A typical whaler is a specialized ship for whaling – catching/processing of whales for oil or meat. However, the International Whaling Commission’s ban on the commercial whaling in 1986 has changed the stereotype of utilizing a whaler. Amongst the many whaler boats, Boston Whalers are the most popular. Manufactured in the United States, these motorized boats are characterized by a foam-cored fiberglass hull.
Currently operated as a subsidiary of Brunswick Boat Corporation, almost all the Boston Whalers for Sale were initially manufactured in Massachusetts. The subsidiary, a division of Brunswick Corporation currently has its manufacturing facility at Edgewater, Florida. The group also owns Mercury Marine and all the Boston Whaler Boats come powered by Mercury engines.
The Boston Whalers for Sale are available for the recreational purposes but a majority of Boston Whalers have been purchased by the coast guard and naval units. With a large number of websites and stores available, Boston Whalers for Sale are easily available and they are generally used for all kinds of recreational, and water sport activities like water skiing, and sport fishing. Sometimes the Boston Whaler Boats for Sale are also used as a runabout, or a tender on larger yachts.
The Boston Whalers have first seen the world in the year 1954 when Richard T. “Dick” Fisher and C. Raymond Hunt created a 13 foot whaler. The Boston Whales for sale are very well known in the market for their quality, reliability, and durability. Another unique thing about Boston Whalers is that they are known to be unsinkable in nature irrespective of the damage caused lest the engine is working.
It is said that any of the Boston Whaler Boats for sale, even if cut into two has been so perfectly designed that the half with the engine can be used to reach the shore safely. The official website states that the founder Richard Fisher has subjected the boats to intensive tests that would break them apart but still were unsinkable. A lot of fan base has developed for the products of Boston Whalers.
There are several variations of the Boston Whaler Boats for sale: Super Sport, Montauk, Dauntless, Outrage, and Conquest. A few of the Boston Whalers have also won numerous prizes like Excellence in Design Award (Boston Whaler 150), Boating Magazine’s Best Boat of 2010 (Boston Whaler 320) and more. Recently the company has also announced for the Unsinkable App for the iPhone and iPad.