Reprints from October, 1959 issue of OUTBOARD PROGRESS magazine
THE 1960 MOTORS
- The first of Oliver's English-made outboard motors
will be available in November. Four models will be available at that time - a 6- and
a 16-h.p. manual, a 16- and a 36-h.p. electric. Additional motors are being
developed, the company said, and will be announced when they are ready for distribution.
- The motors will be restyled and finished in Beach
White and Turquoise, with new paints developed by English engineers. Features of the
line include Dura-Drive lower units, automotive-type poppet valves, low-tension
magneto-alternator ignition system, tilt-angle adjustment devices, cushioned-hub props,
key-switch starting, tilt-up and carrying handles, fiberglass shrouds and nylon bearings
on external throttle controls.
Plenty of room and very little draft
is a catamaran fiberglass boat, 14 feet in length and with the same 68 inch beam from bow
to stern. Produced by Canton Manufacturing Company of Canton, Mo. Powered by
twin Oliver Olympus 35's.