Unskinkable Boston Whaler with the optional dive door.

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Posted by Chuck Tribolet on July 30, 2005 at 20:44:47:

In Reply to: Are you sure the boat wasn't sinkiing? posted by Elaine on July 30, 2005 at 20:24:18:

It's a Boston Whaler with the optional dive door. Whaler's are
truely unsinkable. The area between the deck and the hull is
filled with poured in place foam that's a structural part of the
boat. You can cut them in half across the middle, motor away in
the back half, paddle away in the front half. The deck is usually
a couple of inches above the water line, so any water that gets
in just runs out the scuppers.

Yes, I own one (smaller than the Park Service boat in the pix).


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