Boat that inspired "Jaws" to go on the auction block

Wednesday, 10 December 2008
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The Cricket II. Photo Credit: Kyril BromleyAre you an entrepreneur who is looking to start up a guiding business that involves mothership tours? If so, I have the boat for YOU!

Get yourself online at David R. Maltz and Company Auctioneers on January 14th through February 4th and you could be the highest bidder on the Cricket II. The boat and Capt. Mundus is said to have been the inspiration for the Peter Benchley's novel, "Jaws".

In 1986, Capt. Frank Mundus and angler Donnie Braddick along with two other men caught a 3,400-pound great white shark, the largest fish ever caught on rod-and-reel.

So, get out there and get yourself a piece of history! Bidding starts at $25,000.

If you win it, just be careful, sharks might recognise the boat and attack you out of spite.

More info: 27east.com
Photo Credit: Kyril Bromley


David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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