A 1920s John Hacker Design
John Hacker was a well-known designer of runabouts during the first half of the 1900’s. His designs were notable, not only for their speed but for their beauty. Flicker was designed by him as a fast racing runabout, living up to the tradition of both speed and beauty. However, the construction of Flicker is far different than Hacker had ever envisioned. Van Dam’s modern building techniques assure a boat that is light, yet much stronger and more rigid than could have been built in Hacker’s day.