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Vintage & Classic Race Boats For Sale !!!

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Please contact the owners directly, for we take no part in the actual sales and we take no commissions. We just want to help these beautiful vintage and classic boats return to the vintage circuit for all to enjoy, not stuck away in some dark storage facility, never to be seen again. We gotta save these boats and get then back on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

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Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

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Vintage Hydroplanes

For Sale:

The Specialist - a vintage 225 hydroplane

 

 

       

       

"Racer Bob" Dabrowski had "The Specialist" built in 1975 when he saw a Karelson driven by Jerry Bangs in "Champagne Lady" run the doors off Gordie Reed in "Miss Genny" at the Nationals at the Hydro Bowl in Dayton. It was the only 225 Ed built, and it ran a  George English 215 Buick throughout Region 6 during '76 through'97. It won the 1978 Southland Sweepstakes in St.Pete's Fla and beat the best in the country. See the cover of Propeller mag in April '78!! Then the boat ran as a 5 Litre/NM when Bill Densten raced the boat in the 80's.

 

The boat has been completely refurbished by Jason Pomerleau- new bottom, stepped sponsons, 5 ply deck in 2009, rewired and engine inspected, painted and re-numbered in 2012. The current engine is a 5L Warren Hayworth engine done up by Marty Wolfe, Wolfe Engines, Chicago. Engine details and specifications are available with history pictures.

 

The boat is a dream to drive-no issues whatever! The whole package includes full covers, hydraulic double piston 12v tilt trailer, two props with boxes, fuel cans,  waterproof six drawer full tool box with custom cover,  Holley 600 carb with storage box, log book, new Snell 2010 helmet, life jacket, new lift sling, '"The Specialist" banner and spare parts-full package ready to go. Also have all the history and pictures of the boat in a big 3 ring binder. Complete rig is currently in Florida and will be at the Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta.

Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta

This is a great ride, complete and ready to run on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Offered at - $13,500 obo

Contact:

Wain Trotter

705-725-8076

waintrotter@hotmail.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

GP-111 - Advance United -  Lauterbach Vintage Grand Prix Hydroplane

 

         

         

   

Built in the mid 1980's, Advance United is a Lauterbach Grand Prix hydroplane, the second hull built by Henry Lauterbach after the first Advance United was destroyed in an attempt at a speed record by Kent MacPhail. Currently owned by Tom Bertolini of Michigan, this historic hydroplane has been completely restored,  has been running on the APBA vintage circuit since 2008 and will be running strong again this summer at Valleyfield and Wheeling. Comes complete with a fresh blown Chevrolet engine and a custom trailer.

History of Advance United

This is a great ride, complete and ready to run on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Price Reduced - $40,000  obo

Contact:

Tom Bertolini

586-942-9623

jtbertolini@comcast.net

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

 

         

This is a 1964 Fred Wickens 280 Hydroplane that is well documented and has a rich racing history. It was built for Dr. Deloit Wolfe and raced out of Missoula, Montana and then sold in the 1970's to Billy Williams who raced it out of the Long Beach Marine Stadium in California. This hydroplane was always campaigned as 'The Agitator'. 

 

The Agitator was rebuilt in 2007 & 2008 with a new ribbon mahogany deck with new battons, new sponsons, new bottom with new battons, rebuilt bow and transom and  new right side non-trip.  All the frames were re-attached properly to the stringers and air traps.   

 

The Agitator is a solid running boat which has an APBA built spec 5 litre Chevrolet 305 cubic inch motor, 2 barrel Holly carburetor and electronic ignition.  Runs on premium pump gas and ran at Richland, Washington this year with no problems. Comes complete and ready to run with three reworked Hi-Jay propellers by Scott Baker, and a tandem trailer with electric brakes. The trailer has lots of steel surrounding and protecting the boat. The boat dolly on casters is also included and the boat is located in Maple Valley, Washington.

 

The reason for selling - "We've had our fun with it, and now it's time for someone else to have some fun with it !!!"

