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1976 Custom Built Aluminum Motor Yacht /Designed by Phil Bolger

$145,000 CAD

  • $145,000 CAD
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  • 1976
  • Custom Built Aluminum Motor Yacht
  • /Designed by Phil Bolger
  • other, Ontario, CA
  • Power
  • 55ft / 16.76 m
  • Caterpillar
  • 3306b
  • Diesel
  • Aluminum
  • 2014-05-14
  • 2015-07-17
  • 1496132

1976 55' x 15' x 3.5' Custom Built Aluminum Motor Yacht

Built in 1976 and continually updated

"This is a go anywhere, blue water vessel"

Designed by famed naval architect Phil Bolger

Built by Cliff Richardson Boat Ltd, Midland, Ontario

Gross tonnage: 33.01 tons

(2) 335 hp CAT 3306B  engines (1995)

Twin Disc transmissions

Cruising speed: 11 knots

Maximum speed: 15 knots

Bow and stern thrusters

Fuel capacity: 1.000 US gals

Fresh water capacity: 500 gals

Black water capacity: 100 gal

Gray water capacity: 50 gal

Navigation Equipment----Si-tex Nav-Aid 8000, Danforth Compass, Data Marine digital depth sounder, Impulse 8000 Fish Finder, Koden Radar, Robertson AP100DL Auto Pilot, Uniden MC900 VHF Marine Radio, Standard Horizon VHF Marine Radio, Seaport M30 Hailer, Single Air Horn, Dual Electric Horn, Standard navigation and anchor lights, Northstar GPS 961 X, high intensity search light dual windshield wipers

Three air conditioned double cabins

Two heads with showers

Fully equipped galley

Located in Ontario, Canada

Price: $145,000 CDN

The following is a description of this fine motor yacht provided by the owners:


"This is a true blue water vessel with a huge flared bow and a fine sharp stem cutwater that provides a smooth transition to a flat outrun aft that gives a stable platform in a seaway or at anchor with the following amenities.




Engines----two 1995 335 h.p. Caterpillar turbo charged, aftercooled   under 2000 hours

Generator---7 1/2 K.W. Onan

Transmissions-----Twin Disc straight drive     shaft size 2 inch stainless steel

Propellers---- Two  ss counter rotating 28X27 (two spare props) rudders---Aluminum blades on 2 inch stainless shafts.  

Steering ---Hydraulic   bow and stern thrusters.  Tankage---Fuel 1000 U.S. gals, fresh water 500 gal, black water 100 gal, gray water 60 gal


Navigation Equipment----Si-tex Nav-Aid 8000, Danforth Compass, Data Marine digital depth sounder, Impulse 8000 Fish Finder, Koden Radar, Robertson AP100DL Auto Pilot, Uniden MC900 VHF Marine Radio, Standard Horizon VHF Marine Radio, Seaport M30 Hailer, Single Air Horn, Dual Electric Horn, Standard navigation and anchor lights, Northstar GPS 961 X, high intensity search light dual windshield wipers


Steering Console---All gauges are VDO,  Rudder Indicator, Volts, Temperature, Oil Pressure, Transmissions oil pressure ,fuel, Sumlog, tachometer, engine synchronizers low oil pressure and high heat alarms, bilge pump alarms, back up camera screen, battery boost switch. Kobalt shift and throttle control, captains helm seat, bow and stern thruster control, anchor winch control, 12 volt and 110volt sub panel with breakers


Ground Tackle---  Fore deck Fortress Anchor with 200 feet 3/8 chain, 66 lb. Bruce anchor with 300 feet of rope, Muir windless  operated by deck foot switch or from helm,  large Danforth anchor stowed in aft deck lazarette compartment with 200 feet of rope


Forward Deck---Surrounded by 1 inch stainless railing, mooring bollards port and starboard, wash down pump, Muir Windless, full size Man Hatch to chain locker


Aft Deck (cockpit)---Built in barbeque and sink, wash down pump, stairs to upper deck, boarding steps, back  up cameras, thru-flo grated flooring, large hatch to lazarette, swim platform gate and hydraulic swim platform controls, shore power hook up, fresh water hookup, and fuel fill.


