1965 Matthews 43 Flushdeck For Sale

$31,200
$23,000
Stock #112472 -
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$23,000
$31,200

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Boat Details

Year:
1965
Type:
Power
Brand:
Matthews
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
43 Flushdeck
Length (LOA):
43'
Beam:
13' 4"
Draft:
48"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
112472
Location:
Peoria, Illinois
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes (2)
Reason for Selling:
Relocating
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
--
Brand:
Chrysler
Model:
440
Size (each):
300 hp
Hours:
--
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
""CLASSIC 1965 MATTHEWS" MAHOGANY WOOD HULL & BEAUTIFUL TEAK WOOD DECKS...!!!"

Seller has maintained this "CLASSIC GEM" very well. Lots of built-in storage & very comfortable with a separate salon, galley & lots of creature comforts to make you feel right at home. In fact, she is an "IDEAL LIVE-ABOARD" & the seller did just that for the first 10 years they owned her...!!
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1965 Matthews 43 Flushdeck Antique in Peoria, Illinois

Stock #112472

Although located in Canada, due to Canadian regulations, this boat is not available for sale to potential buyers in Canada.

Seller has maintained this "CLASSIC GEM" very well. Lots of built-in storage & very comfortable with a separate salon, galley & lots of creature comforts to make you feel right at home. In fact, she is an "IDEAL LIVE-ABOARD" & the seller did just that for the first 10 years they owned her...!!

****MAHOGANY WOOD HULL****
-She is 1 1/4" mahogany caravel planking below water line & 1" mahogany caravel planking above water line
-Decks are 5/8" teak planks on 1/2" marine ply
-Steam bent white oak frames
-#14 silicon bronze fasteners
-Varnished mahogany transom

If you're looking for a head turner...look no further...!! She is a beautiful & comfortable Motor Yacht with tons of style.

They just don't make these One of Kind Classic's anymore....!!!

****She is located on the Illinois River, which is part of the "GREAT LOOP TRIP" When you leave harbor if you turn port you will end up in Chicago and onto the GREAT LAKES, if you turn starboard, you will run into the MISSISSIPPI RIVER and all ports heading south****

Seller has owned & loved this vessel for the last 27 years & they have decided to retire & do some traveling, so its time to sell her...!!

Information On Condition

Current owner's (4th Owner's) say their 1965 MATTHEWS 43 FLUSHDECK is in "Good Overall Condition"....!!

As received from the current owner;
-Twin Chrysler 440's Model year is not know but are "EARLY 70's"
-Previous owner re-powered in the early 70's, and to the best information we have was done to increase size of engines-we purchased her in 1992 & are the 4th owners
-Always kept in a covered slip
-Stored inside during the off-season
-We have only used her in FRESHWATER but boat was in the Bahamas in 1970, approximately
-Detailed hand written Log Book
-Float switches on fuel tank need replacement
-Maintained & kept to original specifications
-All repairs on hull made were to original standards and specifications
-Pettit bottom paint every spring
-Always serviced when needed
-Teak decks just brightened up, July 2017 with fresh teak oil and look great..!!




***I Have Not Inspected This Vessel In Person, The Pictures & Details Have Been Provided By Owner. Please Do Not Hesitate To Contact Me With Any Specific Questions You May Have That Are Not Covered In The Listing***

Teak decks just brightened up, July 2017 with fresh teak oil

Approximate boat location: Peoria, Illinois

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Basic Details
Year:
1965
Type:
Power
Brand:
Matthews
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
43 Flushdeck
Length (LOA):
43'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
112472
Location:
Peoria, Illinois
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Brand:
Chrysler
Model:
440
Size (each):
300 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
300 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Drive Make:
Velvet Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Carbureted:
Bilge Pump:
4
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
43'
Beam:
13' 4"
Max. Draft:
48"
Weight:
36,000 lbs
Water Capacity:
100 gals
Waste Capacity:
40 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Depth Instrument:
Radar:
Older-working Fine
GPS/ Fishfinder/ Plotter:
Garmin 2014
Compass:
Built In-dash-original
VHF:
(2) Uniden
Deck Features
Bow Rail:
Rub Rails:
Swim Platform:
Davits:
Deck Doors:
Original Mahogany Deck Doors Not Installed, But In Storage
Steering Wheel:
Original
Canvas:
For Pilot House & Windows
Swim Ladder:
Dive Ladder
Anchor:
2
Fender Boxes:
(2) Varnished Mahogany Line/fender Boxes
****Personal items- dishes, pictures and teak salon and deck chairs are NOT included (4chairs)****
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Carbon Monoxide Detector:
Fire Extinguisher:
Fire Suppression System:
Fume Detector:
Grab Rails:
Spotlight:
On Upper Cabin Roof
Radio Antennae:
2 15' Radio Antennas
ElectricalElec. Components
Docking Lights:
Battery Charger:
Battery Switch:
CD Player:
Cockpit Lighting:
Engine Kill Switch:
Fuel Gauge:
Horn:
Inverter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Alternator:
Speakers:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Shore Power:
Plug Ins @ Bow & Transom
Stereo:
Pioneer Super Tuner 2014
Gauges:
Original
Generator:
Kohler
Speedometer:
GPS
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Dc-breakers Ac-fuses
Batteries:
2 Banks Of 2
Shore Power Cord:
(2) 50' Cords
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
2
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
5
Generator:
Yes
(Kohler Generator)
Air Conditioning:
Yes (2)
A/C + Heat:
Dinette:
Fridge/freezer:
Hot Water System:
Microwave:
Pressurized Water:
Stove / Oven:
Sofa / Couch:
Salon Couch W/pull Out
Sinks:
3 Total - 2 Head Sinks & Vanities
Head:
2
Shower:
1 Separate Shower Stall
Sleeps 6, 2 captains quarters, 2 front cabin, 2 salon couch pull out
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Matthews
Hull Material:
Wood
Hull Shape:
Displacement
Exterior Color:
White
Transom:
Varnished Mahogany Transom
Frame:
Steam Bent White Oak
Bottom Paint:
Pettit Bottom Paint Every Spring
Propellers:
Bronze
Decks:
5/8" Teak Planks On 1/2" Marine Ply
Fuel Tanks:
200 Gal Monel Stainless Steel & (2) 50 Gal Auxiliary Fuel Tanks
Spare Props:
2
Hull:
1 1/4" Mahogany Caravel Planking Below Water Line - 1" Mahogany Caravel Planking Above Water Line
She is 1 1/4" mahogany caravel planking below water line
1" mahogany caravel planking above water line
Decks are 5/8" teak planks on 1/2" marine ply
Steam bent white oak frames
#14 silicon bronze fasteners
Varnished mahogany transom
(2) 50 gal auxiliary fuel tanks (fastens to front deck, seller has never had need to use)
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