This is a great vintage ride, complete and ready to run on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Asking: $25,000

Contact:

Nick Badoloto

206-713-2031

 chelanvintageboats@yahoo.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

A vintage Staudacher hydroplane - Every Penny

 

 

Here is your chance to own a piece of 2.5 Liter Mod history with this 17' 10" Staudacher - EVERY PENNY. Short story, this hydroplane needs a new bottom and I have no time to do the repair. Hydro is complete with all the hardware and a beautiful trailer with tool boxes and fuel tank. The hull frames are excellent, just put on new bottom and have a great vintage hydroplane. I work nights so you may want to send an email.  Boat did run for a bit as the LITTLE RED ROCKET. Can deliver to the Wheeling or Madison vintage regattas.

This is a great vintage ride, and a welcomed addition on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Price Reduction: $5,000

Contact:

Jim Dernocourt

313-671-8261

jdernonc@yahoo.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

SILVER  STREAK

151 CLASS HYDROPLANE
Built in 1923

 

    

       

       

The SILVER STREAK was exported from America to Australia in 1924. Fitted with a Pierce-Budd engine and named Miss Broadway. When reaching Australia the new owner decided  the Pierce-Budd engine was not fast enough and fitted a Meadows engine and was renamed to the SILVER STREAK. SILVER STREAK exceeded world water speed records for its class winning 2 Bennett gold cups. Prominent people that have been on board include the Duke and Duchess of York in 1927 and Amy Johnson, the first Aviatrix who flew alone from England to Australia in 1930.

This antique hydroplane was designed by C. C. Smith and built by Clifford S. Hadley. Length 16 feet 1 inch and breadth 4 feet 10 1/2 inches. Engine manufactured by MEADOWS HENRY LTD in Wolverhampton England, 100 hp six cylinder Cormorant marine engine driven through a 'V' drive, capacity 189 cubic inches, 95 MAX B.H.P at 3000 RPM. Compression Ratio 6.1, ignition system magneto and crank start and also fitted with a genuine ring gear and starter motor. Engine number 6579. Boat speeds over 40 miles per hour.

Click here for more info !!!

Contact:

Paul Mercuri

silverstreak@webshield.net.au

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:
Heavy Duty H-202

 

Built in 1964 by Henry Lauterbach, 21 feet long and last of the 7 Litre hydroplane boats with the teardrop sponsons. This hydro did not run much from 1964 to 1973. It was owned by Lenny Ryden, Dave Sutton and Bob Larrimore. She ran until 1992. The hydro was rebuilt in 1998 by Dave Wrezinski. Her sister boats were Chrysler Queen and Miss Crazy Thing. Complete and ready to run on the APBA Vintage Race Boat Circuit !!!

 

Engine specs of engine in boat:
499 Big Block Chevy
4.322 x 4.25 JE SRP pistons
Callies Compstar rods
Callies Magnum crankshaft
Dart heads (cast iron) with heavily modified Ferrea valves - intakes are hollow stem, titanium retainers
Comp roller cam 272/280 @.050 748/710 lift
Victor Jr intake
Quickfuel 1250 cfm carb
MSD ignition
Engine is designed to turn 7400 RPM reliably.

Here is the link for the media sheet:

http://vintagehydroplanes.com/boats/media/media_spec_h202_heavyduty.html

Asking - $35,000

Gary Vore

239-288-5549

 sirron3gv@att.net

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

Midnight Miss - 20ft. 6in. Vintage Lauterbach Grand Prix Hydro

 

       

Hydroplane            Built in the Fall, 1972 by Henry & Larry Lauterbach

Original name       “Scorpio”  J-6 (427cu in Stock)

Original Owner      Tony Piazza

Other Owners        1978 Chris Hall (Miss No Lead), 1979 “Uncle” Norman Lauterbach (Deepwater Too), 1980 Billy Patterson (Crazy Horse)during this time, Larry and also Tom Baker drove it; 1983 Ken Brodie (North East Express), 1985 Peter Knight NZ (North East Express), 1986 John Diamanti NZ (Sudden Impact and Bluebird), 2004 Graham and Kerry Coddington Australia (Midnight Miss).

