=16330

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Post by Yellerbelly » Wed May 17, 2017 8:42 am

Couple more. Not exactly classics but free to a good home (well, any home actually). Next stop is landfill.
The orange one has a label that says 'Sea Dog' , thought to be a Baidarka.
The yellow one is made by Granta.

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Post by Rod81 » Wed May 17, 2017 10:51 am

charleston14 wrote:http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fiberglass-Ka ... Sw1WJZFFoo 16 foot, make and model unknown
This kayak was the "North Sea" designed by the late Derek Hutchinson and produced by McNulty Seaglass at South Sheilds. The predissessor to th "Baidarka" which Derek used on the first North Sea crossing.

Derek left McNulty with his designers and joined forces with Dave Patrick to form P&H sea kayaks in the late 70s

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Post by Chris Bolton » Wed May 17, 2017 3:21 pm

Going a bit off the restoration topic, but that's interesting - so it's possibly a historic boat! Is the boat in the later post an early Baidarka? I was discussing the history of P&H on another thread recently, and wondered who the H in P&H was - I know Derek worked with P&H a lot but not that he was part of it.

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Post by Rod81 » Fri May 19, 2017 11:01 am

Chris, this is a brochure I picked up in 1983 at the International Canoe Exhibition at Crystal Palace. Derek was on the P&H stand promoting his designs.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/154986295 ... es-ZN0VzL/

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Post by Nick Gates » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:58 pm

Rod81 wrote:
charleston14 wrote:http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fiberglass-Ka ... Sw1WJZFFoo 16 foot, make and model unknown
This kayak was the "North Sea" designed by the late Derek Hutchinson and produced by McNulty Seaglass at South Sheilds. The predissessor to th "Baidarka" which Derek used on the first North Sea crossing.

Derek left McNulty with his designers and joined forces with Dave Patrick to form P&H sea kayaks in the late 70s
Are these looking for a new home?

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Post by Chris Bolton » Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:19 pm

I believe they are (or were) but act quickly or they may get skipped

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=126891

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=126890

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Post by Yellerbelly » Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:14 am

Chris Bolton wrote:I believe they are (or were) but act quickly or they may get skipped

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=126891

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=126890

Thanks Chris.
The yellow one has been taken but the orange McNulty is under threat of dissection.
charleston14 wrote:Another contender?

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/17-foot-kayak-c ... nav=SEARCH
I'd like this old Anas Acuta though. Too far.

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