I've been a member on here for a while so thought it was about time to start a project thread.
I've bought a bare Cougar/Extreme 21 hull in project form. It needs quite a lot of tidying up/gelcoat repairs (as an ex Honda race boat) but nothing that time / money can't sort out!
Currently weighing up options on the powerplant. Budget is around 3k for an outboard around 200hp. I know that won't buy me much but can always upgrade in the future when funds allow.
Does anyone have some advice on what to fit - I'm looking for a good all-round setup with potential for high speed and the odd afternoons wakeboarding.
Another thought is to put an inboard V8 Merc into it. It would be quite a lot of work (and obviously cost more) but the attraction of a V8 rumble is very tempting.
Here are a few pics to show the early stages.