 

Achievements       USA National Champion 1973

                               World Water Speed Record (women) 1990

                               Australian National Champion (Vintage)

                               2004, 2005, 2008, 2010

 

Engine                   New Dart “Big M” block 4.50 in bore.

                               New Callies forged crank (427 stroke)= 478cu in.

                               New CP flat top blower pistons

                               New Carillo rods.

                               New Howards solid roller cam and lifters

                               New Merlin alloy heads with s/s valves, HP

                                       springs, stud girdle.

                               671 Blower (fully reconditioned) 33% overdriven

                               Enderle bug catcher fuel injection., Enderle 110 pump

                               MSD 7AL Ignition

                                                

Fuel                        Methanol

                                Peterson 3 stage dry sump system

Gearbox                 Cassale Z Drive with shafts ,gears, bearings and seals

 

The engine was assembled new in Australia, just before shipping the boat to USA. It has only had dyno time (1145hp, 1033ft lbs), and ran at 3 vintage regattas in 2013. The hull has had an extensive rebuild since 2009 and is in excellent condition. Boat is trailer launchable from ramp.

 

Recent upgrades include a new camshaft and new updated lifters along with fresh bearings and gaskets. The trailer also received a freshen up, with 4 new tires and wheel bearings. Complete and ready to run on the vintage race boat circuit, a great vintage ride !!!

Price Reduced - $65,000

Dave Richardson

315-222-5434

dave@syoverstreet.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

Miss Windy H909 - 1966 7-litre hydroplane

 

       

       

This is a 1966, 23 foot Jon Staudacher 7-Litre hydroplane

Fully restored - new power, ready for the vintage circuit

Reliability and safety – fantastic performance and handling

Professional built - Dart heads, Dyer blower, 1,100 hp on pump gas

Casale 1.52%  Z-Box – rebuilt by Casale

New decks and interior restoration by Gary Pugh Boat Works

Water pump, alternator, bilge pumps, Master-Lube, new electrical

Excellent new tilt trailer – Hustler Trailers, TN

Will store over winter – delivery considered, call/email for details

Turnkey, complete with story board of rich racing history

Considering Reasonable Offers

Call/email for details, inspections welcomed !!!

Roger Hinsdale

423-452-0428

Spring City, Eastern TN

tennesseenavy@gmail.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

Vintage 7 Litre Dick Sooy Hydroplane !!!

 

       

See You Later is a Dick Sooy 7 Litre vintage hydroplane was built in 1970 and restored in 2004 by Skip Gillam. Complete with a custom trailer, three props, toolbox and storage for fuel jugs. This hydroplane is a world record holder and the 540 cubic inch Chevrolet motor just purrs, pumping out 650 horsepower.

 This is a great ride, complete and ready to run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Ed Shield

804-514-4961

Eshield@united-leasing.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

Vintage Staudacher 145 Hydroplane

 

S-22 Lil Lightnin is an "S" bottom vintage Staudacher 145 Hydroplane. The boat has been restored with a 2000cc pinto motor. Comes complete with a custom trailer, prop some spare parts and is ready to run.  This is a complete turn key outfit, is a joy to drive and is a great boat for beginner or seasoned veteran. Reason for sale - to make room for another project.

This is a great ride, complete and ready to run on the vintage circuit !!!

Price reduction - $4,750

Bob Abbott

Bob.Abbott@sympatico.ca

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

Vintage Staudacher 145 Hydroplane

 

     

Fools Gold is a 1980, 145 class Staudacher vintage hydroplane with the "S" bottom design and a 2000 cc Ford Pinto motor. The boat and motor have been restored and recently ran in April at the Dayton, Ohio testing event. Comes complete with a custom trailer and is ready to run on the APBA vintage circuit.

