JAVELIN Mk II ‘Taurus’ – FOR SALE

Australia’s number ‘1’ classic Old School Ski Boat

GILFLITE Javelin Mk II

Beautiful Classic in perfect condition for its age!  Nothing to spend – Well worth a look!

Taurus is an original ‘Classic Australian Ski Boat’ designed and built by David Gill – Gilflite Boats. It is a sky blue Javelin MKII ski boat with loads of features. It has a 308 V8 and custom built trailer. It has been carefully maintained and has loads of brand new features. It is reliable and stylish and in excellent condition for its age.

$17,900

Contact (Seller) Pam on 0401 481 067

Boat Description

1975 Gilflite Javelin clinker MKII Ski Boat with loads of special features including:

  • One Owner – for 45 years
  • Newly reconditioned Holden 308 V8 motor – low engine hours (just run in)
  • 4 barrel holly carby, chrome rockers and water pipes
  • Carburettor serviced and rebuilt
  • New spark plugs
  • Heavy duty timing chain
  • New water pump
  • Upgraded valve springs to suit racing cam shaft
  • Brand new custom designed and built trailer with mechanical disc brakes –  includes adjustable rollers, winch and guide poles
  • Trailer spray painted with tupac
  • Mag wheels
  • New tyres
  • New floor including bearers/stringers – bearer and floors replaced by a shipwright.
  • Air vented floor
  • Sky blue with contrasting blue upholstered interior and carpet
  • Marine upholstery replaced
  • Marine carpet replaced
  • Boat cover
  • Boat rego till Sept’24
  • Trailer rego till August ‘24

History

  • Always garaged
  • Fresh water use only.

The classic sweet sound of the Holden 308


The GILFLITE Javelin 

the following information is supplied from original spec sheets & advertising  –  circa 1970’s

5 METRE GILFLITE ‘JAVELIN’

Australia’s newest and most advanced inboard ski boat (released: 1970)

FOR STYLING & PERFORMANCE INCORPORATING PROVEN DESIGN FEATURES DEVELOPED FROM A BACKGROUND OF RACING SUCCESSES UNSURPASSED BY ANY OTHER BOAT BUILDER IN THIS COUNTRY.

With a Hull designed by David Gill, widely acknowledged as Australia’s foremost authority on high speed clinker design and an instantly appealing deck and cockpit from today’s most forward looking stylists, GILFLITE Boats now offer their 5 metre ‘Javelin’ for unmatched prestige, proven performance, superior handling and comfort that make it the ideal boat for family fun or competition racing, or for the enthusiast who likes to bare foot or fly a kite.

JAVELIN MK II

JAVELIN Mk II – Length: 5.3m Beam 2m. Bred from an unequaled background of race-winning and high performance hulls the GILFLITE JAVELIN Mk II offers all that could be desired in a distinctively styled, safe & superior handling ski boat. Thoroughly tested on the tough proving ground of the race circuit. (The Mk II released: circa 1973).