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12-06-2020 01:51 AM

Topic tags/keywords: boat wooden boat wood wooden ship small boat restore project

I’m not the seller, I just think this boat deserves some attention. I dont know the man selling it, nothing. He offered me money to post it around online but I think you guys will just love this thing for what it is.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/624393500924582/permalink/3808882772475623

Thats the Ad there. His name is Ken Novander and this is his ad.
1956 Century Resorter. My family is the second owner picked it up in the late 70’s. The boat was pulled out of the water in Hilton Head, SC in 1997 and winterized. It was only ever in the water for 3 months at a time and most of that time was in Lake Michigan. Maybe 5 seasons in salt water.
When it was stored it was always stored with about 1/2 inch of water in the boat and cotton swabs stuffed everywhere else.
It went into climate controlled storage in 1997 and stayed there until 2010. In 2010 it went to my uncles climate controlled garage in northern IL until it came to Nashville in 2015.
There a new stainless steel gas tank was fabricated, new fuel lines put in, and the carburetor was rebuilt and it was partially stripped to be refinished. We just don’t have the time. This will make an amazing restoration for someone.
The motor has ~450 hours on it and has compression and turns over, however it hasn’t been started in ~20 years.
Not pictured is all of the original chrome stringers that would have gone down the sides of the hill and back of the boat. Also have the original
Flag from 1956 and all the lettering. From my understanding the o my options in 1956 were the Chrysler motor vs. Gray Marine and the thoroughbread of the seas embroidery on the back seat. 15,000 OBO


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#1 posted 12-06-2020 03:03 AM

This is the mans contact info his name is Ken. [email protected]

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