Sportcraft has a history of being a primary choice for Great Lakes fisherman. It's easy to understand why when you look at the large aft cockpit with coaming pads for accommodating fishing enthusiasts. With a hardtop that supplies relief from the weather, rod holders a plenty, a windlass, a Mercrui...more
Sportcraft has a history of being a primary choice for Great Lakes fisherman. It's easy to understand why when you look at the large aft cockpit with coaming pads for accommodating fishing enthusiasts. With a hardtop that supplies relief from the weather, rod holders a plenty, a windlass, a Mercruiser powerplant and a kicker, it's easy to see why this boat deserves serious consideration if you intend to fish.
The cockpit is a great platform to fish from. There are fish boxes located in the floor port and starboard towards the front of the cockpit. A raw water washdown is also located to port.
Coaming pads line the interior of the cockpit port, aft and starboard providing comfort when leaning against them.
There are downrigger mounts along the aft cockpit deck rail as well as a few rod holders.
To starboard mid-ship is a manual steering lever for the kicker.
The engine is located mid-ship. The engine cover in the cockpit area has a cushion and can be used as seating.
Gunnel rod storage holders can be found to port and starboard.
The helm and passenger area are protected by a fiberglass hardtop with a front windshield and side glass windows.
The side windows slide open to allow air flow. There is also a back enclosure to close the area from the aft cockpit.
The hardtop has a rocket launcher that provides a place for up to eight rods.
Helm controls are simple and well placed. Standard gauges and switches provide functionality to monitor and run the boat systems.
The Sportcraft 270 Fisherman is also outfitted with a windlass with controls at the helm.
In front of the passenger seat is a custom storage area that has top that folds down to provide access into the storage area. There also locking drawers in the side that can be used for fishing lures or other items.
The cuddy cabin can be used to overnight two people with its convenient filler with cushions. There is also a manual flush head provided.
A Honda 7.5 hp outboard kicker motor is also provided to make trolling effective and easy.
The boat also includes a cockpit cover that slides into a track beneath the hardtop and snaps around the cockpit.
The overall condition of the boat is pretty good with a few items that need to be addressed.
The boat gel coat needs to be detailed. There were no major scratches, gouges or cracking in the gel coat detected.
The foredeck cabin hatch showed some delamination and possible leaks.
The cushions were not on the boat but inspected for the engine cover and interior cuddy cabin. They were clean and in good shape with no issues found.
The electronics were not on the boat and could not be tested. Seller states they work.
Fluid is missing in compass.
The engine was started without trouble and came up to temp, idling without issue.
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All offers are contingent upon being fully satisfied with unit after personal inspection and/or professional inspection.
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