The Checkmate Starflite was a staple in the Ohio based boat builders lineup for a long time, and is a beautiful classic outboard sport boat. Featuring black gelcoat with white and red stripes in the gelcoat. Checkmate is known for high quality gelcoat work, and this boat appears to have an incredible shine still, with no signs of significant fading or wear. Owner reports the boat to be in excellent condition, and is in full turnkey operation. And he invested over $15,000 in it during ownership. See the video below for a close look at the boat.
Two bucket seats, and a rear bench make this 5 passenger a true family sport boat. Upholstery in this Checkmate Starflite appears pristine, and is white with red feature stripes. The hull has a small step and a notched transom, and the maximum horsepower rating was 250 HP in 1991. Under the bow is a stow away.
Owner reports that the boat had the hull core redone in 2014. In addition to that, a completely new interior, along with a new fuel tank, with fuel lines. This 1991 Starflite comes with a custom built Trail-Rrite Inc.single axle trailer.
The current owner bought this boat in 2017. In 2018 a thorough re-conditioning was underwent. He color sanded and buffed the boat. New stainless hardware throughout, new gauges, and a new stereo. He fitted the Starflite with a bimini top as well.
Powering the boat is a 1991 2.5L Mercury 200 HP engine with low hours. Owner states compression test reveals 135 PSI in all 6 cylinders.
Location: Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Beam: 89 inches.
Weight 1300 (Lbs dry)
Clean title / ownership: Yes
Inspection / survey report: No