Higgins Marine Metals was given another Hardtop project this winter. This Tiara will be the Flycatcher fishing teams new vessel for 2015. This project will be a painted top with fully integrated rod and net holders. Radar pod and interior cockpit lighting will be part of the top.
Ring frame for the top begins
All wiring is chased in 1" aluminum pipe within the top
Top skin cut to fit.
Bottom skin half fit.
Top has now been body worked and painted.
Back to my shop for final assembly
Custom offset Rod holders created specifically for this build
Support frame constructed and ready for top installation
Top is set and Net holders are mocked up
Radar dome installed
Upper rod holder rack is fabricated and test fit
21 storage rod holders along the back edge.
Clean underside with 4 lights that can be white, blue or red.
Installed on the boat
No more Canvas!
Finished project. Pictures to follow when the weather breaks.