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Inboard with Shaft
Chevrolet 454 V8 (7.4 litres)
1 x 300 PS
Anchor, Battery, Bilge Pump, Bilge pump, Bow Thruster, Fire Extinguisher, Full Enclosure, Plotter, Shore Connection, Speed Instrument, Teak Deck, Trailer, Underwater Paint
Here’s what happened when a Lake Michigan boat builder got an idea into his head. Why not, he reasoned, fit the slender aluminium hull of a Russian Volga hydrofoil, with a wooden deck and the interior style of a classic runabout? And then hot the whole thing up with an American big block V8 engine.
We’re pleased to introduce ODDJOB, a great boat combining the best of two worlds. The hull is a restored 1964 Russian Volga hydrofoil, that’s been fitted with a new deck and a mahogany and pine interior. Under the engine cover at the aft end you find a Chevrolet Corvette 454 V8 that via a reverse gear and bevel gear powers a straight propeller shaft. A bow thruster makes manouevering of the long vessel easier when docking. The boat breathes quality and genuine craftsmanship throughout.
Despite the sizeable 300-plus horsepower engine, the boat is very fuel-efficient. The minimum water resistance translates into a fuel consumption of approximately a mere litre per nautical mile. Another quality of this type of boat is its uniquely gentle movement even through heavier seas. The sharp foils slice through the waves like a hot knife through butter.
The boat’s in mint condition. The reverse gear and bevel gear were recently completely restored, and a new electrical system as well a GPS have been installed. A custom-made boogie trailer* comes with the boat. So why settle for a Chris Craft, Bertram, Riva or any other veteran boat – when you can lay your hands on this waterborne Hot Rod?!
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