The day has arrived to put the last touches of bottom paint on the rails, to apply some of the TotalBoat Teak Oil to the otherwise naked interior wood, to attach a motor for a test run and then TO LAUNCH! The TotalBoat Work Skiff is complete and Lou couldn’t be more excited to share it’s first ride with you, his loyal viewers. And if you missed Lou and the skiff at the JD Tent Sale Saturday, we apologize. He had many many guests and excited fans lining up to see him and the skiff. But you can watch or even bid on the skiff on the EBAY listing. It won’t go for cheap, we venture to guess – but it will be worth every penny to a lucky bidder… Get in on the Ebay action here.
Lou’s enthusiasm for the finished skiff is palpable even as he rips around his local cove with a temporary outboard attached to the back. The skiff appears to ride and behave as well as it looks. The new owner of the skiff will have the option of adding their own propulsion, determining how it will be used – as pleasure craft or as a work boat… There is a wide range of options and JD is happy to help the new owner with a brand new Mercury Outboard once decided.
We have really enjoyed this series with Lou and Tips from a Shipwright. And as Lou pronounced, it has been the overwhelming elation and joy from you – the viewers – who have pushed the excitement to the next level. Work skiffs are a common sight in Narragansett Bay where Lou lives and works and where TotalBoat HQ is located. However, this skiff is sure to turn heads and start conversation wherever it may go, and it is our hope that many of you have been inspired to dream up and build your own boat building project.
Thanks for watching – keep your comments, shares and likes coming and from Lou and all of us at TotalBoat – we thank you for your keen interest and outspoken love for Lou and the TotalBoat Work Skiff.
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There is more greatness to come with Lou and the Tips team – rest assured!