2013 Replica of a 1928 Hacker Design Gentleman’s Racer

2013 Replica of a 1928 Hacker Design Gentleman’s Racer

Boat Summary:

  • Built in 2013,the boat is a 1928 design Hacker, Gentleman’s Runabout 16′. The hull is cold molded double planked sides and triple planked bottom, with ribbon stripe Sapele deck.  Power is a completely restored 215 cu. in. Buick V8 (Gray Marine) all aluminum engine with a closed cooling system. Only 15 engine hours.  Power is transferred via a 1:1 ratio C-71 Borg Warner Velvet Drive transmission, 1 inch monel stainless shaft and 3 blade 12 x 15 Nibral propeller.  The boat runs nice and is capable of 40+mph. The boat comes with a custom fit mooring cover and galvanized trailer, road worthy and ready to go!

Boat Information: 

  • Manufacturer:  Hacker/Owner
  • Model: Gentleman’s Racer
  • Year: 2013
  • Length: 16′ 
  • Hull Number:  NH2918140513
  • Hull Material:  Wood
  • Upholstery Color:  Red 
  • Last in Water:  June 2016
  • Years Owned: 3

Engine Details: 

  • Manufacturer:  Buick/Gray Marine
  • Model: Aluminum V8
  • Horsepower:  130
  • Year: Rebuilt/reconditioned 2012
  • Cylinders: 8
  • Engine Hours: 10+or-
  • Fuel Type:  Gas 
  • Max Speed: 45mph
  • Voltage: 12
  • Mechanical Condition: Bristol, excellent 
  • Comments from the Owner:  215 cu.in. aluminum V8 engine, totally machine reconditioned by K&E of Rochester.  New starter, alternator, wires, reconditioned carberator, and a closed cooling system.  Marine conversion by Gray Marine.  Velvet drive transmission, runs smooth.  

Trailer Details: 

  • Manufacturer:  Unknown 
  • Axles: Yes
  • Brakes: No
  • Trailer Roadworthy: Yes
  • Comments from the Owner: Galvanized 

Additional Equipment: 

  • Boat Cover: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Bilge Pump: Yes
  • Blower: Yes 

Price Guide: 


  • Boat Registration: Yes
  • Trailer Registration: Yes