1958 Mahogany Whirlwind Runabout

Beautiful 17' mahogany runabout, lovingly restored with a 1964 60 hp Johnson outboard.

This boat is fast, fine, and fun.

It has been restored to fine condition, the Johnson starts and runs great.

Hull is hot molded 7 layer African mahogany, decking is meranti mahogany plywood, BS 1088 marine grade, varnished to a high gloss.

New mahogany windshield frame with new lexan "glass".

Comes with new 6 gallon fuel tank and fuel lines, new battery, engine controls, steering cables, new tachometer and volt meter.

The Whirlwind company built boats in Maryland after WW II when their aircraft manufacturing business fell off.

They were in the boat business until 1962.

The hull is extremely strong, layers of veneer formed over a mold with glue between each layer, then the hull was baked in an oven to set the glue.

A full description of the process can be seen here:

http://www.woodyboater.com/classic-boats/whirlwind-boats/

More information is available here:

http://www.buffingtonassociates.com/whirlwind.html

A short video of the boat on the water is here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT_ksYJYpnE&feature=youtu.be

These boats are rare and treasured by their owners.

This boat is a fast and beautiful boat that is tons of fun on the water.

Comes on a tilt trailer equipped with new wheels and tires, bearings, hitch, wiring and lights.

$6500.00 and she is yours!

Located in Hartland, Vermont
tnwilliamson@gmail.com, 802-436-2868



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Oct 01, 2015
To Ed Lang
by: Tom Williamson

Ed:

I hope this is how to reply to your inquiry and you receive this promptly.

The boat has been in the water several times this summer.

It runs very well and we have enjoyed it very much.

It does have a convertible top, a full custom made cover, and cushions for all the seats.

The motor is a 1963 60 horse Johnson that runs great.

I would like to sell it because I am running out of room to store boats and other motorized stuff, plus I am more of a sailor than a motorized boat enthusiast.

Hartland, VT is about 10 miles south of White River Junction, exit 9 on I-91.

If you would like I can send pictures to you, email me directly at tnwilliamson@gmail.com

Tom

Oct 01, 2015
WHIRLWIND
by: ED LANG

I HAD OWNED A 14' WHIRLWIND QUITE A FEW YEARS AGO.

I LOVE THE WHIRLWIND.I USED HER MOST AT CAMP MARIST

ON OSSIPEE LAKE IN NH

WHERE IS HARTLAND, BY.ANYWHERE NEAR BRATTLEBOROUGH,

VERMONT - MY SON,DAN, AND HIS WIFE LIVE THEIR.IS

THE BOAT IN THE WATER,/STORAGE? DOES IT HAVE A

CONVERTIBLE TOP,AND COVER FOR THE COMPLETE RIG.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THE RIG; AND IF YOU DON'T

MIND ME ASKING WHY ARE YOU SELLING IT. IS THE

PRICE NEGOTIABLE ? LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU.

THANKS, ED LANG

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