SPIRIT - Eldredge McInnis Picnic Boat


1961 Classic Brownell/Eldredge McInnis Runabout

PRICE: $ 42,00.00

Year: 1961
LOA: 24 ft 0 in
Hull Material: Wood
Builder: Brownwell Boat Works

Total Power: 230 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Chris-Craft
Engine Model: 327 Rebuilt
Engine/Fuel Type: Gas/Petrol
Engine Power: 230 HP

SPIRIT is a bass boat turned picnic boat. She boasts an extensive list of work completed, resulting in a like new classic cruiser. Please inquire to learn more. SPIRIT is in Cataumet, MA, ready for viewing.

Winter 2018-2019 Refit:

Replaced all scratched Lexan in side windshields and all cracked glass in cabin house. All surfaces were epoxied , rebidded and gasketed as per original. Cabin house & hull have been professionally refinished by Hylan & Brown Inc. refinishing the varnished transom. Engine was removed and Hylan & Brown Inc. custom fabricated and installed new pans below the engine and made minor structural improvements to the frames in the engine compartment. Engine has received a top end rebuild by C & C Machine in Ellsworth, new exhaust manifold and risers have been installed, Edelbrock carburetor upgrade modifications, heat exchanger cleaned, pressure tested, repainted and regasketed. Starter has been overhauled and all transmission & oil lines have been replaced with custom fitted high pressure hoses. All fluids have been changed and all components have been inspected. Every effort has been made to basically cover all the bases before reinstalling back in the boat sometime in April after the ice and snow disappear.

2012-2014 Rebuild Summary:

• Completely refastened (entire hull – all 3200 screws)
• Partial stem & keel replacement
• New Garboards and misc. planks
• New cockpit sole structure and sole (glassed)
• New Marine fir plywood decks (glassed)
• New Helm station
• Completely rebuilt 327 Chris-Craft (230 HP) & Paragon Transmission
• New Edelbrock carburetor
• New Mallory Solid State distributor
• New High Output GM Alternator
• New shaft & cutlass bearing
• New steering system & Morse controls
• All new SW instrumentation
• New fuel system w/ Monel tanks
• Completely rewired throughout
• Cabin Denmark cabin light
• Bimini w/ new side windows
• Completely refinished to high standards.
• Hull #5 from Brownell Boat Works in Mattapoisett.
• Over $75K invested

Please contact Tyler Fields at Ballentine's Boat Shop via Email for more information about this listing or to schedule an appointment for viewing. Or call Tyler at 508-563-2800

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Photo credits: Tyler Fields.

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