Second cylinders are stored in the forward cubby cabin well.There are useful side storage pockets running the whole cockpit length.
The trailer was serviced, the rear axle replaced, a new winch post and a L-&-R Boat Latch fitted, plus five new wheels and tyres, together with bearing protectors all around.The motor and hydraulic steering systems were serviced, hull repairs were made, a Permatrim hydrofoil fitted, plus the entire hull acid washed and then given a cut and polish.The outboard engine is a Yamaha L130BETO, V4 130 HP Saltwater two stroke purchased for the boat from J. Marine on 18-Jul-1998 - Yamaha Model 130 BETO, Code 6LI-L-, Serial # 310309, Engine # 310309.Hydrofoil A Permatrim hydrofoil has been added to improve the handling and performance characteristics of the boat.Yamaha Digital Tachometer This meter contains the tachometer, trim meter, oil level warning and overheat warning.
The original tacho was found to be faulty and replaced by Advantage Marine during a service in December 2011.
This replaces a wooden swing down platform that had been fitted by a previous owner.
The new dive ladder makes it a lot easier to get back into the boat. are stored in green crates under the outboard engine well.
One VSAG member, David Kelly, had a Haines Hunter V17L boat he'd purchased in 2005 from Peter Galvin, a fellow Black Rock and VSAG dive club member.
I got to dive from David's boat quite often and was pleasantly surprised at how well it was setup for diving, how well it did the job, plus how well it handled out on the water, especially given it was one of the smaller dive boats.
Being a multi-function gauge, it can also be used to show speed, water temp and numerous other real-time graphic or digital readings.