Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The elusive Sea Lark

The invention of fiberglass made for some really cool shit. From the Corvette, to the Manx dunebuggy. But where it really made it's mark was pleasure boating. Some boat designers saw the sky as the limit, and some of the designs from the 50's and 60's are insane. Probably the coolest is the Evinrude commissioned, Cadillac Sea Lark. Cadillac boats could get away using the Cadillac name because they were located in Cadillac Michigan and they seemed to do their best to capitalize on it. Finding an image of a Sea Lark is not easy. The only one on the web is an un-restored 58. With only five produced,the Lark is super rare, and the holy grail of fiberglass. Here's a link:

Wednesday, September 9, 2009