Model : Norman 17
Cockpit : Rear
Year : 1972
Engine & Fuel : Two stroke petrol outboard
Capacity : 9.8 hp
"Goldfish" is moored on the lower part of
the river Derwent. next year hope to repaint it. I hope to take her out of the
river (on a mooring on the river Derwent at Sutton upon Derwent York) and
repaint her. I then want to tidy up the inside making a new floor and doing the
window seals. I also will have a go at making a cover, it don't look that hard!!
over the winter I will remove the merc out board, replace the pull cord, find
out why it will not start and have a go at a service. in the mean time I have
bought 2 Evinrude (8hp & 10 hp) one running perfect the other runs but no tell
tail so that needs sorting. I also need to find a morse control and cables etc
and connect the steering. after that fun, fun, fun. Has anyone put twin 10s on a
When the river Derwent is at a normal
level you cant see gold fish from here!! all of the water that you can see
should be green fields,apart from where the boat is. the river should be the
other side of the hedge to the left of the boat (there is a foot path there
also) and is less than 20 foot wide. hope it goes down soon as I have got the
Gold fish has been relived of her old Mercedes and now sports a 10hp Evinrude with remotes in fetching orange.
Goldfish has now had a repaint and some changes to the inside. new floor, carpet, cooker and the wardrobe cut down. new wiring with led lights and a dimmer switch.12 acc out let, fish finder/depth gauge. new canopy fitted. theres life in the old girl yet. Old Normans never die, they just get prettier.