Stubby VI

1948

G-68 Stubby VI (USA)

Owner - Ed Davis (Keansburg, New Jersey)
Designer Ed Davis
Builder - Joe Clayton
Length - 28 ft 8 in
Beam - 8 ft
Weight - 4,000
Hull - step hydro
Colours - Black with Orange deck, Red cowl with Yellow flames
Power - V12 cyl. Allison Model F
Driver Jim Davis

DNS National Sweepstakes (Red Bank, NJ)

Attended, but did not start the 1948 National Sweepstakes, Red Bank NJ.

Stubby VI
Stubby VI

1949

Hull - Boat broke in half on test run; rebuilt with engine, reversed

Stubby VI wrecked
 

1950

DNS National Sweepstakes (Red Bank, NJ)

Attended, but did not start the 1950 National Sweepstakes, Red Bank NJ.

   

Rebuilt as a personal craft.

Stubby VI   [Note: The photo at left has been represented as Stubby VI. Note the considerable difference in the placing of the cockpit compared to the photos above.  --LF]

Fred Farley describes this boat as "a scaled-up version of a Jersey Speed Skiff".

The top four photos appear through the kind courtesy of Richard Sass.


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