FS Boston Whaler Montauk, 17 Ft Pic Heavy

Steve Saville

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Well, I can't believe I'm doing this but because of my age, covid, and other health issues, I am putting my Boston Whaler up for sale. I'm asking $9000 OBO. It has not gotten the use that it should. It's a 1978 hull although that makes little difference with Whalers. It has a 90 hp Mercury 4 stroke motor and a Mercury 6 hp long shaft kicker. Both boat and Caulkins trailer have clear titles as I have owned the boat for a dozen years. Until three years ago it was kept in a dry storage locker. PM me if you have a serious inquiry. The boat and trailer have had numerous up-grades since purchase as listed below:

.Complete tune-up 6 years ago with few hours on it.
.Carbs adjusted 2018
.Complete re-wire 2015 Replaced fuses with circuit breakers, new lighting, and new bilge pump
.Lowrance GPS/Chat Plotter/Fish Finder with re-wire
.VHS Radio at re-wire
.New trim switch 2018
.New Fuel lines and steering arm 2018
.New battery 2017 (?) I think with a battery charger/minder
.Danforth anchor w/extra rope and lines
.Life Jackets, paddle, and throw cushions per Coast Guard Regs
.Fire Extinguisher
.Two Scotty crank downriggers with rotating bases, balls, and snubbers
.Several rod holders

Caulkins Trailer:

.Rebuilt with new axles, bearings, and wheels/tires 2008
.Ten Foot bunk rollers each side 2008
.Tongue extended 2 feet 2008DSCN1071.JPGDSCN1072.JPGDSCN1073.JPGDSCN1071.JPGDSCN1072.JPGDSCN1073.JPGDSCN1075.JPGDSCN1076.JPGDSCN1077.JPGDSCN1080.JPG1459711_10152348340087090_1257100036_n.jpg
.New rear cross member


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Thanks for reminding me of great memories. Our family had a 13 1/2’ and then a 17’ whaler growing up. Sorry you have to let it go. Someone’s going to get a great boat.


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That's a good price. I think that's the era of Montauk my family had when I was a teenager. Lots of fun memories on that boat.


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Looks like a good deal, good luck with sale. I'd suggest a few pics of the interior/hull that show what shape the gelcoat is in. A beautiful classic boat for sure!

Steve Saville

WFF Supporter
Thanks for the suggestion. Actually, save a few stains from leaves sitting in it, the interior is in great shape. I have taken good care of this boat inside and out.


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Bumping on behalf of the universe. I am struggling to figure out where i could put it (finding reasonable cost Lake WA year round moorage options is like finding sasquatch). If not for that challenge would love to take a look at it.

Hope you are getting interest on it.

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