Old Sled Zone: 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master

Lorne’s Vintage Sleds displays a bevy of snowmobiles in Lloydminster, Alberta

by Kyle Born

(L to R) Lorne Larson and Valdy Stephonson, president of America Vintage Snowmobile Association, pose with a 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master, which got kiboshed because the public didn’t like the name.
(L to R) Lorne Larson and Valdy Stephonson, president of America Vintage Snowmobile Association, pose with a 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master, which got kiboshed because the public didn’t like the name. Photo courtesy Lorne Larson

When it comes to old sleds, Lorne Larson’s snowmobile collection is unparalleled. He keeps his iconic rides on display at Lorne’s Vintage Sleds, his snowmobile museum in Lloydminster, Alberta.

Read an in depth article about Lorne’s Vintage Sleds to get a full grasp of how extensive Laron’s collection of snowmobiles truly is.

Today’s article highlights Larson’s 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master. Due to the public’s dislike of the name Sail Master, Evinrude eventually cancelled this particular line of snowmobiles.

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