WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Stuart-based yacht brokerage is promoting off a bit of cinematic historical past.
The 1979 60-foot Striker seen within the basic golf comedy “Caddyshack” is up on the market.
United Yacht Gross sales dealer Joe Longobardi is the listing agent for the boat used within the 1980 film.
The boat might be finest remembered within the regatta scene, when Rodney Dangerfield’s character, Al Czervik, an obnoxious nouveau riche golfer whose vogue and antics rankles the uptight Bushwood Nation Membership group, raises a ruckus on the water that ends with Czervik’s vessel, named “Seafood,” dropping anchor right into a smaller boat owned by stodgy Decide Elihu Smails, portrayed by Ted Knight.
Positioned in the marketplace about three weeks in the past with an asking value of $349,900, the boat relies in Stevensville, Maryland, however Longobardi acquired the itemizing via his connection to the proprietor.
“The boat’s an icon,” Longobardi, who moved to Stuart from Maryland 4 years in the past, informed WPTV.com.
Longobardi mentioned the boat’s proprietor bought it in 2017 and has accomplished some beauty work to it, together with new upholstery and a brand new topper. He mentioned it is lately been used for sundown cruises and every day charters in and across the Chesapeake Bay.
The inside of the boat even features a life-sized cardboard cutout of Dangerfield’s character.
Longobardi mentioned the present proprietor is promoting off his boats to “do some various things and money in and get out of the day-to-day grind.” However the brand new proprietor will purchase the cutout and diverse different items of “Caddyshack” memorabilia that include it.
For Longobardi, he is fielded loads of curiosity from people desirous to name the well-known boat theirs.
“It is a piece of maritime and film historical past, so we get a kick out of it,” he mentioned.