 This is a great ride, complete and ready to run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Price reduction: $6,500

Contact:

Mark Cravens

812-360-5112

markecravens@yahoo.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

Vintage 2.5 Litre Hydroplane

 

     

 

This is Eddie Baker's 2.5 Litre hydroplane, complete with trailer. Wood construction by Carruthers of N.B. The safety cell was also installed by the builder. Boat is 16 feet long and registered and raced as a 2.5 Litre stock hydro. All hardware comes with boat. Engines, props & spare parts sold separately or as package. The hull is in good shape, located in New Hampshire, just needs some good sanding, fresh paint, some TLC and this hydro will be ready to run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Asking $3,000

Jim Baker

603-748-2649

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

Tip Back - 145 Class Vintage Hydroplane

 

       

       

       

If you want to join all the fun on the vintage circuit, here is an APBA legal vintage race boat that is complete and ready to rock & roll. Tip Back is a 1960's era 145 class hydro built by Will Farmer, complete with a 1960 Ford Falcon 6 cylinder engine that produces 90 HP. This little hydro gets up and scoots, even in rough water this hydro likes to run fast !!!

Click for more photos & details

 

Reduced to $20,000

Bill Mehan

drmehan@drmehan.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

Vintage Buick 215 Hydroplane Motor

 

     

     

Vintage 215 cubic inch Buick aluminum V8 motor

 

     New heads in bags:

                Fresh valve job & surface

                New Crower springs

                New custom valves

     New Crower camshaft

     New custom valve train parts

     Extra new & used valves

     Dual point and dual coil racing distributor

     Bottom end is like new.

     Block is ready for final assembly

     Needs gasket set and maybe rings & bearings                

Price reduced: $4,500  OBO

Steve Webster

610-698-1627

swebsteru22@verizon.net

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

Ford Falcon Engine for a 145-Class Hydro

 

 

       

This Ford Falcon engine for a 145-Class hydroplane was  built and modified many years ago by Willard Wilson. I bought it for a Ruark hydroplane restoration project way back in the 1990’s but never used it. I just pulled the head to make sure no moisture had gotten into the block. There is a little surface rust inside the head at the valve, but the bores are clean and polished. The engine was never fired. I think I have the aluminum flywheel and carburetor as well. Call or email for more information.

Chris Mattoon

Berkshire Wooden Boat

264 Elm Street

Pittsfield, MA. 01201

413-212-9490

shop@berkshirewoodenboat.net

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

Vintage Jersey Speed Skiffs, Flatbottoms, Crackerboxes & Donzi's

For Sale:

JS-00 “Orange Crate” - one of Jersey Speed Skiff racing’s most famous boats

 

     

       

Few, if any will argue with Orange Crate’s status as the first successful fiberglass racing skiff. Built in 1965, then she was stripped to bare hull and completely rebuilt, including all new wood bottom, stringers and bulkheads, by Skip Gillam and Roger Harris about eight years ago.  She is powered by a “built” for marine use 350 (Chris Craft conversion) with only two or three vintage regatta heats on it, a transmission and an electric water pump.  Skips says, “boat handles great and could be competitive today.”  She rides on a custom trailer built by Skip. This “turnkey” package includes new gauges, bench seat, updated trailer and is located in Stuart, Florida.

This is a great ride, complete and ready to run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Asking: $21,000

Bob Beatty

Bobbyforce1@aol.com

772-463-4894

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

 

     

     

"BARN FIND" Too many projects! This is a pre-war 16' runabout possibly a "Dee Wite". Converted in the 70's into a ski tug. The hull has been glassed. It is copper riveted batten seam construction. Small block Chevy V8, I think a 283? Split case Casale v-drive not sure of ratio. Big cavitation plate. Beer keg fuel tank under deck. Make me an offer, I might surprise you! Located in Port Saint Lucie Florida.

Losing storage, first reasonable offer takes it !!!

Keith Brayer

v12liberty@gmail.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

 

         

For sale by the original owner, this classic 1969 Donzi GT is 21 foot/8 inches long with an 8 foot beam and weighs 6,250 pounds dry. Owner is keen on finding a new home where the boat will be well taken care off. This boat will last forever with the way they built Donzi's backt in the 60's. This rocket ship is powered by dyno run 460 cubic inch big block that produces 418 horsepower motor. It is a .030 over bored 454 MerCruiser Magnum with forged crank, rods and pistons and square port racing heads. The motor is barely broken in after the rebuild, with less than 40 hours of run time.

