1981 Groverbuilt 26 Downeast Pilothouse For Sale

Stock #097255 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1981
Type:
Power
Brand:
Groverbuilt
Category:
Pilothouse
Model:
26 Downeast Pilothouse
Length (LOA):
26'
Beam:
9' 2"
Draft:
24"
Trailer:
2011 EECI TL
Stock #:
097255
Location:
Miilton, Florida
(near Pensacola)
Status:
Sold
Reason for Selling:
upgrading to sportfish / convertible
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1981
Brand:
Lehman
Model:
FORD 2715E
Size:
120 hp
Hours:
450 (as of 10/28/2017)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
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Grover 26 Pilothouse is a classic Downeast trawler style fishing and lobster harvesting boat, that is is dependable, safe and very seaworthy even in bad weather.

Al Grover, the builder, took his Grover 26 pilothouse trawler across the Atlantic. Approximately 80 Grovers were built between 1976...more

1981 Groverbuilt 26 Downeast Pilothouse in Miilton, Florida

Stock #097255

Grover 26 Pilothouse is a classic Downeast trawler style fishing and lobster harvesting boat, that is is dependable, safe and very seaworthy even in bad weather.

Al Grover, the builder, took his Grover 26 pilothouse trawler across the Atlantic. Approximately 80 Grovers were built between 1976 and 1987. Long a favorite of East Coast boaters, Grover Pilothouse also served the US Coast Guard and the National Park Service.

Stable and fuel efficient displacement hull design is based on the Verity Skiff. Built for fishing and cruising.

In 2014 the owner completely stripped and restored the entire boat at considerable expense, refer to condition section below for details.

Powered by LEHMAN 2715E 120 hp engine with just 450 hours. Engine and Borg Warner transmission was also rebuilt in 2014.

There's more than $10K in new electronics, including chartplotter, radar, and autopilot.

This Grover is one of a kind fishing boat for those that love fishing and well-built classic pilothouse trawlers.

Information On Condition

In 2014 the boat was completely stripped out. Both motor and transmission were rebuilt to manufacturer specs.

Control cables and gauges replaced and electrical system rewired. New radar, chartplotter, vhf radio, autopilot and stereo music system installed.

Hull and deck repainted with high quality materials, while preserving the classic style and visual appeal.

All mechanical maintenance performed religiously as per manufacturer recommendation for both Ford Lehman diesel and the Borg Warner transmission.

Used regularly, this is a turnkey fishing

The upholstery of the four cushions looks like new. The cabin looks nice and clean.

20 hours ago exhaust manifold was replaced

Approximate boat location: Miilton, Florida

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Basic Details
Year:
1981
Type:
Power
Brand:
Groverbuilt
Category:
Pilothouse
Model:
26 Downeast Pilothouse
Length (LOA):
26'
Hours:
450
(as of 10/28/2017)
(rebuilt)
Stock #:
097255
Location:
Miilton, Florida
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1981
Brand:
Lehman
Model:
FORD 2715E
Hours:
450
(as of 10/28/2017)
(rebuilt)
Size:
120 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
52 gals
Propeller:
Bronze Propeller
Cruising Speed:
12 mph
Maximum Speed:
18 mph
Fuel Consump.:
3 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Brand:
Borg Warner
Drive Model:
Diesel
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Bottom Paint:
Fuel Tanks:
2 X 26 Gal
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
26'
Beam:
9' 2"
Draft:
24"
Weight:
7,000 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
8'
Displacement:
7,000 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Autopilot:
Depth Instrument:
FM Radio:
GPS/ Fishfinder/ Plotter:
Navigation Software:
Radar:
Radio Antenna:
Speedometer:
Tachometer:
Compass:
Ritchie
VHF:
Icom IC-M412
Deck Features
Storage:
Rocket Launchers:
Rod Holders:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Navigation Lights:
First Aid Kit:
Life Jackets:
ElectricalElec. Components
Stereo:
USB Port:
Volt Meter:
Water Temperature Gauge:
Accessory Switches:
Alternator:
Batteries:
Battery Perko Switch:
Bluetooth Connectivity:
Cockpit Lighting:
Courtesy Lights:
Deck Lighting:
Electrical Panel:
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
Horn:
Ignition:
Interior Lighting:
Iphone AUX Plug-in:
LED Lighting:
MP3 Jack:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
12 V DC Outlets:
Speakers:
JL Audio
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
2011
Brand:
EECI
Model:
TL
Material:
Galvanized Metal
# Axles:
2
Breakaway Hitch:
No
Our company makes no claim of road worthiness of trailer. If not maintained adequately, it may not be fit for travel. We recommend a thorough inspection prior to purchase.
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
8
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
2
# Berths:
2
Water Capacity:
0 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cuddy Cabin:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Groverbuilt
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Displacement Keel
Exterior Color:
Black / Beige
Interior Color:
Beige / Black
Propeller:
Radar Mast:
Rudder:
Fuel Tank:
2 X 26 Gal
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