Help!! What is this mini-boat? Addictor?

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by jasles1, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. jasles1
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    jasles1 New Member

    It wound up in Tampa, Florida. Any idea as to the history or the value? Seems like it was produced after Addictor went out of business? Thanks!
     

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  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Welcome to the forum.

    It may very well have been built after Addictor went out of business. It's very common to sell the molds after a company goes belly up, so this may be just that, though it would also have a HIN, if produced by a reputable builder. The HIN prefix would show the manufacture, if none is seen, you have a ******* and might have some difficulty getting her registered and titled again. Most of the time, if the previous "FL" number comes up clean, you can just apply for a new title and registration, after a few hoops are jumped through in our state. Personally I don't see much to redeem on this little puppy, but to each their own I guess.
     
  3. Ike
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    Ike Senior Member

    That may be one of the old Disney boats. Back in the 80's Disney had a whole fleet of little boats just like that one. I was visiting Underwriters Laboratories when they were testing some of them. I don't recall who made them but it could have been Addictor.
     

  4. messabout
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    messabout Senior Member

    Way back in time, Cypress Gardens (WInter Haven Florida tourist attraction) had a whole fleet of boats of that general type. That could possibly be one of them.
     
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