Shoestring by Chesapeake Marine Design

Center console runabout

Length overall16'4.88 m
Beam6'1.83 m
Draft1'0.3 m
Weight650 lbs295 kg
Engine power40 - 60
Hull construction Stich-n-glue
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SHOESTRING was designed for Gary Clements of GFC Boats who wanted a good performing power boat without all the expense of showroom models. Numerous variations are suggested including: bowrider, runabout, and cabin models.

Features include: striking appearance, Vee hull for good performance in a chop, and easy construction. Construction is tack and tape 1/2" bottom and 3/8" sides over straight frames. Epoxy is used throughout. Plans include: materials, lines, construction, and frame patterns. No lofting is required.

Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including power) is $6000. This cost includes a high level of outfit and finish you can be proud of after putting the effort into building this fine boat.



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