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1981 50 (ft.) RYBOVICH Convertible

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General Information

Listing# 139079

Charleston, SC, United States
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Sports Fishing Boats
50 (ft.)
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General Details

"Can't Complain", Hull # 83, is a beautiful and timeless sportfisherman that you will find in excellent condition.  She has been well updated and maintained by her fastidous owners since new. Her interior is warm and comfortable, which allows her to be enjoyable while fishing or cruising. Couple this with her 400 mile plus cruising range and you have a vessel that is ready and capable of traveling almost anywhere in pursuit of billfish and other big game species.


Max Draft: 4 Displacement: 70000
Total Power: 735 Cruising Speed: 24 Max Speed: 30
Fuel: 1300 Fresh Water: 350
Vessel Walkthrough
You enter the salon from the cockpit and to port is a settee (rod storage). To starboard are two barrel chairs separated by a custom liquor cabinet. This is an entertainment center at the forward end of the salon. Forward of the salon and down to starboard is the galley. Through the companionway, the master stateroom is amidship and has a private head and shower. The forward stateroom has 2 over/under berths on the port side and a single berth on the starboard side. The guest head is found to starboard and includes a shower and head.
The salon has (2) barrel chairs with a custom cabinet located between them housing bottles and glasses. The port side has a large custom settee with rod storage beneath. The salon headliner was replaced in 2003 along with upgraded salon lights. The entertainment center is at the forward end of the salon and houses a 19” Samsung color TV, satellite TV system, 2007 Herman/ Kardon AVR 354 stereo and Sony 5 disc CD player. All the stereo components are tied into a deluxe surround sound system with interior and exterior zones. 2013 New Carpet 2013 New Wallpaper  2012 Recovered the barrel chairs
The galley features a teak sole, custom stainless steel-lined units, water heater, microwave oven, Corian counter tops, under counter refrigerator and a full size custom top loading hidden freezer at the forward end of the salon.
Master Stateroom
The master stateroom is amidship to port with a full private head and shower, full length hanging locker, makeup mirror and numerous storage drawers.
Guest Stateroom
The guest stateroom is forward with two over and under berths on the port side and a single berth on the starboard side.
Deck and Hull
2013 New Teak Cockpit 2013 New Non-skid on flybridge and foredeck 2013 House painted 2013 New Cockpit Coaming pads  2000 Tuna Tower 2013 Transom varnish was taking down to bare wood and redone 2013/14 Varnish on Fighting chair, toe rails, and aft bulkhead High polished stainless steel Varnished teak bow pulpit Navigation lights Aluminum bow rails Varnished teak bulkhead Plexiglass windshield Transom door and gate Handheld horn Cockpit cover Teak cockpit sole Transom cover
110V, 220V AC electrical system batter parallel switch 12V DC electrical system dockside electrical cable Sentry automatic battery charger electrical bonding system Guest on/off battery switches (2) 15kW Westerbeke generators w/ 2400 and 2600hrs (2) 110V AC Quartz lights (3) 4D batteries
Engine and Mechanical
In May of 2001, (2) new Detroit Diesel 735hp 8v92TAs were installed by Williams Diesel and Palmer Johnson shipyard in Savannah, GA. At the same time, the transmissions and both generators were rebuilt. All the other mechanical and electrical systems on the vessel were inspected and serviced as necessary. The engine room was Awlgripped and made to look like new. All new flybridge and engine room gauges were also installed at this time. (4) fuel tanks with manifold system – 2 cockpit/2 forward; (3) Zone Cruisiar air conditioners/ (2) salon – 1 forward below decks. Spring 2003, shafts pulled and replaced. Pneumatic fuel gauges Oil filters Water air seps Oil pressure alarms (2) spare propellers Engine hour meters (1) Racor on each genset Engine room sound insulation Water cooled turbos Oil temperature alarms Marine Exhaust Systems Inc. - exhaust system Oil transfer system with reservoir Bilge alarms (2) BW 160 2:1 ZF transmissions rebuilt Spring 2001 (2) Bilge blowers (6) Automatic bilge pumps (2) Main engine crash pumps (3) Station Glendenning controls – FB, tower (2) Galley Maid heads Engine temperature alarms 110V AC air compressor in lazarette Halon automatic fire control system Racor fuel filter-dual mains with vacuum gauges High water alarms
Hynautic wheel steering (5) Rod rocket launcher on aft FB rail Trim tabs Varnished teak helm pod and electronics console Varnished teak cap rails and ½ round Rybovich single lever controls 2013 Non-skid bridge deck Storage under bench seats New Glendinning controls on tower, helm and cockpit 2003 Added additional Release Helm chairs in 2003 Instrument panel Robertson AP300X auto pilot 64 Furuno radar Northstar 6000i Datamarine speed and distance log (2) compasses 7" NavNet in tower with GPS, fish finder and radar display 10" NavNet display at helm Icom M127 VHF radio Jensen CD player and speakers (flybridge)
Fishing Equipment
2000 Jack Hopewell tuna (full) tower with molded fiberglass hardtop, port and starboard cockpit cabinets with refrigerated top leading drink box on each, front-loading freezer and tackle drawers. Release Marine fighting chair w/ rocket launcher (4) Rod holders Rupp outriggers (2) Cockpit refrigerated drink boxes Center rigger Fresh and saltwater washdown (2) Sets tackle drawers 2013 New Teak deck (2) Bait freezers
Hull #83 Shiron, Alacran, Ansley, Papa, Salem Wolf, Dilligaff, Can’t Complain
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.