Electric over hydraulic swim platform that carries a 14 foot hard bottom inflatable (boat and motor not included)


Upper Deck----Huge open space deck that is surrounded by a stout stainless steel railing,  4'x5' storage box for lines, fishing gear, chairs, fenders, etc.

Electric over hydraulic davit for lifting a PWC, canoes, kayak or other toys for stowage on the aft deck.


Wheelhouse---Can be entered from the aft deck or main salon, huge seating area for 12 to 14 people, L shaped seating with storage underneath, Sylvania Beer Fridge, ships-wheel coffee table, mahogany storage chest of drawers, teak tool box with cushion, teak sole, barometer and clock, large storage and drawers  port and starboard under the instrument console. Great all round view with sliding and screened windows and door.


Lazarette----Full cockpit size with water tight bulkhead, bilge pump, wash-down  pump, generator, davit hydraulic controls, swim platform controls, steering gear, isolation transformer, fresh water tank, stern thruster motor, anchor and spare lines stowage, 1500 watt inverter, custom built storage chest.


Main Salon---Port side L shaped dinette seating with storage underneath, large extendable table that can seat ten, four dining chairs, mahogany stairs leading to wheelhouse, carpeted sole, large storage credenza for table settings with serving bar on top and liquor dispenser, starboard full size ultra suede setee that pulls out into double bed, light and airy with sliding windows and screens.  Aft portside has a very comprehensive custom built AC/DC electric panel with breakers, and Amp and Voltage meters fed from the isolation transformer in the lazarette. All window coverings are louvered Mini Blinds, salon is completely air conditioned.


Galley----Large L shaped mahogany cupboards recently Installed, with ample storage and counter space seldom found on a vessel of this size which makes cooking and food preparation a breeze. Built in full height food pantry, linen closet, domestic refrigerator freezer, custom-built stainless steel Nova Kool Fridge, deep chest freezer clad in mahogany, micro wave, counter top stove and sink.


She  has three air conditioned  double cabins to accommodate six people comfortably, two heads port and starboard with vanities, walk in showers ,  electric vacuum Mansfield toilets.


From the starboard cabin is a full size man hatch to a storage space with watertight bulkhead containing the fore deck wash down pump, the gray water tank, bilge pump and custom built storage chest.


From hallway there is a man size hatch leading to another water tight storage area which contains, hot water tank, four marine air reverse cycle air conditioning units, black water storage tank, toilet vacuum pumps, fresh water pressure pump, fresh water filters, air compressor, winterizing flip flop valves custom built storage chest.


Engine Room---Full Hatch opening in salon, two heavy duty 8D starting batteries, Six 6 Volt deep cycle house batteries,  one 70 amp and one 15 amp battery charger, battery switches, heavy duty high output alternators on engines, two hotsy engine circulating units (for keeping engines warm at all times) two 500 gal aluminum diesel tanks, Racor fuel and water separators and filters, engine sea strainers, custom built heavy duty oil change system, high and low water bilge pumps, small storage box


Entertainment----- JVC AM/FM CD/DVD player, Multisync MT 810 TV Projector with surround sound, Kenwood AM/FM CD player, JBL Amplifiers and Subwoofer, Memorex TV/VCR, Magnasonic DVD, upgraded stereo system with JBL and POLK AUDIO speakers throughout the vessel.


Safety Equipment---- Life jackets, five fire extinguishers, life ring with heaving line, flare gun, first aid kits


Summary: She is not your typical run of the mill cookie cutter vessel. She features the best choice of mechanical propulsion systems (to provide extreme fuel efficiency) and fine quality components and materials have been utilized with periodic upgrades and maintenance in mind.  All installations of the ships systems have been executed in a professional and well thought out manner. The condition of the accommodations and living areas reflect the practical choice of materials which are functional and easy to maintain. She has had only two knowledgeable and well informed owners. She is a true GO ANYWHERE BLUE WATER VESSEL. She is being sold turn-key, and if built today could easily be in excess of $1,500,000.   A serious and well informed person would recognize the value of this vessel."


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Scruton Marine Services

Port Dover
Port Dover, Ontario, N0A1N7