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Old 07-24-2008, 11:03 AM
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Everyday I drive down Rt. 22 in Green Brooke, New Jersey past a furniture store named Martin's furniture. Occationally I see an old school off shore racer named "Bounty Hunter" parked in front of the store. Very cool boat. Does anyone know anything about this boat?
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:38 AM
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It's a 36 Cigarette and currently being raced in OPA. You can probably see it race in Patchouge LI on Aug24 or Point Pleasant on Sept 7. It's a great rough water boat!

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Everyday I drive down Rt. 22 in Green Brooke, New Jersey past a furniture store named Martin's furniture. Occationally I see an old school off shore racer named "Bounty Hunter" parked in front of the store. Very cool boat. Does anyone know anything about this boat?
Billy Martin is one of the true icons of the sport and his" Bounty Hunter" race boats stretch back to the 60's. He raced all over the world and came out of many years of retirement to race in the new bracket classes.

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What year is she? What class does she race in? What kind of power?

hey, sorry about all the questions. I just love the classics.
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Check out www.oparacing.org for pics. I think the boat is a mid 1970's 36 with #3 speedmasters. It runs in class 4. Billy Jr races with his dad and is a member on this board.
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What year is she? What class does she race in? What kind of power?

hey, sorry about all the questions. I just love the classics.
Check out the HORBA site and take a look at some of the old race movies from that era from Big Seas.

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Here's an article about Betty Cook and her racing Billy.
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That boat is timeless, and a great competitive boat even today, i love watching that boat run next to us in ocean city....
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That boat is timeless, and a great competitive boat even today, i love watching that boat run next to us in ocean city....

Not by chance that hull 36' it is the most succesfully of the whole history of the Offshore competitions.
Stretching the original 32' to 36' Aronow reached the correct equilibrium by all the seas of the world.
Quite competitive in flat seas and unbeatable on rough seas.
The best hull Offshore ever built. My personal opinion.
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Not by chance that hull 36' it is the most succesfully of the whole history of the Offshore competitions.
Stretching the original 32' to 36' Aronow reached the correct equilibrium by all the seas of the world.
Quite competitive in flat seas and unbeatable on rough seas.
The best hull Offshore ever built. My personal opinion.
Marco
I'm with Marco on those 36 wide bodies. Lines to make you drool...
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