This is a rare find: a fiberglass tour boat that is re-powered and ready for work. It would be perfect for use as a whale-watch or dive boat or for commercial sport fishing. Atkinson builds very strong boats and are the creators of the Cape Island type. The boat is offered ready to go at a price that is about two-thirds of the cost of a new bare hull.
Red fiberglass hull with white boottop and copper bottom paint; the hull has a solid core and the deck and deck-house are fiberglass over plywood. She has a large self-bailing cockpit. Hydraulic steering. The transom has a door that is hinged horizontally at cockpit sole level such that it drops-down to make a platform.
The boat was certified for carrying 38 passengers and three crew. The certification was maintained until 2011.
There are 4 berths and an enclosed head forward in the foc’sle; the main cabin has the helm station forward to starboard; a helm seat and a settee that pulls out to make a berth are also to starboard; the galley and dinette are to port and an enclosed head is aft to port.
Thre are two plastic fresh-water tanks (not connected), plus a bus heater that runs off of the engine.
Cummins 210 HP turbo-charged marine diesel engine; zero operating hours as of the time of listing*; 6 cylinder; fresh water cooling (heat exchanger, wet exhaust) installed in late 2014; 2 welded steel fuel tanks with a copacity of approximately 200 gallons each.
*This is a new engine that is sold as a factory re-build due to emissions standards.
2 VHF radios (one on the fly-bridge); Raytheon R-10 RADAR; box compass at lower helm station; Koden #CUS-102 fish-finder; AM/FM cassette stereo; Furuno GPS.
12 volt DC system supplied by an alternator on the engine to two 8D type batteries; circuit breaker panel. There is a 110 volt shore-power system with a circuit breaker and various recepticles.
2 Danforth anchors with rodes; deck chairs; 3 Rubbermaid benches; docklines & fenders; 10 fishing rods & reels; electric bilge pump; electric wash-down pump.
2 - 25 person cannister life rafts; 45 life jackets; 2- CO2 cannister type fire extinguishers specifically designed for the engine room; 3 fire extinguishers; fume detector; 2 – life rings; radar reflector; hand-held search-light; emergency tiller; 2 survival suits.
130 Marina Rd, Suite 202
PO Box 546
CHESTER, NS B0J 1J0