January 25, 2016 in Uncategorized
If a wooden boat can ever be described as a work of art, this custom 20 foot, 2010 Gentleman’s Racer built by David Young certainly qualifies for the title. Originally priced at $235,000, the racer is now for sale at $199,900. See photos and description below. For contact information please click on the link. pb418 (A reminder to our American friends that the current Canadian exchange rate makes it very favourable to consider a Canadian boat.)
After 6 years of working on evenings and weekends, David Young’s Gentleman Racer is finally complete. David, now 52, started building boats with his father in the basement of their home, at the age of 14. After working at many boat-building companies, over the years, including Windsor Boat Works in Gravenhurst, and the last 9 years at Duke Marine in Port Carling, Ont. David decided in 2003 to build a 20’ Gentleman’s Racer of his own. Powered by a 350 cu. in. Mercruiser 350 HP Fuel Injected “Black Scorpion”. This brand new boat is one a kind, with many personalized upgrades & hardware castings that were first carved from wood by David himself. Additional information is available, regarding the special features and materials used. For more info please contact David Young.
Note: The price on this racer has just been reduced from $235,000 to $199,900. (as of Jan 25, 2016)
Ad number pb418 on the Contemporary Wooden Boats page