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llewellyn posted 03-03-2008 05:23 PM ET (US)   Profile for llewellyn   Send Email to llewellyn  
1987, garage kept, with 2003 trim/tilt Yamaha 40hp with about 70 hours. 2006 galvanized tilt trailer. Full canvass cover, bimini, oarlocks and oars with leathers. Stainless steel 4 blade prop. BW Supersport seatback installed. BW Supersport mahogany console included. Lift hardware installed. Great boat, engine and trailer. $6750.Can email photos. 321 783 2186
pglein posted 03-03-2008 10:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for pglein  Send Email to pglein     
Sal A posted 03-04-2008 08:34 AM ET (US)     Profile for Sal A  Send Email to Sal A     
I am guessing from her profile, Coco Beach Florida. Boat sounds like a gem. If you were closer, and would consider trading for an 110, I'd be game.
llewellyn posted 03-04-2008 10:35 AM ET (US)     Profile for llewellyn  Send Email to llewellyn     
Boat is in Cocoa Beach,FL
norsman posted 03-06-2008 08:55 PM ET (US)     Profile for norsman  Send Email to norsman     
Hey, I don't want to buy your boat, but I also have an 87 13 footer. I was just curious, how you like the Yamaha 4 stroke engine? I'm thinking of getting one and woudl love some feedback.


twostrokeob posted 03-06-2008 09:47 PM ET (US)     Profile for twostrokeob  Send Email to twostrokeob     
Watch out for the weight of a four stroke on the old style 13 whalers. For that matter, the current ETECs aren't any better in this regard. The weight of the motor will bury the stern of the boat in the water, and you will ship water over the transom if you slow down suddenly. I installed a 40 Etec on a customer's 1985, and was not happy with the balance. The owners love it, but what do they know.
If I remember correctly, Whaler sent out a notice in the late 1990's recommending that people not install bigger four strokes, because the hull was not designed for that much weight. I know the Suzuki 40 and the Evinrude weigh about 240lbs, and unless the Yamaha is dramatically lighter, I suggest caution. I did hear from my sales rep that the 25 and 30 ETECs will available this fall, and they should be lighter, and be a better match for your hull. If you have your heart set on the four stroke, don't let me rain on your parade. If you are careful, and your hull is nice and dry (read buoyant), you can most likely make do. If you have a heavy hull already, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise.
Happy Boating!
Tohsgib posted 03-07-2008 10:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for Tohsgib  Send Email to Tohsgib     
"The owners love it, but what do they know."

Glad I am not your client.

deepwater posted 03-07-2008 01:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for deepwater  Send Email to deepwater     
i thought this was for selling and not for fixing or expanding on the defects in a boat
llewellyn posted 03-07-2008 04:17 PM ET (US)     Profile for llewellyn  Send Email to llewellyn     
A 15hp Yamaha 4 stroke is a little slow, plaining too, but nice.

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