|The Vangaurd 170, easily trailed behind a family car and with space enough for the family, friends and gear. The Nelson influanced hull with its deep forefoot and modified V sections ensures a dry comfortable ride whilst the easily driven lines provide impressive and economical performance. 26 inch interior freeboard, inset coamings, built in bouyancy, self draining cockpit and 'big boat' stability provide the security to run offshore whilst beamy aft sections and shallow draft make for easy launching and enable the fun of exploring shallow creeks and estuaries. Strong stainless steel cleats and fairleads are amoung the many practical seamanlike features as are convenient storage lockers, vented underfloor fuel locker with gas strutted lid and a dedicated battery compartment. There are custom accessories including the option of a folding dodge or GRP cuddy, handrails, aft seats and more.