A boat that will attract attention this summer is one of the several duplicates now under construction by the Liggett Boat Company of Wyandotte, Michigan. The first one will be delivered to J.B. Farr President of Kermath Manufacturing Company and a 2nd to Commodore Alex J McLeod of Algonac, Michigan. The new craft, which were designed by Hacker and for Ferrman are 40 feet long, and 9’ 6 inches beam. They are of the raised deck type, V bottom model, and have a number of interesting features.
As the plans show, the deck has forward has considerable crown, giving good head room low, and in the extreme bow is worked a cockpit with a seat across the after end. With a seat across the asked and. The bridge deck is protected by glass and mahogany windshield with a light standing top. A trunk gives headroom, light and air to the after cabin. Below decks, forward, is a good size cabin with upper and lower bunks on each side. A medium duty Kermit is installed under the bridge deck. 20 x 60 “Jasco” gasoline tank on the starboard side and storage batteries on the port side.
From the bridge the companionway leads to the aft cabin which has standing births on each side and a spacious toilet room with a locker large locker toward the port and a smaller locker to the starboard. In the Lazaret are fitted two 30 by 36 freshwater tanks.
Another Standardized Cruiser
A.G. Liggett & Company have designed and are building at this time 5 of the 40 footers illustrated above and powered with a 65 hp Kermath engine as standard equipment. This design is similar to the 40 footer produced last year by this concern, with the exceptions that there are few changes making the craft more graceful with out in any way detracting from its practical.
The flare at the bow has been accentuated giving slightly more deck space forward and the crown of the deck has been lowered giving better footing.
The cabin interiors are finished in mahogany, relieved by enamel. The galley is large and well ventilated and the engine room is one of the important features, for it is been built with the truth in mine that any engine, no matter how excellent, must have certain attention. While the motor is beneath the bridge there is an easy access through two large hatches in the bridge decking .
During the past 2 seasons these boats have been extremely popular with certain of the yachting element on the Great Lakes who demand a comfortable boat with plenty of room and yet able to go in, when and where they desire.
Liggett Cruisers are Built in Two Sizes
Both the Liggett 40 foot cruiser and the new 52 foot cruiser are boats which will catch any Yachtsman’s eye and hold it. These boats not only represent the pinnacle of achievement in beautiful lines and graceful riding ability but they are well the embodiment of sound design that cannot be duplicated for accuracy coupled with the brand of workmanship and downright thoroughness. The 40 foot model has accommodations for 8 passengers forward and aft and a very complete galley. Powered with the Kermath 65 HP model gives a speed of 12 miles per hour. Price $10,500.
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