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02-18-2010, 05:31 AM
I know these usually go up in the Resources section, but given it's aluminum construction, I thought I'd stick it down here (near the lead keel.)


22' Calkins Bartender - Aluminum / Diesel - $16000 (Port Townsend)
Date: 2010-02-13, 2:46AM PST
Reply to: sale-rvx3x-1598838354@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

22' Bartender boat of George Calkins design, built in 1980 by Bruce Reagan at Workboats Northwest of Seattle. Hull is aluminum, one of about 12 built and written about in National Fisherman February 1981 issue. Powered by a 150 hp inline 6 cylinder Isuzu diesel, normally aspirated, no glow plugs, 2:1 Twin Disc reduction gear to a 21" diameter x 27" pitch 3 blade propeller. It makes 29 mph at 3200 rpm lightly loaded. Roughly 2000 hours on engine according to dash board hour meter. New in 2006 two at 36 gallons Tempo polyethylene fuel tanks below deck. New 8D battery. Dual Racor fuel / water separators. Plain Jane interior- open deck over fuel tanks covered with tempoary OSB, should be replaced with aluminum. On dual axle 5,500 lbs rated galvanized trailer with hydraulic brakes, for $1,000 more. Current tabs & registration.

See video of it running in Bellingham Bay September, 2006, at:


For in depth information on the Bartender Boat see following 2 web sites:

Yahoo Bartender Boat group:


National Fisherman article within Yahoo group site at:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bartenderboat/files/Articles%20from%20Magazines%20about%20Bartender%20 Boats/National%20Fisherman%20Feb%201981/

Bartender Boats:


* Location: Port Townsend

Delete as needed. I dunna care. ;)

Kevin G
02-18-2010, 09:19 AM
My former slipmate had one made of steel. "Titania"