Trident by Boston Whaler
Boat Name Trident
Manufacturer Boston Whaler
Hull Type Board Boat
LOA 11'8"  (3.56m)
Beam 4'0"  (1.22m)
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Keel Type daggerboard
Berths
Draft Up 0"  (0m)
Draft Down 0"  (0m)
Year Start 1956
Year End 1958
Number Made
Country USA
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Shortypen ID 306
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2017-06-26 by: Tim TerrebonneBoston Whaler wiki page -- manufacturer of the Trident

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2017-06-26 by: Tim Terrebonne
Dick Fisher had a company building lightweight boat from balsa wood. In the 1950s Fisher used polyurethane foam as a replacement for the balsa pine and in 1954 he constructed a small sailing dinghy filled with the foam, which was similar to the Sunfish. He showed it to his friend, naval architect C. Raymond Hunt who recognized the potential but felt would be more suited to motorized boats instead of sailboats. Hunt convinced Fisher that the market was bigger for a motorized boat rather than...read more