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Sutcliffe Refurbish
A Little Elbow Grease

A Little Elbow Grease

After the sandblasting...it was time to grind then buff the entire hull....twice over. Whew!
A Little Elbow Grease
2 Step process

2 Step process

Matt working hard at getting her looking nice. 2 different grits of disc were used to get the finish just right.
2 Step process
Progressing nicely

Progressing nicely

Paul working on the upper deck and gunwale. It's coming along great. A good team effort.
Progressing nicely
Just About There

Just About There

Not quite perfect yet...but getting there!
Just About There
Finishing Touches

Finishing Touches

Die grinding the last few spots. Over 50 hours of grinding and polishing alone!
Finishing Touches
Fresh Paint

Fresh Paint

Cabin all sanded and painted and ready for decals.
Fresh Paint
New Decals

New Decals

New decals applied to cabin after her fresh paint job.
New Decals
Ready for Decals

Ready for Decals

After sandblasting...50 hours of hand grinding and prep of the hull...she's ready for her sash and lettering.
Ready for Decals
Fresh New Look

Fresh New Look

New reflective decals and sash applied. Ready for the water!
Fresh New Look
Looking Sharp

Looking Sharp

Here she is the first day on the water after the complete refurbishment in spring 2016. The crew did an amazing job.
Looking Sharp
The Old Look

The Old Look

Here's a snap of what the Sutcliffe looked like at the end of the 2015 season....but that was about to change.
The Old Look
Old Helm Layout

Old Helm Layout

The way the helm station looked before the new controls and command centre.
Old Helm Layout
Old Helm Layout

Old Helm Layout

Before the new binnacle controls were installed.
Old Helm Layout
Hi-Tech Helm

Hi-Tech Helm

State of the art technology....fly by wire....touch screen....self winterizing - The Evinrude ICON Command Centre. Can you ask for anything more?
Hi-Tech Helm
New Binnacle

New Binnacle

These new binnacle controls are sweet! Fly by wire...independent or synchronous motor controls (utilizing only one stick) at the touch of a switch. Nice!
New Binnacle
Like Christmas

Like Christmas

The brand new E-Tec 200 G2 H.O's just arrived. It's like Christmas for QSAR!
Like Christmas
Refit Continues

Refit Continues

Good progress being made at Smarts Marina.
Refit Continues
Out With the Old

Out With the Old

Getting ready to pull the older, worn and well used Mercury's.
Out With the Old
1 is Good

1 is Good

Alright.....now its starting to take shape. First E-tec 200 installed (less the purdy bright red cowling).
1 is Good
2 is Better!

2 is Better!

....and the other E-tec G2 gets installed. Wont be long now!
2 is Better!
Now That's Power!

Now That's Power!

Wow! New Evinrude E-Tec G2 200's just installed and ready to be water tested at Smarts Marina of Cloyne.
Now That's Power!