1994 Custom 56 For Sale

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Stock #226620 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1994
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Motorsailer
Model:
56
Length (LOA):
56'
Beam:
14'
Draft:
78"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
226620
Location:
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
(near New Bedford)
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
On the hard††
Reason for Selling:
Discontinuing project
"Seaworthy, comfortable, solid hull and deck! Recently blasted and painted! Low hour engine!"

This steel hull vessel was designed and built in Maine as a motorsailer however, the current owner has most recently used her to haul freight to and from small islands off New England coast. Completed in 1994, this vessel features many desirable traits for those looking to start a project to turn th...more

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1994 Custom 56 Motorsailer in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Stock #226620

This steel hull vessel was designed and built in Maine as a motorsailer however, the current owner has most recently used her to haul freight to and from small islands off New England coast. Completed in 1994, this vessel features many desirable traits for those looking to start a project to turn this into the boat of their dreams.

With its fine lines and powered by a John Deere 6068 with 130HP, she is extremely efficient and cruises at 8 knots on only 1.5 gallons per hour! The seller states that due to the hull's shape, it never 'pounds' in a heavy sea and he has not operated a more seaworthy or comfortable vessel in his career.

This is a solid project boat with excellent potential to finish exactly to the new owner's desires!

Call for more information today!

Information On Condition

The entire vessel's exterior has been blasted to bare metal and coated with epoxy paint, along with the bilges. There are a couple of cutouts of the below deck insulation where the steel was examined and found to be in excellent condition, requiring no attention. The vessel has been used for commercial purposes for many years and will show as such. However, being a project boat, it is fully ready for any new design that one can imagine.

Approximate boat location: Fairhaven, Massachusetts


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Basic Details
Year:
1994
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Motorsailer
Model:
56
Length (LOA):
56'
Hours:
1,476
(as of 10/28/2020)
Stock #:
226620
Location:
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Storage Status:
On the hard ††
(as of 10/28/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
John Deere
Model:
6068
Hours:
1,476
(as of 10/28/2020)
Size:
130 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Propeller:
Manganese Bronze
Cruising Speed:
10 mph
Maximum Speed:
11 mph
Fuel Consump.:
1.5 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Rudder:
Ballast:
Lead
Starting Type:
Electric
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
6
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
56'
Beam:
14'
Max. Draft:
78"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Navigation Lights:
Radar Dome:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Rode:
Bow Rail:
Cleats - Fixed:
Non-skid Deck:
Steering Wheel:
Windlass:
Windshield Wipers:
ElectricalElec. Components
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Temp Gauge:
Accommodations & Passengers
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Port Holes:
Cabin Lighting:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Custom
Hull Material:
Steel
Hull Shape:
Monohull
Hull Hours:
1476 ††††
Exterior Color:
Black
Interior Color:
Gray
Stringers:
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