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65' Nichols & Drake Steel 42 Passenger Vessel

65' x 17'7 x 7'6"

Asking Price....$300,000


View the Data Sheet for this vessel                      Listing Broker: David Franz  907-209-6136

  General: ID: 1764  
REDUCED TO $300,000! This workhorse presents a unique opportunity for a tourism company. Priced to sell, this incredible vessel boasts space for up to 42 people for a day sail, and 12 over night plus 4 crew. At 65 feet of quality steel build, this opportunity to start or expand your tourism business in Alaska is just too good to pass up. Originally built in 1971 for a religious ministry, Christian is now ready for a new adventure. Expansive deck space across her 17.7 beam and numerous safety features makes her the perfect vessel for coastal cruising. She boasts the coveted United States Coast Guard (Certificate of Inspection) COI, a direct result in meeting the stringent safety requirements and standards required by the United States Coast Guard.

This vessel is economically outfitted for utilitarian use. The floors are covered with linoleum tile, the ceiling are acoustical. The bulkheads and cabinetry are oak and teak. The main deck has curtains framing perfect sight seeing windows. The dining room seats 23 at tables and 30 for meetings. Both heads are outfitted with ceramic sinks, shower stalls and domestic toilets with holding tanks below decks. The galley provides ample cooking space with a Frigidaire fridge/freezer. GE microwave, Dickenson oil stove with overhead fan and grease shields, 35 Cu.Ft. Deck freezer and 2 commercial grade coffee makers. The master s stateroom has a set of dresser drawers, a chart table and double berth. There are also a 4 person, three person and two-person stateroom with an additional single person stateroom on the lower deck. Heat is provided by a Webasto 202 G model oil fired furnace and supplemental heat from the galley stove. A Vizio 21 flat screen displays DVDs from a dell laptop.

 Engine and Mechanical:
Powered by a single Cummins NT-855M diesel engine at 340 HP, this 6-cylinder engine has been meticulously maintained with a low 9900 approx hours. Majored in 1997, it was again top end inspected in 2012. She boasts 2 alternators, one generator, 7 pumps, 3 steel fuel tanks, a 1400-gallon fresh water steel tank, a 50-gallon hot water tank, oil lube tank and ballast tank.

 Electrical and Electronics:
From the main fly bridge with 3 stools, pilot this sea worthy vessel using 2 of the chart plotters, 3 radios, 2 radars, a Furuno LS-6100 depth finder, 6 flat bowl compass, auto pilot and instrumental panel. Steer using the Wagner Hydraulic power steering with double rudderstock dam from both the main helm and fly bridge.

 Notes and Extras:
A vessel with a United States Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection will certainly have safety and navigation equipment that stands up to their high standards. This vessel has all that and more. Two anchors and rode, hydraulic winch, two on deck boats with outboard, one 50 person inflatable packed boat, flood and deck lights, (6 total) survivals suits, EPIRB, at least 36 Type I adult and 9 Child life jackets, hauling horns, a bell and 10 different exits. This vessel is without a doubt the PERFECT touring boat. Sightseeing, ample deck space for hunters and gear, kayakers, back country trekkers and whale watching all could easily be done safely while providing a very handsome profit margin. The extensive mechanical attributes of this steel workhorse render detailing them all here impossible, this is a must see full day showing. Call us now to schedule your private showing today.


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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, of his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price changes, or withdrawal without notice.

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