Valco Westcoaster - comments or observations?

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Posted by Richard ( on March 16, 2004 at 08:05:42:

I have come across a 13' Valco Westcoaster for sale at a fairly reasonable price. It seems like a fairly waterworthy boat and design. I would use it in lakes and for some close inshore saltwater fishing (I live in the Seattle area).

If I were to purchase it, I would like to revise it to add a floor/deck, as many of you folks here have done to your boats.

Is there anyone with experience with these boats? What can you tell me about them, pro and con?

Thank you very much in advance for your input and help!