Nikko is a 15-foot Arkansas Traveler Frolic model that was introduced in 1961. She is equipped with a cloud white 1959 Kiekhaefer Mark 58AEL w/Mercury Super Thunderbolt Powerhead which is rated at 45 HP. The Mark 58AEL designates it as Electric Starting, Long Shaft with Alternator.

Owned by Glacier Lakes Chapter members Micki and Jim Reinardy of Mequon, Wisconsin, she was pulled from Micki’s dad’s garage in 2021.

Nikko was a big part of Micki’s family’s summer recreation on Lake Winnebago from 1967- 1972.

Needing some repairs, she was stored in an offsite garage and largely forgotten. With a few fiberglass patches in the hull, replacement of rotted floor boards, plus a new starter motor and magneto for the outboard, she is now a fun ride and eye-catching retro runabout for our family.

Micki and Jim look forward to spending more time on the water with her and many cosmetic projects ahead.   

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