New RP boats

Discussion in 'Downeast Boat Builders (25 Ft+)' started by Blitzen, May 16, 2018 at 9:43 AM.

  1. Blitzen

    Blitzen Captain

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Posts:
    3,054
    Likes Received:
    1,510
    Occupation:
    Ex Merchant Marine
    Location:
    Sumday Isle, RI
    Boat Make:
    36 Flowers and a 1991 Boston Whaler Outrage 19
  2. JimRP31

    JimRP31 Captain

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2011
    Posts:
    994
    Likes Received:
    215
    Occupation:
    Sales
    Location:
    tiverton RI
    Boat Make:
    Willis Beal/RP 31
    Really looking forward to their first build
     
  3. Ms.Aimee

    Ms.Aimee Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2015
    Posts:
    338
    Likes Received:
    208
    Location:
    Maine
    Theyre not doing the 35’ though correct? Only 40,42,44?
     
  4. JimRP31

    JimRP31 Captain

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2011
    Posts:
    994
    Likes Received:
    215
    Occupation:
    Sales
    Location:
    tiverton RI
    Boat Make:
    Willis Beal/RP 31
    I believe they are only going to build the 40's initially.
     
  5. El Mar

    El Mar Captain

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Posts:
    6,234
    Likes Received:
    2,079
    Location:
    Westbrook, CT (The Asshole State)
    Boat Make:
    43 Tiara Open DDEC, 15 Boston Whaler Sport ETec 60
    35 mold next winter
     
  6. Genius

    Genius Captain

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2016
    Posts:
    1,364
    Likes Received:
    508
    Occupation:
    Moorings,Oil Field Trash,Pilot Boat Driver
    Location:
    Rhode Island
    Boat Make:
    32' Jarvis Newman 32' Morse Cove
    why is the bottom red?
     
  7. El Mar

    El Mar Captain

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Posts:
    6,234
    Likes Received:
    2,079
    Location:
    Westbrook, CT (The Asshole State)
    Boat Make:
    43 Tiara Open DDEC, 15 Boston Whaler Sport ETec 60
    Attracts lobster....:D
     
    BillD likes this.
  8. Genius

    Genius Captain

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2016
    Posts:
    1,364
    Likes Received:
    508
    Occupation:
    Moorings,Oil Field Trash,Pilot Boat Driver
    Location:
    Rhode Island
    Boat Make:
    32' Jarvis Newman 32' Morse Cove
    ...good to know!:D
     
  9. 05bill

    05bill Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2011
    Posts:
    474
    Likes Received:
    63
    Location:
    cape cod
    Boat Make:
    rp, willis beal
    Where are Dickie and Gene ?
     
  10. Blitzen

    Blitzen Captain

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Posts:
    3,054
    Likes Received:
    1,510
    Occupation:
    Ex Merchant Marine
    Location:
    Sumday Isle, RI
    Boat Make:
    36 Flowers and a 1991 Boston Whaler Outrage 19
    My guess would be retired and enjoying the warm Florida sun.
     
    BillD likes this.
  11. LMcF

    LMcF Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2013
    Posts:
    78
    Likes Received:
    19
    Boat Make:
    Duffy 31
    Does anybody have contact information for the new builder? Is this a new business?
     
    LMcF,
  12. traditions

    traditions Captain

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Posts:
    1,047
    Likes Received:
    247
    Location:
    mid coast maine, muscle ridge channel
    Boat Make:
    38 Holland
    Taylored Boats in Addison , I believe is making the molds .
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2018 at 5:56 AM
  13. Blitzen

    Blitzen Captain

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Posts:
    3,054
    Likes Received:
    1,510
    Occupation:
    Ex Merchant Marine
    Location:
    Sumday Isle, RI
    Boat Make:
    36 Flowers and a 1991 Boston Whaler Outrage 19
  14. Frigate

    Frigate Senior Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2011
    Posts:
    457
    Likes Received:
    221
    Occupation:
    Licensed Land Surveyor
    Location:
    Shinnecock Inlet, NY
    Boat Make:
    38' Duffy/Flower
    That is red gel coat. If the bottom paint gets thin there is still a red bottom. Ayuh
     
  15. traditions

    traditions Captain

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Posts:
    1,047
    Likes Received:
    247
    Location:
    mid coast maine, muscle ridge channel
    Boat Make:
    38 Holland
    The boat they used for the mold was a working boat that was in for a overhaul.
     
  16. Genius

    Genius Captain

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2016
    Posts:
    1,364
    Likes Received:
    508
    Occupation:
    Moorings,Oil Field Trash,Pilot Boat Driver
    Location:
    Rhode Island
    Boat Make:
    32' Jarvis Newman 32' Morse Cove
    So that is the plug? Wouldn't you remove the mold when it was upside down?
     
  17. traditions

    traditions Captain

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Posts:
    1,047
    Likes Received:
    247
    Location:
    mid coast maine, muscle ridge channel
    Boat Make:
    38 Holland
    They used a working lobster boat as a plug for the mold.The original molds burned years ago, so someone had a 40 footer that was due for a cosmetic overhaul, and they took a mold of from it. There are some pictures on Taylor's facebook page
     
    Eastporter and Genius like this.

Share This Page