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Clayton, NY 13624







1939 Gar Wood - Twin Cockpit Forward - "Osprey"


1939, 19' 6", twin cockpits forward of engine hatch, hull #6123. This is a beautiful boat in virtually perfect condition. It has a WEST system bottom from 1990 and an OMC 230 hp engine. Used mostly on the St. Lawrence River until 2002, when moved to the East River near Mobjack Bay, off of the southern Chesapeake. Same owner since 1983. Exceptionally well cared for. Housed indoors, fresh water flushing system, new marine wiring 2004. Can be enjoyed in fresh water or salt water. Bottom paint is antifouling paint of highest quality, Gar Wood green. Boat has been restored and cared for by Blue Heron Boat works in Alexandria Bay and Zimmerman Marine in Mathews, Virginia.


Comes with suitable tandem trailer. Currently has several coats of conventional varnish and new bottm paint as well as new gold leaf lettering for name, numbers and Gar Wood logo. This boat is ready for immediate enjoyment. Pictures shown taken May 23, 2004 in Virginia. Price: $46,000 - includes delivery within 700 miles Contact: John D.Briggs. Telephone: (202) 383-7015 (office). E-mail: briggsj@howrey.com.


1937 Gar Wood 20' Custom Utility.


777F Scripps/Ford V-8 95HP. Only two 20' 1937 Utilities had the Ford V-8. Hull #5986. New complete bottom, new top deck wood, re-chromed hardware, new floor boards and vinyl, refastened. For more information contact Randall Bryner in Merritt Island Florida at (321) 693-1266.

  1937 Gar Wood Utility.

Recently restored. Bottom painted and sides re-fastened. Entire boat varnished. Recently overhauled 75 H.P. Chrylser engine. Runs well. Tandem trailer included. Both boat and trailer are in great condition. $25,000. Contact Wayne Colquitt @ (734) 668-6536



1932 Gar Wood 18' Runabout, forward and aft cockpit.

25th out of 107 produced. Hull number 4270. Hardware is 95% chromed, has new upholstery and factory rebuilt Super Crown 150. Runs and looks great. $18,990. Call Doug Doering - (508) 520-3629 (work) - (508) 520-8846 (home)



1937 Gar Wood 25' Triple Cockpit Model 737 - Hull #610


Original Engine #MM 1818 - Chrysler Majestic straight "8" 152 H.P. is available. Currently has new Volvo Penta 454 - fuel injected V-8

This Gar Wood was completely restored in 1999 and won these trophies: 1st in Class, Gest Boat over 23', Best Gar Wood and Overall Best boat of Show in the 1999 Concours d' Elegance at Lake Tahoe, California. Price reduced from $225,000 to $195,000


For more information call Don at (916) 434-6768 or send an e-mail to me at suzanne@starstream.net

  1939 22' Gar Wood Streamliner #923.

Winner at Lake Tahoe Concours d' Elegance -"1st in Class", "Best Gar Wood @ Show", "Best 23' & under", "Best Professional Restoration" and "Best of Show". Original Chrysler Crown engine, new custom Ryan Trailer. $185,000. For more information call Dave @ 425-454-9600 or email djlobb@concst.net.

  1935 18' Gar Wood Runabout - "Magic" - Chrylser 6 cyl (135hp)

This is a gorgeous show quality Gar Wood that has undergone conventional restoration with fresh varnish and bottom paint. Easily trailered in newer tandem axle Continental trailer. This is an exceptionally beautiful Pre-War Gar Wood, ready to be enjoyed or shown.


1937 Gar Wood 19' 6" Custom Runabout "721" Hull #6065

Boat was partially restored by Sierra Boat in Tahoe then shipped to Australia where a 283 Chevrolet motor was fitted and fully rebuilt. Motor has 8hrs. on it. Boat is in immaculate show condition with exceptional brightwork and all original chrome fittings. Upholstery is exceptional and new. Gauges were rebuilt in the U.S. by California Classic Boats (Al Schinnerer). Owner has added dual batteries, bilge blower and power takeoff for a spotlight. All wiring is new and in excellent shape. This boat has hardly been used since it was restored. This boat was used as the illustration for this model by Tony Mollica in his book. Boat is on a very good tandem trailer. Shipping is no problem and we would include in the price. Asking $50,000 U.S. Contact Pacific HD Trading Co. at international phone number: 66-2-4756-2001 email: pacifichd@lisp.com.au