Javelin Gilflite

circa 1971 – GILFLITE Javelin Mk I – outside the original GILFLITE factory in Vinter Avenue, Croydon Vic.
The following excerpt from original spec sheet circa 1971…
Australia’s newest and most advanced inboard ski boat!
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 todays 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.
Specs: Javelin Mk I
Released 1970
Length: 16′.8″ (5 metres)
Beam: 6’4″ (1.9 metres)
Fuel Capacity 15 Gallons
Rear Engine & Centre Mount