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24 Feet 1930 Ditchburn Neptune Triple Cockpit Runabout

24 Feet 1930 Ditchburn Neptune Triple Cockpit Runabout

$129,000 (USD)

Boat ID: 40524

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Boat Summary
$129,000 (USD)
Boat ID: 40524

Building on its legacy of grace and speed, the Ditchburn Boat Company built the Viking model based on a Bert Hawker design in the late 1920s. It had a hard chine hull and more muscular lines to appeal to a new generation of boat buyers. In 1930, Ditchburn added a shorter more agile version of the Viking, with a forward drive layout, and it became known as the Neptune model. The Neptune was a 24’ triple cockpit launch with Ditchburn’s iconic upswept foredeck - a modern design, blending elegance with performance. This boat was originally built for the Marshall family at Windermere in Muskoka and was named the “Margaretta’. It has been in the Muskokas ever since. The original engine was a 100hp straight 8 Buchanan engine. It was repowered in 1986 when the boat was completely restored by Butson Boats. It now features a water cooled 185hp V6 Crusader and can run at speeds in excess of 40mph. In addition to the new engine the restoration included a new hull, replating of all chrome hardware and new leather seats. Original features include the engraved ‘German silver’ instrument panel, a navy top and a ‘fireman’s siren’ horn. She handles well, runs smoothly at speed and has been meticulously maintained over the years.

Location:
Clayton Showroom, NY
Views:
961
Boat Details
Year:
1930
Manufacturer:
Ditchburn Neptune Triple Cockpit Runabout
Model:
Length:
24
Beam:
Engine Details
Year:
1988
Make:
Crusader 185hp
Cylinders:
6
Hours:
Low
Max Speed:
Fuel Type:
Trailer Details
Year:
No Trailer
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Other Information
Boat Cover:
No
Stereo:
No
Tonneau:
No
Spotlight:
Yes
Side Curtain:
No
Convertible Top:
No
Fume Detector:
No
Fire Extinguisher:
No
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