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1966 BADGER CAMPER BOAT
1966 Badger Boat is their 18.5 foot camper model containing a cabinet, sink bowl, ice box, and fold-up table and Porta Potty. Dual horns adorn the deck. Comfortable sleeping for three is provided by 4” thick V-berth cushions and the port seat folds into a bed. The windshield wiper is electric. The canvas top separates amidships allowing for the aft half to be lowered separately. The 4-step stainless swim ladder stores under the swim platform.
She is powered by a 120 hp Mercruiser Marine Engine and Mercruiser 1 Stern Drive pushing her along at 32mph in calm seas displayed by the hand held GPS. It has a mounted compass. The hour meter installed in 1978 and now registers 265 hours. The motor is original and runs strong. Restoration was completed in 1982 and has been continually refreshed as needed. Service manuals for both engine and stern drive are available.
She has a dropped sole center and a camper top making it possible to walk upright from the walkthrough windshield to the motor box. The seats were all recovered along with the restoration. The hull is a lap strake construction, secured with bronze nuts and bolts, made of 3/8” marine plywood coated with a resin impregnated paper which provides for painting to an extremely smooth finish. Interior structural members are constructed from white pine and the transom from multilayer resin core. Rub rails are stainless. The deck and gunnels are covered with new original Nautalex as part of the restoration.
Special attention has been given to contentious maintenance and a log book is available. A 1978 single axle EASY-LOADER trailer is available. Listing Price 12K O.B.O