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Sam C posted 01-07-2002 11:02 PM ET (US)   Profile for Sam C   Send Email to Sam C  
Does anyone rembember what year the Montauk
ad ran with two boats leaving the inlet one
a 50 foot Hatteras and the other a Montauk. I have been searching my archives and have missed it so far. I did see a few ads that caught my eye one being a Boston Whaler Catamarn anyone know what it was? power or sail.

Thanks for your help.


Tom W Clark posted 01-07-2002 11:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     

That photo was used for a few years around 1980. The catamaran was a sail boat called the Super Cat, a non-foam filled hull(s) produced in Califonia. Super Cat was an existing company that Whaler bought.

dscew posted 01-07-2002 11:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for dscew    
I have a 1987 BW catalog which has that photo in it. Rather heavy seas that day; a fantastic photo.
lhg posted 01-07-2002 11:17 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
Sam - that photo first appeared in the 1979 catalog. It was also used in the 1980, 1981 and 1983 catalogs, and others as mentioned above.

It shows that for years, BW marketed the Montauk as an offshore capable boat. The picture shows it without a kicker, however, which could leave the boat in trouble in big seas if the engine failed. Hope they had a sea anchor on board!

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