New Flicka Owner Questions #advice #intro


wade.a.barrie@...
 

Hello everyone! 

I recently purchased a Flicka 20 project in the Greater Vancouver area, a boat that spent its life on a lake in Kelowna BC and I have a couple of questions, some things that don't make sense to me and that I have not seen on other Flicka 20s.

HIN PCS200110579

Question 1 - According to the HIN, it's a 1979 boat, this one has an enclosed head, I thought they didn't start doing that until 1984? Is this custom? It looks really well done if it is, but what I find weird is that the bulkhead for the head is right in the middle of the large aft portlight. 


Question 2 - I haven't seen any other boats with this tiller/rudder setup - any info would be appreciated. 


Question 3 - was an opening chain locker ever an option? Havent see this on other boats either.



Thanks!


Antonio Martinez
 

Fascinating!  More pics please. 
History?


On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:12 PM <wade.a.barrie@...> wrote:
Hello everyone! 

I recently purchased a Flicka 20 project in the Greater Vancouver area, a boat that spent its life on a lake in Kelowna BC and I have a couple of questions, some things that don't make sense to me and that I have not seen on other Flicka 20s.

HIN PCS200110579

Question 1 - According to the HIN, it's a 1979 boat, this one has an enclosed head, I thought they didn't start doing that until 1984? Is this custom? It looks really well done if it is, but what I find weird is that the bulkhead for the head is right in the middle of the large aft portlight. 


Question 2 - I haven't seen any other boats with this tiller/rudder setup - any info would be appreciated. 


Question 3 - was an opening chain locker ever an option? Havent see this on other boats either.



Thanks!


FlickaFan
 

Sure looks like some custom work to me including the head placement, rudder build and opening chain locker.  Also,  the ladder into cabin looks custom as well!   Enjoy!

From: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io> on behalf of Antonio Martinez <middleriverstudio@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2022 4:14:26 PM
To: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [Flicka20] New Flicka Owner Questions #advice #intro
 
Fascinating!  More pics please. 
History?

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:12 PM <wade.a.barrie@...> wrote:

Hello everyone! 

I recently purchased a Flicka 20 project in the Greater Vancouver area, a boat that spent its life on a lake in Kelowna BC and I have a couple of questions, some things that don't make sense to me and that I have not seen on other Flicka 20s.

HIN PCS200110579

Question 1 - According to the HIN, it's a 1979 boat, this one has an enclosed head, I thought they didn't start doing that until 1984? Is this custom? It looks really well done if it is, but what I find weird is that the bulkhead for the head is right in the middle of the large aft portlight. 


Question 2 - I haven't seen any other boats with this tiller/rudder setup - any info would be appreciated. 


Question 3 - was an opening chain locker ever an option? Havent see this on other boats either.



Thanks!


Morgantheship
 

I have a 1979 hull but none of those very unique features. Quite interesting! 

Hope you enjoy your new best friend! 




On Jul 31, 2022, at 6:18 PM, FlickaFan <ssmith5250@...> wrote:


Sure looks like some custom work to me including the head placement, rudder build and opening chain locker.  Also,  the ladder into cabin looks custom as well!   Enjoy!

From: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io> on behalf of Antonio Martinez <middleriverstudio@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2022 4:14:26 PM
To: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [Flicka20] New Flicka Owner Questions #advice #intro
 
Fascinating!  More pics please. 
History?

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:12 PM <wade.a.barrie@...> wrote:
Hello everyone! 

I recently purchased a Flicka 20 project in the Greater Vancouver area, a boat that spent its life on a lake in Kelowna BC and I have a couple of questions, some things that don't make sense to me and that I have not seen on other Flicka 20s.

HIN PCS200110579

Question 1 - According to the HIN, it's a 1979 boat, this one has an enclosed head, I thought they didn't start doing that until 1984? Is this custom? It looks really well done if it is, but what I find weird is that the bulkhead for the head is right in the middle of the large aft portlight. 
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Question 2 - I haven't seen any other boats with this tiller/rudder setup - any info would be appreciated. 
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Question 3 - was an opening chain locker ever an option? Havent see this on other boats either.

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Thanks!


Sandra Gleich
 

My Flicka #375 has enclosed head in same location but was built in '89. I am wondering if yours was maybe one of the owner builds from plans . . . 
Sandra Gleich
"Claritas" Bald Head Island NC

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:23 PM Morgantheship <ragceg@...> wrote:
I have a 1979 hull but none of those very unique features. Quite interesting! 

