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1996 Ricky Gillikin 40 Express- East bay Boat Works

$275,000 USD

  • $275,000 USD
  • Jason Tilly
  • Active
  • Used
  • Multi Species Fish Boats
  • 1996
  • Ricky Gillikin
  • 40 Express- East bay Boat Works
  • Ft Pierce, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 40ft / 12.19 m
  • Detroit Diesel
  • 6-71 Tib
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Wood
  • 2016-09-20
  • 2016-10-25
  • 2312793



Magic touch is an  East bay boat works, Ricky Gillikin Cold molded express. The hull was completed by Gillikin in 1996. The unfinished boat then made it's way to Tarpon Springs Florida where she was completed in 2005 by Captain Scotty's marine. The engines were bought new in 1999 and put in service when the boat was finished. Magic touch is in excellent condition. Approximately 500hrs on engines and generator.

2016 New hull, deck and bottom paint done at Cracker boy. New batteries and charger installed, oil and transmission coolers were replaced.

2014 new turbos and injectors, heat exchangers  were cleaned and serviced.






Helm and tower

The tower was custom built by John Hudson and features an upper helm with buggy top and flybridge controls. The tower is excellent condition.


  • Rupp double spreader outriggers
  • (10) Rocket launchers
  • Center rigger
  • 3 sided EZ2CY enclosure
  • Center-line helm with Palm beach style controls (Glenndinning)
  • Murray helm chair
  • 2 Bomar overhead hatches
  • Large rod storage under port and starboard seats
  • Teak sole
  • Helm tilts forward for easy access




The Salon features a teak and holly sole. Down three steps, the settee is to port, across to the galley. Moving forward to starboard is the head with shower. Master stateroom with over/under berths forward.

Master stateroom has a hanging locker to port, additional storage under the berth and in two deep lockers above to port.

  • Phillips TV in guest stateroom
  • Samsung TV in Salon
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Clarion Stereo


  • 12 Volt ships systems
  • 110 Volt ships systems
  • (2) 30 amp shorepower cords
  • Phasor 5 KW generator with approx 500 Hours
  •  (2) 8 D engine batteries
  • Battery charger

Mechanical and Deck

Engine room can be accessed by raising  helm deck or the steps can be raised in the salon for quick day access.

Twin 1999 Detroit Diesel 6-71 TIB's with under 500 original hours. 1.5.1 Twin Disk gears model MG 507AZ


  • Air Sep
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Raw water strainers
  • Fuel filters (primary)
  • Pressure water system
  • Hot water heater
  • ACR spotlight with remote
  • Trim Tabs
  • Lube oil transfer system
  • (3) Automatic bilge pumps
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Marine reverse cycle air conditioning


  • Roberson AP20 Autopilot
  • Furuno Navnet with 12 KW radar
  • (2) VHF upper and lower helm
  • Engine synchronizer
  • Analog engine gauges with alarms


  • Vacuflush head
  • Pressure water
  • Shower
  • Stainless steel sink


  • Transom live well
  • 2 Bait freezers with thermostats
  • Transom door
  • Fresh water wash down
  • Raw water wash down
  • Cockpit coaming pads
  • 4 Rod Holders
  • Oversized fish box


Galley to starboard with 5 large overhead storage lockers.

  • 1 Stainless steel sink
  • Pressure water
  • Princess 2 burner cooktop
  • Nova Kool Fridge


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 Ross Yacht Sales

500 Main Street
Dunedin, Florida, 34698