ANNOUNCE A TAILOR-MADE FINANCING PROGRAM, Missed an Issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week? He passed away in 2005 in Vancouver BC. 1983 17' Hourston Glascraft boat in good shape. Davidson experimented early with the new technology of fibreglass in boat construction, and Hourston taught himself the art of building hulls with this material. West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Login / Register. For Sale. Hourston used his own extensive experience using boats to create the designs. The whole family was involved at one time or another. This is 140 now not a 120, It is a complete rebuilt just broke in, maybe 60 hr. If you're looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada News Week, Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our. been on the water every year. Floater (II)) indicates more than one vessel in the database with the same name. Fresh water cooled 350-300hp with 290 Volvo duo-prop leg, stainless pitched to 6.5, Yamaha 9.9 high thrust with 3 station steering, Lowrance HDS-8, ICOM VHF, stand up head, propane cooktop, sink, buss heat, 3 compasses, two Scotty electric downriggers and a tandem axle trailer with electric brakes. FACING THE LEGACY: LIFECYCLE SOLUTIONS FOR FIBERGLASS BOATS, MARITIME MUSEUM OF BC MOVES FORWARD WITH NEXT PHASE OF THE PACIFIC MARITIME CENTRE, NEW NAME: COALITION TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES SHORELINES, PLASTIC POLLUTION IN THE GREAT LAKES REACHES ALARMING LEVELS, TCF’S INVENTORY FINANCE GROUP AND UNITED MARINE MANUFACTURER'S ASSOCIATION, INC. If you're looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada News Week Archives. Host Office/ West Vancouver. Visit the Hourston Glascraft plant in North Vancouver and talk to Bill Hourston himself (as I discovered, Bill is a very approachable/likeable person with a lot of knowledge of the boating industry). FURUNO USA MOURNS THE PASSING OF JEFF SHIELD - ... PETER HART ANNOUNCED AS GENERAL MANAGER OF ... NAVICO STRENGTHENS CUSTOMER FOCUS WITH RECENT ... ABYC PROMOTES CASEY BATES TO CERTIFICATION MANAGER, SAILFISH BOATS NAMES ROB PARMENTIER AS NEW CEO. Wednesday, August 24, 2005. 90 HP 4 stroke EFI outboard (2005). 1,050 mostly trolling hours. Any of you boat savvy guys know of others to keep an eye out for? 17' Hourston with 150 hp Mercury XR4 on aluminum pod. ***SOLD*** This Hourston has been used in fresh water until 2016. Thursday, September 01, 2005. Don't let her age fool you, this boat is in great condition and provides a smooth ride. It has a 135hp, 2 stroke Evinrude as the main motor and 2 stroke 8hp evinrude kicker. 17' Hourston Glascraft Excellent condition Yamaha Outboard 55hp 2 stroke outboard - Less then 8 hours on motor. Databases have been updated and are now holding 64,800 vessel histories (with 7,138 images) and 58,387 mariner biographies (with 3,895 images). He was an avid hockey player and played for the Army. And there is a big reason for this. It has an original 1973 115HP Evinrude on it (with tilt and trim which is not functional but all the pieces seem to be there). Hourston Glascraft 17' (Vancouver Island) $6,300. Contact Us: 8005482510; Log In. It produces a very soft ride in the most inhospitable sea conditions. View Images. Hourston exhibited in boat shows but relied mostly on the word of mouth recommendations from previous customers to generate orders. 50 H.P. View pictures, specs, and pricing & schedule a test drive today. Video. Professionally maintained engine gets to the fishing grounds in a hurry. $82,482 Seller Thunderbird Yacht Sales 37. It has only been on the coast for the last two years. He kept all of his designs in production as they were so popular that they never went out of fashion. Or simply come down to the Sea Air Terminal in Nanaimo during the month of May, or to the Public Docks in Ucluelet during the months of June-August and check out my boat. As his name and product became better known he moved into a rented shop at Lonsdale in north Vancouver. View Specs. Made in BC for British Columbia waters, Charles Hourston began this company in his garage in the 50′s building his first, and perhaps the first fiberglass boat in BC, an 8ft runabout. Announced Aug 2019. Rest Fresh . houston, tx > buy & sell > boats for sale in houston, tx > 1987 seasquirt 17 - $1500 (manvel texas) 1987 seasquirt 17 - $1500 (manvel texas) view larger image. This boat spent the majority of its life in fresh water on Okanagan Lake. Ample galley space, a sink, double door refrigerator, microwave and even a cooktop makes cooking its own rewarding adventure. Hi all. From $158.00 From $158.00 4.2 4.2 (46) On Sale. This vessel has a very deep vee hull 23 degrees. Mercury outboard... British Columbia Koksilah Boats, Yachts and Parts More info. Super reliable commuter or fishing boat. All Classifieds / British Columbia / Boats, Yachts and Parts / Qualicum Beach. It will do 53 mph with a 150 hp 4 stroke. 1987 17ft seasquirt with 1987 evinrude 70 hp with 1987 tilt continental trailer has a current tags, boat floats and doesn't leak. MacFarlane, John M. (2017) Vessels Built by the Hourston Glascraft Ltd. Nauticapedia.ca 2017. http://www.nauticapedia.ca/Articles/Vessel_Builders_Hourston_Glascraft.php. JLA FORUMS | Classifieds - Canada | FOR SALE - Victoria. Rob Parmentier has been named President & CEO of Sailfish Boats. She is nicely equipped and exceptionally well maintained and has a Newer 225 D4 Volvo Diesel Engine and Leg w/ Duo Propeller. Depth sounder It is on a Highliner trailer with new tires, hubs, and bearings last season I haven't fished out of it but use it for cruising the local islands. 