Hope you enjoy your new best friend! 




On Jul 31, 2022, at 6:18 PM, FlickaFan <ssmith5250@...> wrote:


Sure looks like some custom work to me including the head placement, rudder build and opening chain locker.  Also,  the ladder into cabin looks custom as well!   Enjoy!

From: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io> on behalf of Antonio Martinez <middleriverstudio@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2022 4:14:26 PM
To: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [Flicka20] New Flicka Owner Questions #advice #intro
 
Fascinating!  More pics please. 
History?

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:12 PM <wade.a.barrie@...> wrote:
Hello everyone! 

I recently purchased a Flicka 20 project in the Greater Vancouver area, a boat that spent its life on a lake in Kelowna BC and I have a couple of questions, some things that don't make sense to me and that I have not seen on other Flicka 20s.

HIN PCS200110579

Question 1 - According to the HIN, it's a 1979 boat, this one has an enclosed head, I thought they didn't start doing that until 1984? Is this custom? It looks really well done if it is, but what I find weird is that the bulkhead for the head is right in the middle of the large aft portlight. 
2CE6C046-54A3-4E23-B309-C87B929C72D5_1_105_c.jpeg

Question 2 - I haven't seen any other boats with this tiller/rudder setup - any info would be appreciated. 
F97A5CFF-63EF-462F-A9A9-000A11C398AF_1_105_c.jpeg63E5E413-C139-4A81-996B-9A4485347F32_1_105_c.jpeg

Question 3 - was an opening chain locker ever an option? Havent see this on other boats either.

AF87970C-D5B1-4154-B559-4F0F30DE0388_1_102_o.jpeg

Thanks!


billcartwright46
 

All the work I see was custom work. More than likely it was bought as a sail away kit boat. Meaning all exterior was done but bare hull inside. They may have asked for the headliner and interior teal overhead as the kit was totally custom for every order. I almost ordered one but went with the PSC 25. Bought the 1st at LongBeach boat show. red rust hull, tan bark sales. Bumped my head a hundred time with that boat! 




On Sunday, July 31, 2022, 9:04 PM, Sandra Gleich <shgleich@...> wrote:

My Flicka #375 has enclosed head in same location but was built in '89. I am wondering if yours was maybe one of the owner builds from plans . . . 
Sandra Gleich
"Claritas" Bald Head Island NC

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:23 PM Morgantheship <ragceg@...> wrote:
I have a 1979 hull but none of those very unique features. Quite interesting! 

Hope you enjoy your new best friend! 




On Jul 31, 2022, at 6:18 PM, FlickaFan <ssmith5250@...> wrote:


Sure looks like some custom work to me including the head placement, rudder build and opening chain locker.  Also,  the ladder into cabin looks custom as well!   Enjoy!

From: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io> on behalf of Antonio Martinez <middleriverstudio@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2022 4:14:26 PM
To: Flicka20@groups.io <Flicka20@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [Flicka20] New Flicka Owner Questions #advice #intro
 
Fascinating!  More pics please. 
History?

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 7:12 PM <wade.a.barrie@...> wrote:
Hello everyone! 

I recently purchased a Flicka 20 project in the Greater Vancouver area, a boat that spent its life on a lake in Kelowna BC and I have a couple of questions, some things that don't make sense to me and that I have not seen on other Flicka 20s.

HIN PCS200110579

Question 1 - According to the HIN, it's a 1979 boat, this one has an enclosed head, I thought they didn't start doing that until 1984? Is this custom? It looks really well done if it is, but what I find weird is that the bulkhead for the head is right in the middle of the large aft portlight. 
2CE6C046-54A3-4E23-B309-C87B929C72D5_1_105_c.jpeg

Question 2 - I haven't seen any other boats with this tiller/rudder setup - any info would be appreciated. 
F97A5CFF-63EF-462F-A9A9-000A11C398AF_1_105_c.jpeg63E5E413-C139-4A81-996B-9A4485347F32_1_105_c.jpeg

Question 3 - was an opening chain locker ever an option? Havent see this on other boats either.

AF87970C-D5B1-4154-B559-4F0F30DE0388_1_102_o.jpeg

Thanks!