The original owner is in the middle of refinishing the interior. Currently the bench seat and side panels are completed. The buckets are next. Of course if someone has a preference, that can be accommodated. The boat is equipped with a Garmin Chart Plotter, full function transducer and Lenco electric trim tabs.

The motor is fresh water cooled with a GIL Offshore exhaust system that routes the Prestone coolant directly to the exhaust manifolds first then through the block. The Bravo 1 drive swings a Mirage 24" 4 blade double cupped prop. With a 60 gallon fuel tank, this Donzi has a 100 mile range at cruising speeds with a 30 minute reserve. This is a sweet ride, complete with a trailer and custom cover.

This Classic Donzi is ready for boats rides, ACBS Boat Shows and the APBA vintage circuit !!!

Asking: $21,800  OBO

Len Brown

973-865-3364

kflb143@verizon.net

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

Vintage Gentleman's Racers

For Sale:

26 Foot Gentleman’s Racer

 

   

   

Retirement Plan is 26 foot Gentleman’s Racer built in 2011 by Reets Boatworks. The boat’s lines loosely follow that of John Hackers’ Miss APBA with a few improvements. The boat seats 6 people with a rumble seat in the bow. There was a modern MerCruiser Scorpion 330HP MPI motor with a velvet drive 71C transmission powering the boat, but has been recently sold and removed. The boat is entirely constructed using the west system. The bottom is triple planked while the sides and deck are double planked with Philippine mahogany. This boat has been used exclusively by the owner of Reets Boatworks for boat show purposes.

 

This 2011 custom boat built by Reets Boatworks is very lightly used with only 26 hours on the motor. The boat has been used to take to boat shows to promote our custom wood boats that we build and restore. The boat is absolutely turnkey and in like new condition. Your choice of gold leaf lettering with two fresh coats of varnish over the whole boat are included in the sale of the boat to make it custom for the buyer. More pictures are available upon request, including the entire building process. We can install a new MerCruiser 383 Stroker motor for $10,000 for the new owner, so you will be ready to run with the pack at the Tavares Fall Thunder Regatta !!!

  • 26 Foot Gentleman’s Racer

  • Seats 6

  • Bow Thruster

  • Triple planked bottom 3/4 inch, double planked sides/deck 3/4 inch

  • Full waterline canvas, cockpit canvas, Sierra tandem axle trailer

  • Fresh Varnish and painted gold leaf lettering included in the price

Boat, Cover, Trailer - $35,500

 

Adam Retersdorf
Reets Boatworks

1740 State Hwy 30
Mayfield, NY   12117

518-332-3269

reetsboatworks@hotmail.com

Tavares Fall Thunder Regatta - November 18-20, 2016

 

For Sale:

Murlen - a 31 foot Gar Wood Speedster !!!

 

       

       

Click here for the complete project story !!!

Gar Wood original hull number 7148

70% original Gar Wood hardware

Mark IV 4 bolt Cross Rammed 454 CI Edlebrock fortified to 450 HP

Kill switch and Safety stop collars

Borge Warner 1.5:1 Velvet Drive Transmission

Hull Construction:  cold molded with West System

Construction Materials: Honduran Mahogany and Douglas fir

Fasteners: Silicon Bronze, Stainless steel, Brass

Custom trailer with electric brakes

Custom storage cover

Contact:

Mike Michaud

Acton, Maine

207-636-2519

Michauds Inboard Marine

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

A Very Elegant ELCO Launch

 

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This very elegant ELCO Launch is 24 feet long and is one of two made in 1991. It has a beam of 8 foot 8 inches, a draft of 3 feet 3 inches, the hull is fiberglass and the deck and trim are white oak and mahogany. The engine is a big block Chevy with 350 horsepower that cruises nicely at 20 knots and will reach speeds of 30 knots. Comes complete with a bimini top. The finish and interior details of this Launch are absolutely stunning. Please contact the owner directly for more photos, details and information. We know, it's not a vintage race boat, this is a magnificent Launch.  

