Newsletter of the Finger Lakes Chapter, ACBS

Volume 18, Issue 1 Newsletter of the Finger Lakes Chapter, ACBS March 2008

UPDATED March 18th 2008 - page 14


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For Sale: Barn full of boats - wood, metal & fiberglass - Penn Yan, Thompson, MFG, Starcraft, etc. Various conditions, original to restored. Dick Curvin, 315-729-4666 For Sale: Dunphy X-55, 17-ft inboard, 215 HP Interceptor engine, galvanized trailer. Engine rebuilt. Original upholstery, floor covering & trim. $16,000. Also 1939 Skaneateles Boat & Canoe Co. Lightning Sailboat, #755. Has single bottom, new canvas deck, two sets of sails & wood mast. Alan Boat Co. trailer. $3500. Also 1957 17-ft. Chris-Craft Sportsman, 185 HP CC V-8, new upholstery, new varnish and stain. Trailer. $14,900. Mick Griffin, 716-662-1949 or

For Sale: 1946 16-ft. Chris-Craft Rocket Special Runabout with Chrysler Ace engine, white hull and all hardware. Needs new keel and chines. $3500. or best offer. Ed Ritter, 315-524-3007 (leave message).

For Sale: Rare 1927 20-ft. Gesswein Sportabout (hull #7) with original 6 cyl. Van Blerck engine. Twin cockpit with unusual facing rear seats. Brass hardware & leather upholstery. Boat & engine fully restored; both in excellent condition. Custom trailer. Asking $35,000. Barbara Giovannetti, 315-947-5532 or

For Sale: 1957 23-ft. Chris-Craft Continental. New bottom, frames, chines, keel, dashboard, dark-red pleated upholstery, and cockpit edging, and ~20% new wood on deck. Twelve+ coats of varnish throughout. Original hardware including Iva-light. Folding top with white side curtains and cockpit extension. Original "M" motor with dual 12-volt batteries & switch. Motor professionally rewired. Not launched in 2006. Dual-axle trailer. $42,000. Steve Haarstick, 585-342-5200 (days),

For Sale: 1950 20-ft. Morehouse Utility. Varnished sides and top deck. One of only a dozen made. 95HP Model K Hercules engine runs very well. Dual-axle heavy duty bunk trailer with electric winch included. Overall good condition; stored inside under cover since 1988. Contact Bob at 315-635-3634 after April 10th or any time.

For Sale: 1999 12-ft. Victory Swift; fiberglass composite over a traditional wood frame hull; replica of a '50s-era Penn Yan Swift; 1 of 7 built. 1999 25 hp Mercury (approx. 50 hrs.) moves boat at 35 MPH. One owner. Trailer and canvas cover. $10,500. Bud Garrity, 607-533-9101, or