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Is the new owner ever going to build any Post Yachts?

Discussion in 'Post Yacht' started by fisherman1, Dec 5, 2017.

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  1. Beau

    Beau Senior Member

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    The 4 year old article says they have a mold for a 66'. Why go thru all that expense and not run one out for a look?? Dunno. I know they say they purchased all the old molds, but the 66" would be a new model - and you don't just nail a couple of boards together to do that. I think they may have a design concept and are confusing that with an actual mold?

    I think their business model may turn out to be refitters, like they do with the Bert.
  2. Capt J

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    Well, a boat yard makes constant money year after year. It's a lot more consistent than selling new yachts. I would say there have been several periods that the boat yard at Merritt's was the only thing that kept them alive. Like after the luxury tax.
  3. C team

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    LOL
  4. Quality Time

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    They do have a 66' hull mold. I can't recall the builder that it came from but it had nothing to do with the original Post.
  5. Beau

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    Worse than I thought - scavenging old molds and calling them Posts. They are developing a hodgepodge of designs and bottoms it sounds like. Oh well. After 19 years, I'm still happy with my ole' 50 with 820's. I do like those 54'Hatties though....
  6. Capt J

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    54' Hatteras is an incredible running boat. But it's also thirsty. The 2003ish era with C30's burned 112 GPH at 34 knots. The old Post molds and the old Ocean SF molds that those 2 retards have bought and are collecting are never ever going to build another boat out of them. It's just retarded.
  7. Beau

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    By comparison my 50 with 820's burns about 60gph at 30+/-knots turning 1950rpm. But I have a much flatter and a little wider stern area which gets the back end up. I weigh about 30 tons with fuel, water and gear aboard
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  8. Hermen Ferraz

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    Totally agree, close friend just purchased a 54 2002 or 03 i believe and wow it’s thirsty.
  9. sheraton

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    I owned a 1968 37' POST, she turned heads at every marina I would go to. I will have to post a picture here.
  10. C team

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    Definitely post a picture! There is an old 37' rotting away at a marina where I used to winter my boat. The owner past away a few years ago and the family just left the boat on the hard and it's in bad shape now. Not too many people are interested in wood boats now a days.
  11. chesapeake46

    chesapeake46 Senior Member

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    Didn't the wooden Posts have a whole different profile ?
    I seem to remember coming across a wooden Post that surprised me as I initially thought it was a Viking or something.
    The signature profile that I know today came later, I think.

    I too, would like to see a picture of your '68.
  12. SeaEric

    SeaEric YF Historian

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    37 post.jpg 40 post.jpg

    37' Post and 40' Post - both woodies.
  13. sheraton

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    That 37' looks the same as the one I owned , I will post some pictures. She was powered by 300 hp Chris Crafts, which were 427 Fords
  14. Beau

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    Very Egg Harbor looking, obviously
  15. Jorge Lang

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    Never say never, Bertram is back and they were dead. Not saying it's going to happen but...........
  16. olderboater

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    NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bertram comparison is just the reason I'd say never. They were purchased quickly by a builder and then there was regular communication as they built a plan. New boat shortly thereafter. Not the delay or silence of Post.
  17. C team

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    This topic is long been dead as well as Post Marine.
  18. sheraton

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    post 01.jpg post 01.jpg My 1968 37 Ft. post
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    some more of my 1968 Post

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