17 x 8′ work airboat 17 x 8 airboat for sale with power to spare! engine: new gm 8100 fuel-injected marine big block. hp:425; drive:ch#3 600 hp belt drive. This is steve simonson’s "ain’t skeered" scratch built replica of the "stinger". about the only difference is the water shielded carb guard and a wing on the transom.. This article needs additional citations for verification. please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.unsourced material may be challenged and removed..