Now this is the way to cruise and arrive in style at the yacht club !!!

 

Asking - $100,000

George Wyman

910-262-5986

gwyman4@gmail.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

Vintage Outboards

For Sale:

 

         

         

 

This is your last chance, for there will be no more Raveau's built. This is one of sixteen 16 footers built by Bob Walwork. The boat and motor are in showroom condition and ready to take awards at ACBS Boat Shows, to run on the APBA Vintage Race Boat Circuit and lots of fun boats rides

Great boat to display at ACBS boat shows and run on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Contact:

Rick Forum

954-629-2510

rickforum@aol.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

1956 C Craft Vintage Outboard Racer

 

     

   

This is a 1956 Cornwallis Craft (C Craft) “Lark” outboard boat. They were made in Lebanon & Concord, New Hampshire back in the 1950's and 1960’s. We can’t find any info on them and have only seen mention of one other still in existence. The boat is about 13 feet long and looks like it was designed after a 1957 Chevy. The motor is a 1957 Johnson 35hp Golden Javelin. Trailer goes with it also.

Great boat to display at ACBS boat shows and run on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Contact:

Reggie Monroe

603-455-4786

nhcastle@metrocast.net

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

1960's Vintage Outboard Racer

 

   

   

We have a 1960's racing boat that my wife's grandfather used to race and then used as a ski boat.  It was made by Paul Vasser

Great boat to display at ACBS boat shows and run on the APBA vintage circuit !!!

 

Walt Jespersen
205-276-3379
j3andpj@gmail.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

1948 Fillinger Vintage Outboard Racer

       

 

The boat is a 1948 Fillinger Outboard Racer that is in good condition and includes the Mercury 20H motor in the photo, plus another 20H motor, plus a regular 20 Mercury and many spare parts. The boat and motors are located in Kansas City, Missouri.  

Ready to display at ACBS boat shows and run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Asking - $2,500

Jim Steinbrink
816-741-4321  
jimarys@icloud.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

1950s Vintage B Class Outboard Hydro

Swift Woodcraft Inc., Mount Dora, FL

 

     

   

This is a 1950s Vintage B Class Outboard Hydro made by Swift Woodcraft Inc of Mount Dora, Florida. It is nine feet long and needs some finish work. The power is a Mercury 20 H, 1956, SN 790050 and there is no trailer. Asking $4,500 for Hydro and engine or reasonable offers. Might consider separating depending on price. You will need to pick up in Southport, NC. I got this rig from my cousin who bought it in the early 1960s when he was a teenager. He ran it on Paw Paw Lake in Watervliet, Michigan. I remember getting a ride in it back then and the locals claimed it would do about 60 mph.  They tell me the engine was also called a corn popper because of the noise it made – well I can tell you it is a lot louder than a corn popper – it is like Mozart to a gear head. Needs a caring owner. I set out to restore it myself and run it, but other priorities have prevailed and I no longer have the shop space. I can email more photos or information.

 

Ready for fun boat rides, to display at ACBS boat shows and run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Asking $4,500 - OBO

Steve Andersen

859-250-6003

Southport, NC

steve.andersen@duke-energy.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

Miss Bert - a 1936 historic wooden boat

 

       

This 1936 historic wooden boat was named in the 40’s as “Miss Bert” after the original owner’s wife, Roberta.  It has been passed down through 2 families, and enjoys the racing history of the Tri-City area on the Columbia River of Washington State. This has always been a fixture to the area, only used fresh water.

This is a 1936 Mahogany Dual Cockpit boat built with copper rivets. The copper rivets were known to be used in custom Reinell, and other area quality built boats. The actual maker of this custom boat is unknown, but believed to be from the Puget Sound area. Mahogany was the top grade material used for the era. The side name & painting is original and vintage to this historic boat, this is not a recreation! You can tell the condition, boat has very low hours. There is no rot and all wood, seats, everything is original. Boat has always been kept on the trailer in heated garage type storage.

