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1974 Boatel Houseboat with Nwr Counter Rotating Diesel Power ExcelCond - Low Res

1974 Boatel 47' Cruiser

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Item condition:
Used
Ended:
Aug 05, 2014
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US $15,000.00
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Item location:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
 
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Year: 1974
Hull Material: Fiberglass Make: Boatel
Engine Type: Single Inboard/Outboard Model: 47' Cruiser
Engine Make: MerCruiser Type: Houseboat
Engine Model: D-TRONIC-250 Length (feet): 47
Primary Fuel Type: Diesel 300 gallons Beam (feet): 12
For Sale By: Private Seller

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This beautiful fully functional, cruise able houseboat belongs to my good friends Jorn & Uschi who have cared for her for many years. Once they started out at Tug Boat Annie's restaurant and used the Dania Cut Off canal and made way into deep water and the island of Grand Bahama. They left early around 6:00AM and cruised for a short time with the Discovery also going for that destination. 

Even with a new and un-comprehensible GPS that just wouldn't work Jorn led them safely to the smoke stacks at Freeport by 4:00 PM that day simply by dead reckoning, compass readings and of course calculating the currents.

This is a solid strong houseboat designed to be a coastal cruiser. It can easily navigate itself to the Florida Keys, explore the edges of the everglades  (2 foot Draft) and even go to the interior of Florida and visit OkeeChobee lake and traverse southern Florida.

This is a two bedroom (there are 2 conventional twin size mattresses for the upstairs and 2 foam mattresses for the down stairs bedroom), two bathroom,  complete kitchen, fully functional houseboat with a nice living room and sun deck. Jorn had a 1998 MerCruizer 6 Cylinder Turbocharged 4.2L Diesel installed (250 HP) new in 1998 it currently shows only 1,616 hours. This motor works in conjunction with a Bravo 3 Out-drive. Last oil & filter change made at 1600 hours. Also cleaned water fuel separator, and Replaced Zinc anodes for the heat ex-changer. Jorn has all the repair manuals for both the motor and the out-drive.

The motor starts well and runs flawlessly it is a dependable and capable motor with it's dual counter rotatable props. This motor is also known for its great fuel efficiency.  Cruising speed is 6 knots @ 2000 RPM using 2 Gal fuel per hour.

All three sinks  and the shower work with hot or cold water. Both refrigerators and every appliance works in the kitchen. The propane bottles for the stove and oven are securely mounted and stored on the roof for safety. All the windows and screens are intact and working properly. The roof does NOT leak. 

Because of it's age Jorn had the boat registered as an antique. The current yearly registration fee is around $12.

This boat was also formerly registered in Grand Bahama and duty paid. That registration may be brought current.

Additional Features:

Coleman 14K BTU roof mounted A/C (runs on shore power only)

1500 Watt Inverter / 50 Amp charger

5 Gallon Electric Hot Water tank

160 Gal Fuel tank X 2 (320 Gal total capacity)

40 Gal Fresh Water Holding Tank

Upstairs Toilet is electric motor driven (maceration) downstairs is pump operated.

Bow Mounted Anchor and extra anchor and plenty of line included 

Complete Blueprint for the Houseboat

Spare Set of SS Props and an extra forward (on shaft) Prop

Electric oil changer With bucket

Tool to adjust shaft to engine if ever necessary

4 Man Life Raft

NOTE:  A non-refundable $500 deposit via PayPal is required within 24 hours of winning the auction.  Balance due via cashier's check written at the bank or cash within 3 days of winning the auction.  Please bid only if you intend to complete the purchase.  Ask questions before bidding.  954-225-6190 - Michael 

This is a must-see, so please make an appointment before bidding so that you can see exactly what you'll be getting.  The pictures reflect the boat's condition as it is today.

The boat can be stored for up to 14 days from the end of the auction at no charge.  There is a Marina where it can be docked only 1,000 feet away. We can move it there for you for free. The dockage costs $10/foot per month.


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