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This Custom Sport Fisherman built to emulate the great lines of a Striker.
Amazing new solar power system makes this 62' Sport Fisherman totally electrically self sufficient!
"Caroline" delivers range, efficiency and comfort for both fishermen and cruisers.
Take this boat anywhere, drop the hook and relax in comfort. The solar system delivers all the electrical power needed - shore power not required. It's main salon is bright and airy.
Caterpillar Cat 34-12C
1983 3000.00 HRS 850.00 HP
1983 3000.00 HRS 850.00 HP
2 - Furno Depth-finders with new transducers
1 - Furno Radar - 36 mile range - 2004
1 - Autopilot Simar Robertson 24 - 1984
2 - ICOM VHF radios
Electric bilge pump
Electrical Circuit: 110V
Live Aboard in Comfort and Style!
If you are looking for that live-aboard that allows you to swing on the hook and have all the creature comforts – galley appliances, lighting, instrumentation and powering the three air conditioners all provided to you by the 8- 250 watt solar panels system - This is the vessel for you.
It’s large covered fly bridge, offer a high perch that opens the world to viewing the grander of sunsets while providing comfortable sitting. for six. The spacious cockpit provides another great spot for lounging and entertaining.
Three steps up from the cockpit is the entrance to the large, bright and airy salon with rich wood paneling and a beautifully etched glass window overlooking the cockpit.
What adds to the uniqueness of “Caroline” is the forward ports that the owner had installed. These provide natural lighting, visibility looking forward and, when open a consisted cross breeze. The galley has a full refrigerator, microwave, two burner removable stove, stainless steel sink and plenty of counter space. The counter that separates galley from the salon is long with a circular end that provides additional seating.
There is plenty of living space below with the three cabins and two heads forward. The master suite has a queen-size pullman bed and ensuite head with a shower. Across from it is a cabin with two berth bunks and going forward is the V berth cabin.
When you decided to set out to sea the twin Caterpillar Cat 34-12C diesel engines, with only 3,000 hours on them will move you along at an easily cruising speed of 10 knots while only burning 10 -12 gallons per hour. But if needed, the 1700 horsepower power plant can get you where you want to be quickly.
In 2016 the aluminum hull was inspected and where thinning had occurred new plating was installed. Two coats of epoxy were applied then two coats of anti-fouling. Since then it has been in freshwater.
The hull is constructed of aluminum:
2016 serviced - Any corrosion was replaced with 3/8" aluminum plate
2 Coats of epoxy and 2 coats of Anti-fouling paint
The system was installed in 2016. It maintains the proper energy levels of the batteries.
The system handles all electrical functions: galley appliances, lighting, instrumentation and powering the three air conditioners.
2 kW Solar Panel System
1/4 kW Solar Panel System - Hot Water Tank
30 gallon hot water tank heated by its own system.
8 - AD Gel Cell - 12Vs 175lbs each
2 Banks of 3 12Vs Batteries charged by Solar panels
Each generator has a separate 12v Starting battery
1 -12v Battery - charged by solar panels
2 - Diesel Caterpillar Cat 34 -12C
3,000 hours each
Maintenance and upgrades in the last two years:
Twin Disc MG-518
Onan 18 kW - main unit, 1984 - 3,000 hrs
Yanmar 8.5 kW - Back up generator 1,200 hrs
"Caroline" is a 1984, 62' Striker. It's a long distance sports fisherman; easily driven from the fly bridge with the panorama view. The large cockpit, bright spacious salon, clean and uncluttered galley and three staterooms makes living aboard a pleasure.
A major plus to this yacht is the newly installed solar system that creates the electrical power needed to run all systems - including the air conditioners. This provides the unique advantage of not being tethered to a dock and enjoying all the creature comforts of this outstanding boat.
The aluminum hull has been serviced in 2016: two coats of epoxy and two coats of anti-fouling paint. This yacht is ready to go.
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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.