In the 1970’s the boat was refitted with a newer motor and side throttle controls. The original 1937 Johnson Seahorse 22.5 HP motor was placed on a stand in the heated boat garage where it sat for decades. During the last decade, the low hours & original Johnson Seahorse 22.5 HP outboard motor was freshened up and polished and replaced onto the boat. It runs strong & fast.... I was told mid to high 30 mph ranges for the sleek & light weight boat. The Johnson outboard is a unique 2-cylinder with compression bleed off of one cylinder for easy starts. It also has a built in flush port for water hose. It turns over easily, but was drained of gas and winterized a few seasons ago. The steering wheel is active for the outboard. Boat has lived its life in the sunny & dry desert areas of Eastern WA.

Sale of this vintage boat includes the original 1937 Johnson Seahorse Outboard with brass propeller. It also includes the vintage wooden trailer. Both boat and trailer are licensed and currently titled. Vintage trailer is in excellent condition and ready to tow anywhere. Boat and trailer were recently towed hundreds of miles from Tri-City areas to Gig Harbor, Washington where it is presently garaged.

Complete and ready for ACBS Boat Shows and/or ready to run on the vintage circuit !!!

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

Contact:

Shelby Langston

langstonshelby1950@gmail.com

 

For Sale:

Quincy Looper Vintage Outboard Motor

       

This is a beautifully restored and polished Quincy Looper vintage outboard motor. The serial number is FA113 and stamped on the top of the motor is PRO 411 and 143. These Quincy Looper motors are very fast little engines and perfect for a small outboard vintage hydroplane project.

Finish that outboard hydroplane project and run on the vintage circuit !!!

 

Asking - $4,200

Billy Weinstock

561-313-1116

billy@liquidassets.me

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

 

For Sale:

1973 Desilva  D Class Vintage Race Boat

 

       

       

     

This is a 1973 Desilva D class vintage race boat with serial number 09-73-12. The boat has been authenticated by Desilva and the engine is a 250 cc Konig that has been rebuilt and never run. Have the name and contact number of the person that rebuilt the engine. Also have the complete race history, the original owner lives close by and is a friend of the Desilva family.

Contact:

Dana Creath
714-393-7004

danacreathdesign@yahoo.com

Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit

For Sale:

Thomas Scileppi Vintage Outboard Motor Collection

 

Chris Craft ‑‑ Challenger 1953- 5.5 Arizona Clothesline ID‑ $2,300-S/C 9/98  F/G

Chris Craft ‑‑ Challenger  – ’52 -- 5.5 ‑‑ $2.800 S/C 5/99 F/G

Chris Craft ‑‑ Commander ‑‑ 10.0 ‑‑ $3500 S/C 9/98 F/G racing lower unit D/O

Chris Craft ‑‑ Commander ‑‑  ’50 -- 10.0 ‑‑ $2900 S/C 5/99 F/G US  Pat.#2189356

Chris Craft -  5.5 ‑‑‑ '49‑‑53  & 10.0 ‑‑‑ '51‑‑53  Serial #1,000 ‑‑ 23,000 are 5.5

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 20  – ’53 -- 2.3 ‑‑ $1100 S/C 9/98 F/G

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 40  – ’50 -- 4.5 -- $1100-- S/C 5/99 F/G

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 45  – ’53 -- 4.5 -- $1100 -- S/C 5/99 F/G

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model High Speed 60 ‑’49 -- 7.2+‑ $2900  never run, burns alcohol

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 60 ‑‑ ’48 -- 7.2 ‑‑ $1000 S/C 5/99 F/G

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 66 ‑‑  ’50 -- 7.2 ‑‑ $1300 ‑‑ S/C 9/98 F/G

B/ Martin -- Model 75 ‑‑  ’51 -- 7.5 -- $1000 -- S/C 9/98 F/G

B/ Martin -- Model 75 Twist Shift --  ’53 -- 7.5 -- $1000 -- S/C 5/99  F/G

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 100 Twist‑Shift ‑‑ ’53 -- 10.0 ‑‑ $1`400 S/C 9/98 F/G

