OUR PROJECT BOAT - Ralfy and dad

Presented by
  • Trade-A-Boat

IMG_2134.jpg IMG_2134.jpg
Ralfy-At-Maritimo.jpg Ralfy-At-Maritimo.jpg
Ralfy-with-BBC.jpg Ralfy-with-BBC.jpg

Update on Trade-a-Boat's 1976 Mariner 760 project boat

OUR PROJECT BOAT -  Ralfy and dad
OUR PROJECT BOAT - <I>Ralphy</I> and dad

Project home page

In case you missed the boat, Ralfy IV is the cute name of our 1976 Mariner 760 project boat that we’re rebuilding, remodelling, repowering and will ultimately give away to one lucky reader.

After back-loading Ralfy on a truck just before the Sydney boat show in late-July, our beloved boat is now at Maritimo’s sheds on the Gold Coast.

The boat’s father and builder, Bill Barry-Cotter, has already jumped aboard and began his mental plans.

Trade-a-Boat is now heading north for a meeting of minds and the ensuing planning of our rebuild project. Watch this space. We are about to get our hands dirty. — David Lockwood

Photos: Ralfy IV
being loaded in Sydney; Ralfy IV at Maritimo's Gold Coast factory; Maritimo owner Bill Barry-Cotter inside the project boat, a Mariner 760 he built back in 1976.

Project home page


Want the latest stories delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for the free TradeBoats e-newsletter.