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24 Twister 4 seat Convertible Canopy

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True 24 Twister Cat Single outboard Built in Finland for Class-C Offshore Racing.
They typically build Inline canopy for Racing. There have bee a couple open boats shipped to the East Coast.
I was able to have Harri modify the mold and Build A side bye Side Canopy with Room for rear seats. The Canopy Lid can be removed like a Convertible.

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Will these be available in United States? Looks incredible
 

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Yes I could put you in touch with Twister Marine. I have imported a few other boats for personal use.

This is the Inline Canopy 2 seat Race boat. The Class runs stock 200xs capable of 110 mph.

I am building a 15" 300xs for now. Hopefully Mercury will build a 360R 15" Ros sometime in the future.
 

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Yes I could put you in touch with Twister Marine. I have imported a few other boats for personal use.

This is the Inline Canopy 2 seat Race boat. The Class runs stock 200xs capable of 110 mph.

I am building a 15" 300xs for now. Hopefully Mercury will build a 360R 15" Ros sometime in the future.
I have watched these boats for years & know how capable & awesome they are.
I would be perfectly happy with a 300R on 1 of these
Thank you
 

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I have watched these boats for years & know how capable & awesome they are.
I would be perfectly happy with a 300R on 1 of these
Thank you
Yes Its been awhile since my last Cat the last 3 Builds were F-2 Ski race Boats. Been dreaming about this build for years.
I do love the 300R on the Labsport already racked up 200 hours the last couple seasons.
I think the 15" mid is better suited for the Twister although the Transom was built to go either way. I am sure if Merc offers a 15" 300R or 360 R It will be pricy.
Joe Abelero is building a bullet proof 300xs with all the goodies.
 

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I am curious how much head room you will have? I purchased an open hull, and my new 300R is in shipping finally?
Maybe relate to how tall are you to be able to fit in that setup?
Did you do any glass touchup on the hull?
Thanxs for the info!
 

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I am curious how much head room you will have? I purchased an open hull, and my new 300R is in shipping finally?
Maybe relate to how tall are you to be able to fit in that setup?
Did you do any glass touchup on the hull?
Thanxs for the info!

I am not sure on headroom Dimension See photos I just got yesterday Looks Roomy. The boat ships this week so I will let your know when she arrives.
The Canopy is laid up with Carbon/Kevlar so I talked them into doing the floor and side structure to match keeping exposed with some Gator step.
Fuel tanks are positioned the same as yours and I plan to have some light Side Panels.
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Is yours the recent build that was painted ?. I plan to just touch up Gelcoat if Needed. If so Paul sent me Photos Looks Nice!! Looking forward to seeing Rigging updates.

I will be keeping the boat At the Parker Az house for the most part Running with the Lid off. I wanted the option to have the hardtop to run in the Winter
on the strip and Long Runs from Havasu Springs up into the Gorge. Also plan to bring home and Run offshore on select Days.


I will be Splitting Roof Hatch using Rear 18" section as part of light Backrest and Bench with removable Cushions. This will hinge from the back to access Rigging area.
It will also make a nice step to enter Boat from the Back.

Front Section will Hinge forward or pull pins and remove.

Text or Post Photos of your progress.
 

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Yes I have the blue painted one that Paul is rigging in FL. We are just gathering all the parts and pcs yet. c19 took its toll on getting things in a timely manner. So no real updates that you havent already seen
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Looking Good Steve!! Cant wait to see the Progress.

Maybe a question for Paul but Looks like he rigged his with 20" 300X. I am thinking he has to run with Jackplate in up position with 20" Motor.
 

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Going back a bit a couple build details.

Hull Lay-up is a Glass skin, Divinycell Core, Kevlar Structural laminate. Bulkheads and Transom Okume Plywood.

Canopy is laid up with Carbon/Kevlar.

Pauls open Cockpit Boat was around 840 pounds. I believe we will be closer to 1,000 with Canopy.
 

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A couple more lay up shots. Foam Stringer in Sponson. Notice Bulkheads do not go to outer Hull side. They extend up to support deck.
I am Thinking they want a certain amount of flex. They will not build a Carbon boat for that reason. I TRIED!!!

I have used Okume Plywood for my interior Side Panels, Hatches and benches the last few builds. Easy to work with lite and strong.
 

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Notice Bulkheads do not go to outer Hull side. They extend up to support deck.
I am Thinking they want a certain amount of flex. They will not build a Carbon boat for that reason. I TRIED!!!
That’s interesting, and kind of a shift from what I’ve always been told.

The bulkheads you’re showing are the lightest solution for the strength gain. That method puts more point loading on the components though, too, and I could see that leading to fracturing in really rough water.
Those boats run, and there’s lots to be learned from studying them.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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Very Resourceful Steve.

I have been lucky using Pacific Trailers In Chino Ca. loading dock to slide Boat out of container on my last 3 imports. The Labsport shipped from Australia a couple years ago.

They have already built the Welded Alum. Trailer based on my Drawings as in the past. Once the boat arrives they just do some final adjustments
 

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Very Resourceful Steve.

I have been lucky using Pacific Trailers In Chino Ca. loading dock to slide Boat out of container on my last 3 imports. The Labsport shipped from Australia a couple years ago.

They have already built the Welded Alum. Trailer based on my Drawings as in the past. Once the boat arrives they just do some final adjustments
Let me know when you are unloading... I can help.
 
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