Hand made replica of boats used by various beach patrols for surf rescues as well as in lifeguard tournaments.
This is the one to choose if you like the look of the other standard boat half-hull plaques, but would like to customize one for a town we do not have listed, or wish to change some of the lettering on the boat.
As you can see in the pictures, this is a half-hull model mounted on a board that can be easily hung on a wall. The exterior of the boat itself is painted white and the interior is a nicely stained natural wood finish, complete with oar, a bailing bucket and life ring
All the boats including this one are hand crafted of bass wood, glue and plenty of paint. They are then lettered and coated with polyurethane for a protective shine.
You will notice you have five easy choices to make when placing your order for this. All but the first choice are optional. Let's take them one by one:
1 - Town/Organization(required) - This is the lettering that will be done in large letters on the side where most beach patrols have their town name. You don't need to stick with that though. Make it a company name' boat name, a short saying, or anything you like really. Generally we recommend keeping it under 12 letters or so. More than that, and the letters get smaller and lose their impact. A typical beach patrol will use their town name only, but a few add the state's abbreviation.
2 - Bow Personalization - The bow (rhymes with cow) is the front of the boat. Here you have the option of adding another short bit of text. Most people choose the name of the person or family who are receiving it. On many beach patrols a boat will have a number or name of someone to whom the boat was dedicated. We suggest keeping this fairly short as well - 15 letters or less.
3 - Hooks - Three brass-look hooks are optional and can be added for a small additional fee.
4 - Background - The plaque that the boat is attached to comes in choice of white, or natural finish. If you would like a picture as the background instead (next choice), it doesn't matter what you choose here.
5 - Background Picture - A background picture (optional) can be chosen from the list for a small additional fee.
As with all our boats, this one comes wrapped in foam paper in its own box making it easy to wrap for gift-giving.
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