- Gets a new Skin
by Skip Johnson
Editor's note: this is the latest installment (however brief) in the ongoing saga of the Colorado River 100 Boat. For background, read the brief for the boat and Skip's account of the first less than auspicious trial run
Good Lord willing and the paint dries should be good to go. Bottom is double covered heat bonded together. I'd always admired the hammertone gray on your trailer, it's a good high solids paint but dries slowly, probably also a good thing.
Think I'll strap a bilge pump along keel web and leave out one of containers so I can see the bilge and hope its an unnecesary precaution. I've got 2 homebrew bent shaft paddles that are probably a little too short but will give us a break from double blading.