Classic 18′, 1955 Shepherd being restored for sale.
February 4, 2019 in Uncategorized
The 18 ft Shepherd, pictured above and below, (before and during restoration) is being professssionally restored for re-sale. Please ssee notes from the owner below.
Shepherd runabout: 18 ft. 1955
Notes from the owner:
“This boat has been in storage for approximately 30 years. Powered by a 135 hp, six cylinder Chrysler Special Crown engine. Sale includes a custom tandem axle trailer. You have to see this boat to believe it! Have all original paper work and manuals.”
Since this ad was first published, the Shepherd has undergone significant professional restorative work.. Once the boat has been completely refurbished, with new upholstery, etc, the asking price will be $28,000. Please see new notes from the owner below. (The purchaser will be able to select his/her choice of upholstery.)
“Just getting back to you on the 1955 Shepherd. We pulled the motor, inspected, cleaned and detailed motor: new fuel lines, tank sent out cleaned and new sending unit. Gauges, switches and electrical were pulled and repaired as needed. All floor boards and cover boards were removed, hull inside inspected clean-sanded and refinished. New floor boards made and covered in Nautolex. Cover boards were stripped, stained and varnished. The hull had all varnish removed, bleach, sanded, stained, and 6 coats of varnish so far.
Left to do: Six more coats of varnish, bottom stripped, sealed, and painted, upholstery, and re-chrome.”
Ed: note: Additional photos below show the boat in its current restoration process.
Price: $28,000 For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb796