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  1. YachtForums

    YachtForums Publisher/Admin

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    I’ve been on the lookout for a retro runabout and recently ran across this 1963 all-mahogany 18’ Cruisers “Sea Camper” with a 90 hp Johnson. It’s a little small by YF standards but the price is right. Wisdom welcome!

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  3. PacBlue

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    Very nice, like the design and really nice condition, needs a “nick name”?
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    she has "The Look", good find Carl!
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    "Sea Camper" is probably most appropriate! :D
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    Cockpit pics...

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    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    I like that a lot. True, I am a bit of a varnish pervert to start with.
  8. ScrumpyVixen

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    Lovely boat for lakes and bays. Add wine, bread and cheese, and you are set for the afternoon.
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    Somebody's done a real nice job with her.
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    Can I write a review?
    :D
  11. Kevin

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    That Johnson OB needs to look a little more period correct...

    Otherwise, a beautiful little boat.
  12. YachtForums

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    That Johnson is from the early 90's. Hard to beat old 2-strokes for longevity. I wonder how many current day outboards, with all their techno-wizardry, will be running 30 years from now?
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    Beautiful boat, in great condition. Can you fit a girl with very long legs in the V berth?
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    Ahem... that would be the master stateroom you're referring to. ;)
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    Then you definitely want to make sure to make sure you can fit at least two tall Russian girls in There. An important part of any sea trial!
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    Too much wood, run don’t walk, run away from that little beauty, long-legged Russian girls included or not. o_O
    I made the same mistake early in live, got me a wooden boat I did, bad mistake in warmer climes: Just say no..:(
  17. YachtForums

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    I hear ya Dag! I'm in the "wood & water don't mix" camp, but I wasn't planning to splash this boat. In the 50's & 60's there were a few small outboard boats with big Cadillac-like fins built to emulate their automotive counterparts, which were influenced by the jet-age. These boats might become future collectables, but short of that, it could be a good promo vehicle.

    Follow this link for examples...

    https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffnt&q=cl...cadillac+fins&atb=v110-1&iax=images&ia=images
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    I was thinking more chrome... fins... louvers, even. Something like the old outboards that may or may not have been designed by the same people that did Chevrolets in the 50s.
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    Hmm, if you say so Boss. o_O

    That little trailer woody sure is cute, but that is about all it is good for.
    A YF promo vessel/vehicle should be some 95’ sexy Italian go-fast boat with
    huge wraps along the sides and fast bikini babes on every external deck and platform: Don’t be shy Carl, go all the way and make it happen.:cool:
  20. Fishtigua

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    Dag, dignity at all times old boy. Dignity.

    The bikini bunnies always go on the fore deck.