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More on the 25' Lancer ( this one has twin engines )

September 28 2010 at 9:55 AM
Paul  (no login)

Response to Ahh well...................they also made a 25' Lancer ( Brochure Scans )

Well I have seen one with my own two eyes and I have heard directly from Dick Avery that the 25 is a Jim Wynne hull too. Here are some photos from Bay Harbor 2010, compliments of Bill Policastro and his father-in-law, Tom.

Here are two Jim Wynne hulls with topsides by Dick Avery, a combination that is very hard to beat in this era, or anytime. This is Herb Pocklington (left) with Bill Policastro, in front of Bill's 23' Commander GHOST RIDER, with a 25' Lancer beyond.
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Not only is it a 25' Lancer with that deep V Wynne hull, it's a twin!!
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Power is from Buick V6 motors, here is the one on the port side, freshly painted.
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At 83 years old and with two new knees, we could not keep Herb Pocklington out of the boat. Here he is with Bill aboard the 25.
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