The prototype Arabian debuted in 1954 at the New York Boat Show but didn't enter production until 1955. This example is finished in the traditional Mahogany stain. Just finishing up on a full restoration and is currently at least 90% complete with finishing spring 2022.
Seller is willing to part with her once she's complete or incomplete if you'd like to finish off the project yourself.
This is hull number Q5862 - one of 4 known ‘58s to still exist.
New windshield installed, all chrome bright work done to show condition.
Powered by it’s original & completely rebuilt Gray Marine 327ci V8 Fireball 225 hp engine with Velvet Drive Transmission, new Acme Prop and Prop Shaft. Fuel Tank was restored.
New Marine Vinyl upholstery in correct colors supplied by A&A Marine (Century Specialists) using original factory patterns. Wiring, Gauges, Iva Light and Correct Steering Wheel all fully restored.
All new decking following original factory construction but with modern materials.
Restoration has included a new no soak bottom & new transom.
Safety features added include: New Bilge Pump, Blower, Depth Gauge, and Fuel Fume Detector with Xintex Fireboy Fire Suppression System. Comes with new Custom Fit Waterline Storage Cover.
Custom ordered trailer may also be available at an extra cost.
Full marine survey has been completed and can be made available to serious inquiries. Hagerty has rated it at Bristol condition.
Restoration will be completed Spring 2022. The two pictures of the completed boat is of another boat for display purposes only. Note that is a 1956/7 model with the different color interior.
Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase this rare and amazing 1958 Century Arabian