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SlickCraft Boats 2 years 8 months ago #132063

Looking for any information regarding these boats.
I just picked up a 1958-9 SlickCraft Premier.
Somebody out there has to know about these boats?
Thanks,
John

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SlickCraft Boats 2 years 8 months ago #132075

Hi John,

Slickcraft was an S2 Yachts boat brand, the company who owns Tiara and Pursuit. Slickcraft was originally made in Michigan (S2 still has a plant in Holland, MI today where they build their house brands as well as Van Dutch boats) but the Slickcraft brand was discontinued in the late 1980's I believe.

The guy who started Slickcraft began working at a Chris Craft plant but decided to branch out on his own. He made some really nice wood boats and I like the first fiberglass ones they made as well. I don't know much about your particular model but post some pictures if you have any.

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1960 14' Speed Queen
1972 10' Tri-Cat 3
[Building] 10' Glen-L Squirt

SlickCraft Boats 2 years 7 months ago #132609

I'm intrigued. I would love to see some photos as well.

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SlickCraft Boats 2 years 7 months ago #132633

Leon Slikkers started Slikcraft boats after he departed Chris-Craft. Started out in wood but switched to fiberglass after a short period of time. Holland, Michigan was their home. Ultimately gobbled up by other companies.

Andreas

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SlickCraft Boats 2 years 7 months ago #132642

Thanks for the info, Thompson.

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