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Modified Shetland 570
 
This is a modified Shetland 570, a standard boat with a fly bridge. This boat was rebuilt by by an expert at GRP work. The standard of build is of the highest quality. The bulkhead was pushed forward 23", and the topsides reduced to make more room in the cockpit for angling, then a Fly Bridge was built from scratch and fitted. Because he could purchase the boat without getting too concerned about minor problems he bought the boat very cheap. The extra money left over in his budget from his previous boat enabled him to buy a new 80hp 4 stroke Yamaha!! That is a great small boat angling machine. The proportions are fantastic, has enough cabin but maximised the deck space, the business end of the boat, for fishing in comfort. Tommo boated Cod to 33lb and Blonde Ray to over 36lb and that goes to prove it does what he built her for!!

Modifying a Shetland 570

See how to modify a Shetland 570 and fit what we call a 'Fly Bridge' which is basically a weather protector.

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