Project Cállate: Water Testing on the Horizon for 'New' 368 Skater

When it comes to his thorough 368 Skater Powerboats catamaran conversion project, Larry Guillen has run the full gamut of emotions—let's just leave it at that. But the emotions just around the corner are the ones he's actually looking forward to, the thrill of blasting across the water in his Skater with family and friends as well as the weight-off-your-shoulders feeling that comes after finishing such an extensive and exhausting project.

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The practically new 368 Skater Powerboats catamaran Cállete is ready for testing, according to Larry Guillen, the boat's eager owner.

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Project Cállate: 368 Skater Coming to Life

Although his "new" boat is still a few weeks away from hitting the water, Larry Guillen, owner of the 368 Skater Powerboats catamaran Cállate that we've been following on speedonthewater.com for almost a year, can see the finish line.

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From the wraparound windshield to the instrumentation, everything is starting to come together on the 368 Skater.

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Project Cállate: Let the Rigging Begin

When Brad Stewart took on Project Cállate—the complete overhaul of a 2005 368 Skater Powerboats catamaran owned by Southern California's Larry Guillen—he knew it was going to be a lot of work. It turns out he underestimated just how much work—it doesn't help that Guillen keeps coming up with more stuff he wants on the 36-foot cat.

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The paint job on Cállate is complete and the next step is to install the windshield and start rigging the 36-foot catamaran.

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Project Cállate: Next Stop Paint Booth

Well one thing's for sure, the 2005 368 Skater Powerboats catamaran— Project Cállate—looks nothing like its original self since the crew at E-Ticket Performance Boats in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., spent hundreds of hours over the past few weeks sanding the boat and getting it ready to be primered, taped and moved into the paint booth.

Paint Job

 

The paint design for Cállate, a 2005 Skater 368, was handled by 1926 Studio in Southern California's Orange County.

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Project Cállate: Demo, Prep and More Prep

A month ago speedonthewater.com brought you the first installment of Project Cállate, a series following a 2005 Skater Powerboats 368 catamaran from Douglas Marine that's receiving a complete makeover by its new owner Larry Guillen of Huntington Beach, Calif.

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The 2005 36-foot catamaran is currently being prepped for paint by the crew at E-Ticket Peformance Boats in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

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