Murray Skipper Pedal Boat



  aw item number:  1995.001
  manufacturer:  Murray Ohio Manufacturing Company, Cleveland, Ohio
  model number:  8-961 (Skipper)
  series:  Skipper (2 of 3)

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size:  42"L x 19"H x18"W
composition:  Sheet metal, plastic & rubber   color:  White, light blue, yellow, red & chrome

date manufactured:  1966-1968

  weight:  27 lbs.
acquisition date:  12/28/1995


status:  Collection

description:  A non floating boat pedal car with three wheels, flag mast, bow rail and a red triangular body stripe which reads: Skipper. The toy outboard motor is DC operated with two (2) D-cell batteries and turns a miniature plastic propeller.

information:  Murray produced three (3) models of this popular pedal powered boat from 1966 through 1968. The Dolphin Gulf Stream; economy model, the Skipper Run-A-Bout; mid grade and the Jolly Roger; flagship, the top of the line model with an outboard motor, windshield and an operating bow light.