Pulled this SunRunner out of my dads garage a few weeks ago to take this classic back on the water! Holds Air for days. The floor has seen way better days. I have spent a few hours looking at MB posts about raft restorations and repairs, but still had some questions moving forward. I am not sure the best way to repair the fabric showing through the Hypalon where the floor meets the tubes, System 6 coat it or use Hypalon fabric strip and glue the seam. there are also a bunch of small holes on the floor from my dad and his buddies loading gear directly on the floor back in the 80's! over all The tubes look to be in great condition
I tried to show the worst part of the floor The top of the raft looks overall pretty good and has been garage kept its entire life!
...wasnít sun runner the original hyside? Could swear thatís what they started out as. Sweet old boat.
Yes, the Sunrunner was the predecessor to the Hyside. Great boats - I had lots of fun in one learning how to raft (and how not to).
Nothing in the world is more yielding and gentle than water. Yet it has no equal for conquering the resistant and tough. The flexible can overcome the unbending; the soft can overcome the hard. - Lao Tse