Scamp update #18: Eureka, we have done it!‏

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in SCAMP | 2 comments

Hi All, Yesterday was a day we have all been waiting for! We knew we were close to being “finished,” but as is typical, there’s always some little detail that needs to be cleared up before the big splash. But finally the sun came out and a nice breeze popped up. Although the boatshop phone was ringing and there was lots of stuff to do, Falk and I just looked at each other and said, “Ah, lets go for it.” We hooked up the trailer and...

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Scamp Update #17: Getting it together

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in SCAMP | 3 comments

This is just a short update… we are crazy busy right now in Mid June. Not only are we working on determining the assembly techniques for Scamp #1 and subsequent Scamps, but it’s also the height of the season for folks looking for Melonseeds, Whitehalls, Jersey Skiffs, yacht tenders, etc. A typical day might involve 20 phone calls, 10 long e mails, a few drop in customers and of course new owners from all over the country coming to...

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Scamp Update #16: It was an easy birth

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in SCAMP | 1 comment

Drum roll please…. Here is what we have all been waiting for! Yesterday 5/30/13 at 10.45 A.M fiberglass Scamp #1 (also known as Dick Herman’s baby ‘Klompen’) first saw the light of day. The process was amazingly easy… if you consider being pulled out of the womb with a chain hoist ‘easy’. We just loosened the bolts holding the sides of the clamshell mold and the first fiberglass Scamp lifted up without any creaking, weird noises or...

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