Wooden runabouts have a very long and distinguished history here in the United States. Whether you are looking for a zippy little lake cruiser or something a little bigger you will find casting the dock lines off these boats something you look forward to.
Some of these designs were requests from customers over the years for us to loft out classic Hacker Runabouts. Although hey were originally built using seam on battens and solid planking, you should consider building your boat using cold molded methods. It makes a stronger boat, they are easier to construct and look beautiful.
This Lake runabout has been built all over the world with outstanding results. You can find a great deal of information and pictures in our launching gallery. It is a simple boat to build, taking about 100 hours to build the hull. If you are supplying all the materials yourself, it will cost you ..
25' Classic Runabout
White Cap is a John Hacker design from the mid 1940's.
The plans generated by Sandy Point Boat Works were inspired by the lines published by John Hacker. This boat is a triple cockpit 25 foot speed boat that will turn any head.
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