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Old 10-20-2002, 07:06 PM
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Shane and I Think alot alike, ( WE LOVE SKATERS ) The 18' started in the 70's and made it into the 80's. I believe it was competing with cougars little cats. but like skater18 said not one of their more famous boats. I think Shane said his old 21 is for sale. What a great boat. Good Luck, Craig
 
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Old 10-20-2002, 08:38 PM
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here is an old ad for the skater 18
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Old 10-21-2002, 03:02 PM
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The original 18's were built in Quebec before Skater moved to Michigan. You still see 18's running around on the lakes north of Montreal.
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Old 10-21-2002, 10:05 PM
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Nice pic C12, my 18 only does 75mph. What do I need to do to get it up to 90 mph. My transom is a little loose. Ed I have a '79 skater 18 . I'll try to get some pics for you .
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Old 10-22-2002, 07:41 PM
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Here are some links to pictures of my 100+MPH 18' Skater. Ignore the 24 triple, and the 24 twin. It is for sale and is one of the best examples of the late 70s Skaters you'll find.

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It can handle water that'll slow a 25 check, and it seats 6!
If you know of someone who wants a turbo 2.0L on a 79 18' Skater that will run over 100 MPH (on pump gas), send me an E-Mail.

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Old 10-22-2002, 08:22 PM
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Didn't the 18 "S" model have a true tunnel, without the center pod?

I grew up riding in an 18. It was a great little boat, especially for cruising in small lakes all day long at 80 mph with 4 people. The flip down back seats always made for an interesting ride though when the water got a little rough. Made for a nice ski boat too--I think my uncle got up to about 60-65. Just a little crazy.
 
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Old 10-23-2002, 11:32 PM
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Todd, nice pixs. The 18 looks great. How does the boat stay flat at 100mph. Write me an E-mail. Thanks, Bill
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Old 04-29-2008, 11:43 AM
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I have a 1979 Skater 18 for sale if anyone is interested. The hull has a new transom (Solid!) and custom interior. 1991 Johnson GT 200. Runs 70 mph. (807) 468-1167. Kenora, ON, Canada.
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Old 05-04-2008, 12:27 AM
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The new owner of this one has it for sale now. Its on Craigslist
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I have a skater 18, anyone want to buy it?
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