A Replica Barrelback built from Glen-L plans. 20 ft Retro Wooden SpeedBoat.
Currently renamed and permanently moored on the Vaal by the owner – she is his preferred vessel rather than any of the collection of GRP boats and inflatables also owned by him.
Hull Construction: Planked Cold-Moulded Process.
Hull Materials: Built from African Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis/anthotheca) and Marine Plywood to BSS 1088. Resins and fiberglass sheathing from Gurit.
Hull: Up to 27 coats of marine varnishes sourced from leading European manufacturers
Engine: Remanufactured Chevy 350 engines to marine specifications or new ILMOR marine V8 engines ex the USA
Parts: Gearbox by ZF Marine. Drive train steering and other components ex Vetus. All parts available worldwide.
Deck Fittings: Most chromed deck fittings available at marine chandlers, windscreen stanchions GAW manufacture.
Upholstery: Genuine Italian Leather
Wiring: Silicon Wiring used throughout with a Vetus Marine Battery.
Trailor: GAW manufacture using Al-Ko custom rubber axles to ensure soft ride.