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 200 Silver Streak ‑‑ High Speed ‑‑ ’53 -- 20.0 ‑‑  $3200

B/ Martin ‑‑ Model 200 Silver Streak with Tiller Handle ‑‑ $2700 ‑‑  ’53 -- MS

Martin -- Remote gas tank -- 6 gallon -- red -- $600 S/C 5/99

Mercury KE3 – ’47 – 3.6 --

B/ Mercury ‑‑ KE 4 – Rocket Deluxe ‑‑  ’51 – 52 -- 7.5 -- $800 S/C 4/99B/ Mercury ‑‑ KE4/Rocket Deluxe ‑‑  '51‑52 ‑‑ 7.5 ‑‑ $100  Dark GreenB/ Mercury ‑‑ KE4/Rocket Deluxe ‑‑  '49 ‑‑ 7.5 ‑‑ $60

B/Mercury  --  KE-7   --  '47  --  10.0  --  1st of production of 10hp; square ID

Mercury  --  KE-7/Lightning  --   '47 - '49  --  10.0

B/ Mercury ‑‑ KF5/Super 5  ‑‑ '49 ‑‑ 5.0 ‑‑ $600  -- SC

B/ Mercury ‑‑ KF5/Super 5 ‑‑  '52 ‑‑ 5.0 ‑‑ $10

B/ Mercury ‑‑ KF5/Super 5 ‑‑  '52 ‑‑ 5.0 ‑‑ $600 S/C 4/99 F/G

Mercury  --  KF-7/Super 10  --   no lower cowls

Mercury   --  KG-4 Hurricane -- 1952 -- 7.5 hp --  complete with original lower

B/ Mercury ‑‑ KG4 Rocket Hurricane ‑‑  '50 ‑‑ 7.5+ ‑‑ w/Quick Silver Racing

Mercury  --  KG-4/Hurricane    --  7.5

Mercury  --  KG-4/Hurricane  --

B/ Mercury ‑‑ KG7/Super 10 Hurricane ‑‑  ’50 -- 10.0+ ‑‑ $2300??? S/C 5/99

Mercury  --  KG-7/Super 10  --

Mercury  --  KG-7/Super 10  --

Mercury -- KG-9/Thunderbolt -- 1950 -- 25hp --  with Dyna Start Electric Start

Mercury  --  KH-7/Super 10 "Cruiser"/with shift  --   10.0  --  made only 1 year

Mercury  --  Mark 5 (with rare front badge) -- 5 hp -- 1955 --

B/ Mercury ‑‑ Mark 5 ‑‑ ’55 -- 5.0 ‑‑ $50

B/ Mercury ‑‑ Mark 5 ‑‑  ’55 -- 5.0 ‑‑ $40

B/ Mercury ‑‑ Mark 7 Rocket Deluxe ‑‑  '55 ‑‑ 7.5 ‑‑ $125

Mercury  --  Mark 7  --    7.5

Mercury  --  Mark 7  --

B/ Mercury ‑‑ Mark 15 ‑‑  '53 ‑‑ 10.0 ‑‑ $1400  S/C 5/99 F/G

B/ Mercury ‑‑ Mark 15  ‑‑ '53 ‑‑ 10.0 ‑‑ $1400  -- 1 year made motor

B/Mercury ‑‑ Mark 20/Hurricane ‑‑  '53/'55 ‑‑ 16.0 ‑‑ $3500--3800 Extra Lower

Mercury  --  Mark 20  --  16hp 1953-55

B/ Mercury ‑‑ Mark 20/Hurricane Rare Factory Long Shaft  '54  16.0 $2400

Mercury  --  Mark 25  --  Electric Start by Mercury 1955 -- 18hp

B/ ‑‑ checked in Old Outboard book

S/C -- show condition

F/G -- run & fogged with heavy oil

D/O ‑‑ decals on

All have original serial numbers

 

For info and/or photos:

Rosa Scileppi

772-359-8208

TRS26@aol.com 

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