1955 16' Century  Resorter priced at $15,995

(All information for this description was provided by the seller.)

Vintage Bros Boat Sales is very excited to offer this stunning Century Resorter for sale. A long term owner has maintained it maticulasly for over 20 years.

This award winning boat is an incredible value in today's classic boat market because it's better than new! It is water ready and runs like a sewing machine!

At Vintage Bros we are antique boat enthusiasts first and boat brokers second. We love selling boats we would love to own ourselves!


The hull on this boat is in great condition. A double layer 3M5200 no soak bottom was installed by Cadillac Boat Shop in 2006. The  almost all original hull sides gorgeous with tight plank seams and proper Century stain applied.. Three coat of varnish were applied to the hull sides in 2019 and two coats to the deck in 2018.


It's hard to believe that most of the interior is original to the boat! The lower seat cushions have been replaced and when they were they were matched perfectly. The floor has been replaced with an exact duplicate of what the boat left the factory with in 1955. The steering wheel shows in excellent original condition and the gauges are as crisp and clear as they were in 1955.


This boat is powered by it's original Gray Marine 115 hp flathead 6 cylinder. The motor starts easily and runs like a swiss clock. Its powerful and smooth and is suitable for watersports. Century boats were the preferred tow boat of the national waterskiing association in this era. This boat is powerful and maneuverable. The trailer is a period correct dual axle Moody. Its V bunks cradle the hull giving good support.


This boat is a visual time warp back to the Buddy Holly era. It is in turn-key condition and won numerous awards at boat shows over the years. No disappointments here! Please call Jim at 513 678 9379.

1955 16' Century Resorter

  • Vintage Bros Boat Sales always recommends that any prospective purchaser either inspect the boat themselves or hire a third-party inspector to examine the boat as a contingency of purchase. Once these things are completed to the buyer's satisfaction the sale becomes final. It is the buyers right  to waive all inspections. If a buyer choose to go this route they bare full responsibility for the choice made regarding the condition of the boat.

  • Vintage Bros. Boat Sales  is happy to help in any prospective purchaser coordinate shipping. However, shipping is ultimately the responsibility of the purchaser not only in coordination but in payment of the service.