National Geographic : 1959 Oct
Bigger than ever NEW OWENS . . . in everything but price! AGSH / FAMILY CRUISER 24/ feet (not 22 or 23) of big-yacht styling and performance ... with luxurious five-sleeper cabin, 70 sq. ft. flush cockpit She's the first family-size Family Cruiser . .. with more space for more fun for more people than this class of boat ever carried before! Big in seakindly performance . . with Owens' smooth-riding, non-pounding HRV hull, de signed for maximum strength and speed, safest handling in rough water. Big in dependability . .. with 185 h.p. Flagship Marine V-8 engine, cast iron where it counts for long life on salt water, using always-available regular gas. Big in roominess . . . for sleeping, cooking, dining, dressing, sport in the sun. Big in the pride and pleasure every Flagship skipper knows! Only Owens could design her ... build her ... make her yours for as little as $98 a month! 495 equipped, F.O .B . Balto. 2-sleeper Vacationer and Lapstrake models from $4495. See your Owens dealer for lowdelivered prices inyour area! O Over 6 ft headroom in bright, airy cabin... deck hatch above all-weather companionway door. SFormica-topped dinette table with vinyl-upholstered seats... converts to double bunk over 6 ft. long. © Permanent bow bunks, with removable center . . accommodate 3 comfortably on all-foam mattresses. Completegalley, includingicebox with exclusivedouble stainless steel doors. A Enclosed full-height lavatory with large mirror . . adjacent hanging clothes locker. SNoenginebox inspaciouscockpit, flush floorwithmetal framed hatches for easy access to engine and bilge. O Starboard steering for best control and safety ... hydraulic engine controls . . . complete instrument panel... helmsman's seat. O Real walkaround deck with toe rails... mahogany finished foredeck with all-metal. Navy-type hatch. 0 Yacht-type cockpit railings, mahogany and chrome .. extra-strong, extra-safe. .. inches higher than recommended minimum for this class Exclusive metal-framed, opening windshields on both flying bridge and cabin ... won't warp, leak, weaken or corrode. Q International rule running lights... and horn... and screens ... all Coast Guard regulation equipment ex cept life preservers. FLAG SH IFS Owens Yacht Co., Inc., Baltimore 22, Md.... builders of 40 models of Yachts, Flagships, Sea Skiffs, Fiberglas Outboards. . . and Flagship Marine Engines.