Custom 1988 26 Seaway- TOTALLY refurbed

JoFishes

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Time to move back UP so I'm offering this totally custom, hand refurbed 1988 26 Seaway pilothouse FOR SALE. Refurb 2008-2010.
Includes all comm. safety gear excluding "cold water" stuff which I am not required to have. Life jackets, "valise" 4 man raft, 406,cat1 epirb, 24"ring,etc...

Electronics include, Icom VHF 405 w dss. 1 year old furuno 585 sounder/w (600W) flush mount thru hull ducer. 1 year old simrad-sp70-l autopilot.
I'll keep my old Garmin plotter so you can have what you want and I can keep all my current numbers..
1-1000 cca, cranking battery, 1-1400 amp 8d house battery. Both on switch and isolater loop. 600 w inverter.
Deck light, side spot, 2 spreaders on back of canopy, pilothouse light. v-berth lighting. running lights, anchor light, red fishing light and 3700 gph washdown....all soldered and shrinkwrapped thru conduit to under dash, all joined to blueseas 12V switch panel.

Power....Armstrong Bracket mounted/full swim platform W/ ladder(new w/refurb),Bolted on is a 2006 Yamaha 4s, 250 hp, 30"shaft. 2100 hours, personally serviced religiously and meticulosly by me. Runs like a fine watch. Hydraulic steering (HC5345 cylinder)
Also has 12x18 lenco trim tabs.
Last haul boat weight..., 1/2 fuel load + fishing gear= +,- 7500#.

Speeds dependant on load, 8-10 mph heavy(full fuel load, ice,bait)(28-2900 RPM) @2 MPG
Light= 20-25 MPH (45-5500 RPM) @ +,- 1.5 MPG
Fuel Capacity...Total= 255 gal in 3 tanks with selector valve. 75 port and starboard, 105 in belly, all custom fab. 3/16 auiminum (new during refurb).
Gives this boat great range!!

Spacious V-berth with new cushions. Lots of storage.

Last haulout 12/25/11. No problems whatsoever.
This boat is available with or without longline fishing gear and fishbox.
12K Trailer available.

I've got more time and $$ in this boat than I care to mention.
Need to sea 60K to let her go w/o fishing gear.
Comm., dive, charter....you decide.

Detailed 2day and ready for seatrials........Come have a look sea!
[email protected] or 386 689-8181 thanx, Jo

Refurb link here.....

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating...e-hull-1988-26-seaway-pilothouse-rebuild.html

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Mike,
Thanks for your testimony. I do try to keep a "tight ship".....
Sorry I could not be there to give you a better showing and maybe throw the lines for a demo ride. She's ready to roll!!
Just got back from the fisheries meeting in Savannah, things do not look good for the good guys.:confused:
This would be an awesome personal boat for someone and will get up and run well minus the LL gear weight. 250 gal fuel gives her a great range!;)Jo
 

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Hey Joe,i ment to ask you ...did you make the fish boxes???..they are beautiful...are they dropping your trip limit on the tiles??
 

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Mike.
Same guy who did all the rest of the glasswork built the fishbox. Lids were fabricated to the box and are quite airtight which saves more ice than the lack of foam looses. 2 guys can pick it up and walk away with it. It's not heavy at all and holds over 2000# fish on ice. I've packed out 2300 more than once.
They (NMFS) are actually giving back a good bit of the tilefish quota they took away a few years back but now we're facing the possibility of catchshares and more BS on the sharks soon. I'm mentally frustrated at this point.
I've got some serious business decisions to make before years end and it's not gettting any easier with things constantly changing with the regs.
Time to $hit or get off the pot!!!
Hope you enjoyed your visit to Fl:cool:Jo
 
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Wow, Jo $40K!

If I was in a slightly different place, I would jump on this! It checks all of my boxes for a unique, desirable, Downeaster. This is one, big, 26'er! Looks like it can get into some skinny water too. Your rebuild pictures look amazing. Good luck in your sale!
 

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Hauled out this week. Fresh bottom job, also did oil change and serviced lower unit while out. 50K or..........
Gettin ready to go shark fishin...;)Jo

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As per a recent inquiry, I have interest in a 39#1 or may partner up with a friend with my tilefish permits and HIS boat.
Either way, this boat is still on the market. FWIW, Jo;)
 

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Last call.......
5K transport allowance and come sea allowance.
Bottom line 45K.....Boat,motor, I will tow trailer to North NJ where I have family. You come get it there.
Will leave electronics, safey gear and other misc. goodies.
I will remove fishing gear and resurface deck with new gelcoat.
FWIW, Thanks, Jo;)
 

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I guess everyone here is set for the season......not even an offer.
Going to lay eyes on a potential new to me ride tomorrow in the 45' range cause one can never have too many boats!!;) Jo
 

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No Mike, Looking at 3 different ones from 39-48'. All a little more "off" the beaten path and all different in their own ways. Will let ya'll which one I decide on after the sale...........
My Seaway will go on the trailer for a later plan which is in the works........besides, I needed to get back to 4 boats, my fleet has dwindled lately............
Regards, Jo;)
 
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Please don't forget to visit the refurb link on this one in post 1. It will give you a good idea of the time and $$ that went into this.
I just realised that I never posted pics of the 3 new 3/16" gauge fuel tanks that went in during the refurb. 75/75/108(258gal total)=great rang
All have their own gauge and all tied into fuel mgmt. syst. gauge.
Remove fishbox and LL gear= 30Kt. boat easy, not to mention the tons of deck space that would create.
Thanks yet again, Jo

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Will be headed up to NC soon to bring back a 40 footer a friend of mine has bought. As we will be using my fishing pemits on that one and my LL reel and fishbox.
This boat will be going on her trailer with a newly resurfaced deck and will still include............
Electronics/ furuno gp32, icom vhf, simrad sp70l pilot, furuno 585 sounder
All required USCG safety equipment.
All 1/4 in. safetyglass windows in custom frames. 258 gal total fuel cap.
600 feet 5/8 anchorline w/25 feet chain and anchor in stainless hd chute.
10K# trailer

Possibly included.....9hp Honda hydraulic unit plumbed to control valve at starboard side hauling station (can run a pot hauler)

She is the toughest 26 footer I have ever been on and will look more like this after the removal of equipment. Bear in mind these pics were before all the rails, rodholders, etc were installed and before bottom was stripped and painted.
Cruiser, fisher, you decide!
$45K will take her. Thanks once again, Jo;)

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Looks like she will probably be going over to the left coast to become a part-time stonecrab boat and family cruiser/fisher.........;)
Sold, pending payment.......
 
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