Our newest listing: a custom fibreglass Gentleman’s racer: 23 ft, 2009
This exciting six seater is built with a fibreglass hull for low maintenance. She has a top speed of 50 mph! See notes from the owner below.
Custom Gentleman’s Racer: 23 ft, 2009.
This Gentleman’s Racer features an offshore fiberglass deep V-24o dead rise hull, .(Ray Hunt designed. These hulls finished 2nd place just behind the famous 30 Bertram Moppy raced from Miami to Nassau in the early 1960s.)
Jim Wynne, who drove this boat, was hired by Chris Craft to design the X-K, Lancer, and Commander runabouts built from the 60s thru the 70s.
The hull no. was the manufacture date. “G” is the vintage race boat series for the boat’s length and HP.
In addition to the great ride this hull provided, its construction had fiberglass hat sections stringers – no wood to rot.
The hull was completely gutted, cut down and tumble home provided. Deck and framing are West epoxy to hull with wood composite from 5/8” to 1 3/4” at the hull. Deck and covering boards are 3/8” book matched mahogany. Dashes are ribbon striped with curved grain to match the crown of the deck.The engine is mounted mid-ship to laminated Douglas Fir, epoxied to fiberglass stringers.
Power for the racer is provided by a 1988, 8 cylinder, 454 cubic inch, 330 hp Crusader engine.
The transmission is a Borg Warner Velvet Drive hydraulic one-to-one with a stainless steel shaft and an acme propeller.
This “G” boat comes with a custom aluminum tandem axle trailer with disc surge brakes and heavy duty standing pads foreword and aft of fenders.
Also included is afFull custom Sumbrella mooring cover with Velcro openings for mooring line access.
The seats are rolled and pleated marine vinyl . The racer seats six.
Hinged access to storage is provided at the aft seat. The front seat bottom is removable to access water pick up valve for engine running on trailer and anti freeze pick up.
All hoses are marine grade, custom C.C. approved aluminum gas tank with vintage Stuart Warner gas, temperature, oil, volts and tachometrer gauges
“Glass of 68” provides huge bow storage with hatch glove compartments. Front and 2 aft side compartment storage.
The boat is also equipped with a Bower ventilation system and bilge pump.
The racer features vintage hardware and a wooden steering wheel with a mahogany bow and stern pole with navigation lights and flag. An under-the-dashboard mounted fire extinguisher, anchor and line, matching dock lines, paddle, and hook combo are also included.
Fused rocker switching., AM/FM CD radio, Center Console with vintage shift handle with neutral lock up holders, flip up panel for GPS access are also provided.
The racer is powered by am 8 cylinder, 454 ci 330 hp Crusader engine.
PRICE: $59,000 USD For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb829
Additiona; photos below.
NEW PRICE ON A CUSTOM FIBREGLASS ELECTRIC KIT BOAT (below)
We have been instructed by the owner to reduce the price on this charming custom electric kit boat.
Owner’s notes below.
Custom electric kit boat: 13 ft., 2010
Notes from the owner below
“Built from a kit, hull and deck pulled from professional molds, finished and detailed to a very high standard. Minn-Kota motor and charger unit are built in, everything works beautifully, The boat gets lots of attention wherever it goes. Perfect eco-friendly electric boat, easy to drive and maintain. Excellent for exploring small lakes and rivers 6 hours running on a charge. Seats 4 people safely. Must see, selling for much less than build cost. ”
(Note: The sale includes a custom trailer.
Original Price: $5,000.
New price, (July 2018) $3500. Now including trailer. WOW! For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb734 Additional photos below.