07-21-2013, 12:31 PM. Tags: None. 1999. Check out ⭐ the new Chrysler Voyager ⭐ test drive review: price details, trims, and specs overview, interior features, exterior design, MPG and mileage capacity, dimensions. Sold. The company at its height of activity required two full shifts of workers to produce the boats. Services. The previous Omen 17 generation was somehow decent but not good enough to go against the competition in most aspects. If you have pictures of missing vessels that you have taken and would be willing to contribute to the database to make it more complete all our users would be very grateful. 3.83 ft / 1.17 m Sailboat Links. $24,000 CAD. I need to install an 8" inspection hatch in the deck as I believe there is some water in the hull. Approx $40,000 was spent on the Re Power which was professionally completed at the Volvo Dealer.CRUISE AT 30 MPH AND ONLY BURN four GPHREPLACEMENT COST OVER 175,000.00 Notable Equipment: D4-225 Volvo Diesel Engine w/ Leg … Check Price. Hewescraft), Campion Explorer condition: good to excellent size / dimensions: 17-21 ft In search of a good family friendly, trailerable, ... December 12, 2020 Outside Victoria Wanted. Sun Dec 06 2020 6:09 pm Advertisements. Well equipped it has a GPS, VHF radio, docking lights, Scotty downrigger mounts, a storage seat bolster, tonneau cover and camper top. 1986/2018 HOURSTON GLASCRAFT 17 Re-powered with 2018 Mercury 115hp 4-Stroke. Professionally maintained engine gets to the fishing grounds in a hurry. That company started production in 1950 and is still going strong (see Py, May 2004). For sale: 17.5 Hourston Glascraft $8900. New plugs, zincs. Compare size, weight and detailed tech specifications for similar Forklift from top manufacturers Fresh water cooled 350-300hp with 290 Volvo duo-prop leg, stainless pitched to 6.5, Yamaha 9.9 high thrust with 3 station steering, Lowrance HDS-8, ICOM VHF, stand up head, propane cooktop, sink, buss heat, 3 compasses, two Scotty electric downriggers and a tandem axle trailer with electric brakes. Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade / Wanted Forum' started by VanIsle10, Mar 18, 2018. LOA/ 18.2. GPS, fish finder, 2 way radio. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments. Anywhere from a big 18 footer to a smaller 24 footer. Hourston Glascraft Sportfisher . Never moored, … Charles ‘Chuck’ Hourston was born in Vancouver, BC in 1923. 17.5 foot hourston glascraft in turn key condition. We have a 26' Hourston Glascraft. You can also compare prices, trim specifications, options, reviews, scores and recall history of 2004 Hourston Glascraft sedan hardtop with similar vehicles. 50 H.P. … Rebuilt aq260 easily cruises 3800rpm at 34-36 mph, 200 litre fuel tank is mounted centreline/aft comes with sounder, gps,vhf, penn down riggers and rod holders as well as 8hp high thrust Honda 4 stroke with power trim. Interior. Hourston Glascraft Sportfisher . Interested in this boat? CATALINA YACHTS ANNOUNCES LOSS OF CEO FRANK W. ... CARLING TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES THE PASSING OF ... GROUPE BENETEAU AMERICAS EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS. Moorage/ yes. Hourston Glascraft Double Eagle Zeta I see lots of Sangsters out there but unsure of the Post '72 quality. Super Clean Commuter or Fishing Boat. It is still afloat and owned by a family member. For their length, these boats are perhaps the most stable, safe, and easiest to fish from boats in the industry. Previous slide Next slide. It SEEMS ok but I am positive it needs a rebuilt from the glass haul and up. This boat spent the majority of its life in fresh water on Okanagan Lake. About The Boat: - cruises at 25 to 30 mph. After the War, in 1948, he worked for Hamish Davidson (Davidson Manufacturing Ltd.) building Sabot sailboats. View updated Nissan Forklift specs. Actually, in 2005, Charles Hourston was inducted into the NNMA Boating Hall of Fame for his extraordinary contribution to recreational boating. He never considered himself to have been retired, such was his passion for the company. Built on a very deep modified V hull this boat has a great ride in the chop. Hourston boat for sale. Super Clean Commuter or Fishing Boat. JLA FORUMS | Classifieds - Canada | FOR SALE - Victoria. Hey guys, upgraded boats so its time to let go of the old boat. She is nicely equipped and exceptionally well maintained and has a 75 HP Mercury Engine. I want a cuddy, fresh water (closed) cooling system with heater, NO OMC. Boat, Yacht or Part for sale, 17' Hourston with 150 hp Mercury XR4 on aluminum pod. 1,050 mostly trolling hours. 50 H.P. The name is pronounced as ‘Herston’. 1999. It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive ... Carling Technologies is saddened to announce that its Director of Sales for the Maretron ... Groupe Beneteau Americas has announced two important executive appointments in their powerboat ... Furuno USA is mourning the passing of Commercial Sales Representative Jeff Shield. Note to Reader: Vessel names containing Roman numerals in parentheses (e.g. This boat has been awesome to me and will continue to be awesome for the next owner. 90 HP 4 stroke EFI outboard (2005). UP TO 240HZ REFRESH RATE. 17' Hourston Glascraft Excellent condition Yamaha Outboard 55hp 2 stroke outboard - Less then 8 hours on motor.... British Columbia Qualicum Beach Boats, Yachts and Parts More info. hourston glascraft Wednesday, September 07, 2005.