Monthly Archives: March 2016

How to Mount a Hicks Engine in a Monterey Boat?

The Hicks engine is built on a cast iron bedplate. The bedplate in turn has six mounting lugs (or feet) that are to be screwed down to timbers inside the hull. But the bedplate includes sumps under the cylinder and … Continue reading

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Hicks Engine Model

I’ve secured a complete set of Hicks/Yuba engine drawings from the SF Maritime, and have completed a CAD model of the parts and assembly based on those drawings. Now I am rendering the parts in 1:8 scale, which makes an … Continue reading

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Model Monterey Propeller

I’ve been slowly building this site, mostly with data on the real Monterey boats and their owners, but all with an eye towards model builders. We modelers get obsessive with having all the details right, so all info is good … Continue reading

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