Engine & Fuel
1800 cc 90 hp
Currently in a semi-finished state after
recovering her from near Gloucester about 8 years ago she had been dragged under
by a tree and was due to go to the scrap yard. bulkheads and galley seat is
built and most glass repairs complete.
1971 Norman 23 which I've been sort of rebuilding for
the last 9 years, I bought it for a pound and saved it from the crusher in
2001 after it was written off by an insurance company after it got dragged
down the Severn near Worcester by a tree and went under. Her name was "Water
I had to completely gut the boat and have repaired most
of the fibreglass including converting the transom from an outboard box so I
can fit a stern drive or prop shaft to the 1.8 turbo diesel. I've built and
installed the front cabin frame work and galley seat, just haven't had the
time to do anymore recently.
Great to see the site develop, I did some research on
the web when I first got her and there wasn't much info and have found out
much since registering, I've now got renewed enthusiasm to get her finished!