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1969 Custom 48' American Cruiser For Sale

$111,200
$82,500
Stock #205792 -
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$82,500
$111,200

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Boat Details

Year:
1969
Type:
Power
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
48' American Cruiser
Length (LOA):
48'
Beam:
12' 6"
Draft:
--
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
205792
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
out of boating
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1969
Brand:
Cummins
Model:
V8 300M 485cu.in.
Size (each):
300 hp
Hours:
943 (as of 9/10/2020)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"Custom built from a 36' by owner in early 70's, all aluminum, twin diesel Cummings engines. Brand new canvas top. Runs great."

This is a custom built 48' long all Aluminum aft cabin motoryacht. The seller is only the second owner of the original boat.

There is a fabulous story that goes behind the custom build. If you make a visit you will here the wonderful story and see many pictures of this boats history.

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If you have any questions, Brandon can be reached directly at (234) 201-4857 to further discuss the situation.

1969 Custom 48' American Cruiser Motoryacht in Cleveland, Ohio

Stock #205792

This is a custom built 48' long all Aluminum aft cabin motoryacht. The seller is only the second owner of the original boat.

There is a fabulous story that goes behind the custom build. If you make a visit you will here the wonderful story and see many pictures of this boats history.

It originally was a 36' fire boat from 1969 that the city of Montreal purchased to fight fires along the cities riversides. It was not soon after sold to the current seller and 2 other men who owned it together.

During the 1970's the current owner gained full ownership of the vessel and began to work on it turning it into what it is today.

He always has been a professional aluminum fabricator and welder so he put his skills to work with this project.

The boat runs great and cuts through the water so nicely. The original twin diesel Cummins engines have less than 1,000 original hours on them and fire up quickly.

The boat has a great foundation for someone looking for a large yacht and wanting to do their own modifications and interior design.

There is plenty of room inside to lay it out however you would like with an aft cabin for additional comfort, visitors, and overnighters.

This Stately Yacht has both a Flying Bridge and Cabin Helm to give you the BEST in operating flexibility.

The Upper Deck and the Aft Deck both have an open layout and plenty of room.

If you are looking for a Yacht that has a fly bridge, an aft cabin, lower in price, twin diesels, and want a project to build and customize your own ideas into then this is a great start to a dream design.

Information On Condition

This all Custom Cruiser is structurally in very nice condition being all aluminum. However, it needs a lot of work to turn it into a world-class motoryacht. The flybridge cover is nearly brand new and looks it too. The engines work and operate very well with the current drives and controls. She cruises nicely at about 19 mph and 2400rpm.

The center Garmin on the bridge works and most all gauges work. There are a few gauges that do not. The refrigerator does not work.

Approximate boat location: Cleveland, Ohio


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Basic Details
Year:
1969
Type:
Power
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
48' American Cruiser
Length (LOA):
48'
Hours:
943
(as of 9/10/2020)
Stock #:
205792
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 8/24/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1969
Brand:
Cummins
Model:
V8 300M 485cu.in.
Hours:
943
(as of 9/10/2020)
Size (each):
300 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
200 gals
Cruising Speed:
19 mph
Maximum Speed:
25 mph
Drive Brand:
Twin Disc
Drive Model:
MG506
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Date Of Engine Service:
Fall 2019
Maximum Engine RPM:
3,000
Bilge Pump:
2
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
2
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
16
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
48'
Beam:
12' 6"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Fish Finder:
GPS / Plotter:
VHF:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Bench Seat:
Bow Rail:
Bow Seating:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Seating:
Compartment Storage:
Full Enclosure:
Non-skid Deck:
Steering Wheel:
Swim Ladder:
Swim Platform:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Halon Fire Suppression:
ElectricalElec. Components
Horn:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Water Temp Gauge:
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
30 Amp Service
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
2
# Berths:
2
Water Capacity:
50 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Carpet - Cabin:
Carpet-snap In:
Microwave:
Pressurized Water System:
Stateroom - Aft:
Head:
2
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Aluminum
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