Seafood, the yacht owned by Rodney Dangerfield’s character in the movie ” Caddyshack,” has a new owner.
First listed for sale for $350,000 five months ago, the boat – complete with a Bushwood Country Club pin flag – was purchased by Jay Oliver, a marketing professor from Rhode Island, according to unitedyacht.com.
Oliver’s agent, tells the publication that when his client was growing up “his family bought their first VCR and the very first movie they rented was ‘Caddyshack.’ ”
Fandom has stuck ever since.
The boat was built in 1979 and then appeared in the iconic golf movie, which was released in 1980.
In the movie, Al Czervik, played by Dangerfield, carelessly steers Seafood just short of the new sailboat of Judge Smails.
Then Czervik drops an anchor right through the hull of the small sailboat.
Over the years, Seafood has served as a day charter as well as an Airbnb rental. Oliver intends to keep the boat in the Hilton Head, South Carolina, area and will keep it available for overnight rentals.