Rum Runner

1928 TRIPLE COCKPIT 28' RUNABOUT

$169,800.00

Rum Runner

1928 TRIPLE COCKPIT 28' RUNABOUT

$169,800.00

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Description

1928 TRIPLE COCKPIT 28' RUNABOUT - SAID TO HAVE BEEN A PROHIBITION ERA NORTH WEST COAST RUM-RUNNER. SINCE AT LEAST THE 1940'S IT HAS BEEN REGISTERED AS A GARWOOD  BUT THE ACTUAL BUILDER HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED.  POSSIBLY DONE TO A MODIFIED GARWOOD OR EVEN HACKER DESIGN BY ANY NUMBER OF NORTHWEST BUILDERS IN CANADA OR THE USA.

INTERESTING CONSTRUCTION - COPPER RIVETED BOTTOM WITH DOUBLE THE TYPICAL NUMBER OF FRAMES (11 INCH CENTERS) POSSIBLY DUE TO ITS INTENDED ORIGINAL USE, ENGINE SIZE AND POTENTIAL SPEED IN ROUGHER COASTAL WATERS. FAIRLY WELL DOCUMENTED AND FASCINATING HISTORY IN THE SEATTLE AND WEST COAST AREA WHICH WE CAN SEND.

SAID TO HAVE ORIGINALLY BEEN POWERED BY A 1414 ci KERMATH SEA RAIDER V12 THEN A KERMATH SEA WOLF 6 CYL. THEN IN THE LATE 40'S WAS CONVERTED TO A CABIN STYLE DAY BOAT WHICH IT REMAINED UNTIL CURRENT RESTORATION WAS INITIATED IN 1999 TO CHANGE BACK TO RUNABOUT STYLE. ONE FAMILY OWNERSHIP SINCE THE 1940'S.   BEAUTIFUL WORKMANSHIP AND DETAILING USING MOSTLY AUTHENTIC GARWOOD PERIOD HARDWARE.  POWERED BY A 535ci FORD SEA MASTER MARINE ENGINE WITH CLOSE TO 300 HP - REBUILT IN 2010