Saying hi to fellow boat nuts. Happened upon this site a couple of weeks ago and having a hard time getting on ye old iPad and not heading here first thing, cool place to hang out! Been boating since I was 16 and now being courted by AARP! You guys do the math. I've restored several wooden runabouts and just finishing a restore of a 30 ft. Tiara. Always wanted to build one from scratch and have been in love with Carolina lines from the likes of Grady's to Buddy's - R.I.P. So I'll study and learn from everyone and build. And if Marc L. In Sugar beet country starts before me I'll have to swing by to lend a hand!