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1958 Yellow Jacket Fury Runabout Used Classic Wooden Boat For Sale in Concord

Overview

Price
15000.00
Type Of Boat
Power
Make
Yellow Jacket
Model
Fury Runabout
Year
1958
LOA (feet)
16
Hull Only (ft)
Hull with Platform (ft)
Hull with Platform and Pulpit (ft)
Draft (ft)
1'6\"
Beam (ft)
4'6\"
Deck Material
Hull Material
Wood
Superstructure Material

Location

City
Concord
Province/State
Califiornia
Country
usa
Contact Number
925-451-6325

Engine

Engine Make
Mercury
Engine Model
Engine Year
Horsepower
70
Cooling
Fuel Type
Gas

General

Boat Survey
Survey Date
Swim Platform
Trailer
Trailer Make
Trailer Model
Trailer Year
Cradle
Winter Cover
Dinghy
Dinghy Make
Cabins (number)
Air Conditioning
Heater
Wet Bar (With Sink)
Dry Bar (No Sink)
Head
Manual Head
Electric Head
Fire Extinguisher
Color of Canvas
Bridge Enclosure
Bridge Cover
Bridge Enclosure
Convertible Top
Side Curtains
Drop Curtain
Bimini (after)
Camper Back
Tonneau Cover
Deck Enclosure
Windshield Cover
Sleeps (Number of People)
Holding Tanks (total number)
Water Tanks

Further Comments

Boat is located in Concord,CA.Please contact the owner @ 925-451-6325..Restored Completely as new by original owner and employee of the factory in Denton,Texas. A five crisscross layer, molded plywood hull with two passenger compartment deck of mahogany painted red with White (yellow jacket stripes, usually yellow, Trademark). A company boat, believed used by Roy Rodgers, company owner for Photos and TV Advertising. The boat appeared in several magazine and photo adds with Roy, his wife Dale Evans and three children. In a Fury model such as this, with two Mercury engines Roy Rogers and co-pilot won several outboard races. Holding the record until today for faster from New Orleans to St Louis via the Mississippi River AND Long Beach to Catalina Island. On these events two Mercury Marc 78’s were used totaling about 140hp. The hull has a round chine, below the spray rail allowing for full power turns in its own length. The bottom below the spray rail was fiberglassed by the factory in 1958 at the request of the owner. The interior is completely upholstery, seats, sides and dash board. The padded Dashboard has a tachometer, Speedometer, and the famed Mercury Quicksilver single cable steering in matching red.
Engine is a Red Mercury Marc 78e with steering and controls having, key ignition & starter & choke also mounted on the dashboard. Running lights and anchor light.
Trailer is Husky, Little Dude Tilt back, s/n 3194.0, tires 4ply 4.80/4.00x8, 65 psi, 600# load each.
Has complete records and original documents. A large set of photos is available upon request.

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