Lynn D 1973 Anacapri NewPort Delux

Restoration of Grandpaw's Boat

My boat was purchased new by my Grandfather in 1973 from boat manufacturer (Anacapri - Miama Floria) The boat was used in south Louisiana from 1973 to 2001, on trailer in garrage also in enlosed shed on lift.

Engine replace with new 5.8 EFI Ford in 1997, new canopy and seats. Began restoration in 2009, finished in 2012. Restoration included:

-re-gelcoat hull, top, inside

-transome replaced

-1997 5.8 EFI re-installed

-completely re-wired

-new steering , dash mount gauges , tach

-completely restored (aluminum frame) Taylor Made Windsheild

-re-chromed all Lee brand cleets, bow rail fittings, windsheild brackets , hinges

-new non skid floor surface

-new cabin head headliner

-new woodgrain cabin doors and bulkhead

-new aluminum trailer

1 Reader Comment

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    GuyD Delaware March 14, 2016 at 22:32
    Just looking up info on a anacapri. I ran across this and its the exact same boat but without inboard. A bracket was put on the back to hold a 225. I have a new bracket being manufactured for it. It seems to be a nice boat. Yours is gorgeous.

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