before: vintage cruiser

in progress: entering boatyard

in progress: adding hull fasteners for watertight integrity

before: engine pull

before: stern, storage

in progress: replacing keel floor joists & keel bolts

after: engine paint

current: repurposed tub


Progress & Current photos (Interior updates yet to come)

Vivienne Specifications

  • LOA 45’, LOD 43”,  LWL 40’4”                                        
  • Draft 5’2”
  • Gross Tonnage: Net 16                    
  • Beam 10’6”
  • Hull Material: Port Orford Cedar 1 3/16th
  • Hull Framing: Bent White Oak 1 ¾ x 1 ¾ on 8”centers
  • Superstructure - cabin sides, interior trim, detail: Burmese Teak
  • Floor Framing: Purple Heart
  • Fasteners: Bronze # 16 1 ¾
  • Keel Bolts: all new 5/8th silicon bronze
  • Stern Timbers: Port Orford Cedar & Oak
  • Decking: 7/8th Teak
  • Worm shoe: 1 ¾ x 4” iron bark
  • Longitudinal: Port Orford Cedar 1 ¼ x 3 ½ with bronze wood screws
  • Propulsion: Twin Sea Masters Ford Industrial Model 300 CI
  • 6 cylinders each
  • Horse Power: approximately 300 each