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minitauk85 posted 04-09-2008 05:06 AM ET (US)   Profile for minitauk85   Send Email to minitauk85  
Thought I'd offer CW'ers the first shot at the "Minitauk", before I turn her over to the folks who are rehabbing my Menemsha. She is powered with a 1987 70 Horsepower Johnson, a very reliable motor that will push her to 38 mph (GPS).

*Hull is very sound, a few minor dings, commensurate with age. No water intrusion or delamination.
*Rubrail and mahogany wood replaced in 05.
*15 gallon pate tank holds enough gas to run all day.
*Additional Mahogany thwart seat provided for seating in front of center console, slides in under side rails for easy removal.
*All original stainless wrap around railing for rear thwart seat, original stainless grabrail on console. No bow rail. All rails solid and clean.
*Trailer solid, new rims,tires, hubs, and bearing buddies last fall. Comes with side bunks and guide-ons, this boat is a dream to trailer and launch.
*1987 70 horsepower Johnson professionally maintained twice a year. Carbs and powerpack less than two years old.

I hate to part with her, because she's given me so many good times, and she catches fish! The 15 hull performs like a dream, a very dry little boat!
Asking $6000, electronics (depthfinder and radio) not included, all reasonable offers considered. Please email me if you are interested, would love for her to go to a CW'er!

Will update pics this weekend: jpg IMG_1606-1.jpg IMG_0096_edited.jpg
the Minitauk is located in Lawrenceville, Ga. Thanks for looking!-k

Tohsgib posted 04-09-2008 12:25 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tohsgib  Send Email to Tohsgib     
I had the EXACT same setup down to the bottom paint color but with bowrails. Mine was a 1983/1990 combo that ran 48+ on the gps....jackplate and some carb mods. Oh the memories!
richrice8 posted 04-09-2008 05:35 PM ET (US)     Profile for richrice8  Send Email to richrice8     
call me at 440-320-4230 very interested in your whaler or email at thanks rich
friend99 posted 04-09-2008 08:42 PM ET (US)     Profile for friend99    
Very nice looking and the center comsoles are hard to find. Good luck with your sale.
Bluejay15 posted 04-10-2008 04:54 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bluejay15  Send Email to Bluejay15     
Very nice. They are a dry boat for sure. You can't find a drier 15 foot boat.


minitauk85 posted 04-12-2008 06:06 AM ET (US)     Profile for minitauk85  Send Email to minitauk85     
Thanks for all the mice comments! As promised I took some more pics, some with the thwart seat, and some with the cooler. Thanks again for looking-k Minitauk-1985%2015%20foot%20center%20console/?albumview=slideshow

minitauk85 posted 04-12-2008 07:07 AM ET (US)     Profile for minitauk85  Send Email to minitauk85     
Of course that should have read "nice" comments!-k
minitauk85 posted 04-15-2008 07:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for minitauk85  Send Email to minitauk85     
runpasthefence posted 04-15-2008 09:31 PM ET (US)     Profile for runpasthefence  Send Email to runpasthefence     
I really hope she'll stay in the community...

Congrats and good luck.

minitauk85 posted 04-17-2008 05:20 AM ET (US)     Profile for minitauk85  Send Email to minitauk85     
As do I! She went for a fair price, to someone who seems to appreciate Whalers! I have mixed emotions of course, whoever said that the two happiest days in a boat owners life are 1) the day he buys his boat, and 2) the day he sells his boat, never owned a Whaler!-k

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