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South Bay Restoration. Parts from Steve Sanford

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South Bay Restoration. Parts from Steve Sanford
Wanted to share my South Bay haulover.

Here is the Boat after I picked it up. The motor board and thatch rails needed replacing. I got in touch with Steve to do some work for me and opted for a complete resoration Including new rails, motor board and mounting board, taller flap boards and an XL spray shield.





Below is the project completed after fresh paint. The old evinrude 15hp was replaced with a 2000's Yamaha 25hp 2 stroke.



And all grassed up.





Just wanted to thank you Steve for your attention to detail and hard work on these parts!

KT
GSB
14 South Bay

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Kevin Tyler: Dec 2, 2021, 6:13 AM
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Nice work!! Looks great.
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Amazing work, as always!
Good luck this season!


Carl
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Dani wrote:
Nice work!! Looks great.


Thank you very much!

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Carl wrote:
Amazing work, as always!
Good luck this season!


Thanks Carl! You as well. Could not be happier

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Looks good, May you enjoy the boat for many years to come.

Did you through bolt or screw the rails to the deck?
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I love it, great work and grass job!





Oxford, CT
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Bill Ferrar wrote:
Looks good, May you enjoy the boat for many years to come.

Did you through bolt or screw the rails to the deck?



Bill,
Just SS screws right into the ridge that runs the length of the port and starboard side . Thank you.

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Kevin

Welcome to the site. You picked the right man for the restoration. She should give you years of reliable service and enjoyment. Thanks for sharing.

Eric
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Where are you out of Kev?
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Eric Patterson wrote:
Kevin

Welcome to the site. You picked the right man for the restoration. She should give you years of reliable service and enjoyment. Thanks for sharing.

Eric


Thank you Eric!

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Paul Mc wrote:
Where are you out of Kev?


Paul, I live in Sayville.

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Ahh cool, Babylon here. I've had great luck with the battery powered "hockey puck" lights that you can stick up under the gunnel. I've also seen guys use the LED rope lights. Headlamps are great but when you can turn on under the deck lights to grab decoys etc it is a pleasure. There's a good variety of cheap ones at Harbor Freight and they last a good long time on batteries.
Good luck with the boat, I love mine. Ironic that they originated in Sayville.
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Paul Mc wrote:
Ahh cool, Babylon here. I've had great luck with the battery powered "hockey puck" lights that you can stick up under the gunnel. I've also seen guys use the LED rope lights. Headlamps are great but when you can turn on under the deck lights to grab decoys etc it is a pleasure. There's a good variety of cheap ones at Harbor Freight and they last a good long time on batteries.
Good luck with the boat, I love mine. Ironic that they originated in Sayville.


Paul, I went with LED rope lights on starboard and port inside the cockpit, replacing the hockey pucks that were there. I will be sure to post pictures of the inside when im done with the little bit of work left. My buddy and I are just adding a few more stringers in the floor.

They were actually built a block away from where I live. Nice to have a gunning rig from my hometown!

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Kevin, what are the two things 1/2 way to the bow on both sides [ lites ]?
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Capt Rich Geminski wrote:
Kevin, what are the two things 1/2 way to the bow on both sides [ lites ]?


Rich, yes those are the nav lights installed by previous owner

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Paul Mc wrote:
Ahh cool, Babylon here. I've had great luck with the battery powered "hockey puck" lights that you can stick up under the gunnel. I've also seen guys use the LED rope lights. Headlamps are great but when you can turn on under the deck lights to grab decoys etc it is a pleasure. There's a good variety of cheap ones at Harbor Freight and they last a good long time on batteries.
Good luck with the boat, I love mine. Ironic that they originated in Sayville.


Paul, here are the led strip lights I installed




KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Yeah that's cool.
Did you set that up with electric start?
Mc
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Paul Mc wrote:
Yeah that's cool.
Did you set that up with electric start?
Mc


No just running off a deep cycle. Will charge as needed

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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No floor?




12' Higbee, 14' South Bay, 17' Polarkraft
South Jersey
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Rossja wrote:
No floor?


Took the floor out to add reinforcement stringers Wink

Floor is back in now!

KT
GSB
14 South Bay
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Where you located? Got more pictures? I am always curious to compare South Bay's since it's only boat I ever rebuilt myself.




12' Higbee, 14' South Bay, 17' Polarkraft
South Jersey