Formula 233 Registry

The premier site for owners of the famous 233.

Designed for owners and fans of the one of the world's original offshore powerboats, Don Aronow's famous 233.

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Mark A replied to Mark A's discussion Restoration of my 1972 Formula 233 with twin Merc 165hp. Started on July 2014.
"October 13th, 2014, 02:40 PM After the transom was solidly in place I mixed up more PB and started filling in the gap around the plywood part of the transom and the fiberglass part. Some of these spots are over an 1 1/2" deep and I learned real…"
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Mark A replied to Mark A's discussion Restoration of my 1972 Formula 233 with twin Merc 165hp. Started on July 2014.
"October 13th, 2014, 02:29 PM Sunday I was finally able to start putting things back into the boat. Cut and dry fitted my clamps and transom. Mixed a thick batch of hairy peanut butter first and filled in the holes I made while grinding, yes holes I…"
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Mark A replied to Mark A's discussion Restoration of my 1972 Formula 233 with twin Merc 165hp. Started on July 2014.
"October 13th, 2014, 02:06 PM I put resin on the transom and filled all the gaps and holes with PB. After it hardened I grinded down any high or rough spots and put a layer of CSM on the back side. I cut the CSM just about 2 inches to big all the way…"
Thursday
Mark A replied to Mark A's discussion Restoration of my 1972 Formula 233 with twin Merc 165hp. Started on July 2014.
"October 13th, 2014, 01:49 PM Its been a little while since I have posted any updates but have been working on the boat every chance I get. I cut and shaped the transom and 2 stringers so far. The transom was easy to build compared to the two…"
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This registry is dedicated to preserving the heritage of Don Aronow's famous Formula 233. A place to network with other 233 owners, discuss technical issues, get and give advice, exchange knowledge and compile a database of the remaining 233's. If you've ended up here you've got some connection to a 233. Special thanks to HORBA for providing images. Please visit the Historic Offshore Race Boat Association , an organization dedicated to educating the public about the history of offshore racing. Welcome and thanks for visiting.

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