The Skookum 53 is a commercial fishing vessel with a federal permit. She is fiberglass hull construction finished by Elmag Co. Alaska. Main propulsion is a single Detroit Diesel 471 4-cyl. engine w/6,500 hrs. Twin Disc MG-506 2.96:1 gear, rebuilt 2010. New shaft & cutlass bearing in 2020. Wagner s...more
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The Skookum 53 is a commercial fishing vessel with a federal permit. She is fiberglass hull construction finished by Elmag Co. Alaska. Main propulsion is a single Detroit Diesel 471 4-cyl. engine w/6,500 hrs. Twin Disc MG-506 2.96:1 gear, rebuilt 2010. New shaft & cutlass bearing in 2020. Wagner steering & Teleflex controls. Simrad autopilot. 35" x 24" 3-blade bronze propeller. 2" SS shaft. Northern Lights genset with 72 hours. 30 amp shore power.
Ketch rigged w/heavy gauge aluminum masts & outrigger booms. 12V DC mizzen boom winch. Roller furling jib. recent sail replacement. Mainsail mandrill is broken. Various halyard & sheet winches.
37' aluminum outrigger.
Packs 20,000 lbs albacore in aft insulated fish hold.
Electronics: VHF, Furuno 36 mile radar, GPS, depth gauge, fish finder, Wagoner autopilot, McGregor VMI battery charger, spotlight. See attached survey document list.
Unvarnished mahogany interior finish w/teak & holly sole. Dickinson Atlantic stove. Sleeps (4) in (2) staterooms: A double to port & (2) singles on starboard. Head w/sink & shower. EPIRB good through 2022. Zodiac 4-person A pack. 1500 gal fuel in fiberglass tanks. 1200 gal water in (2) fiberglass tanks.
Rigged for offshore trolling for tuna, & swordfish. She is a stable platform with a spacious foredeck, wide side decks, ample cockpit with fish hold access. Salon entrance from cockpit with a day head located to port and galley to starboard. The dinette is on port with cloth covered cushions ready for replacement. Centerline helm with exit doors to port & starboard side decks. Three steps down to port stateroom double with engine room access & cedar closet. Head with shower and direct discharge toilet. Upper & lower exposed bunks on starboard, v-berth area used for storage, easily converted for sleeping.
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