- Jan 11, 2012
- Shelter Island, NY
- Boat Make
- 43 Flowers
We fished with Tony years back. Had an epic striper trip for a bachelor party. Out of Star Island. 25 ish years ago.Greetings!
I am a newbie to this site...what a wealth of information! There are some extremely talented craftsman showing their skills...
I am in the process of possibly acquiring a 31' JC that has long family ties. My dad had a 1983 hull fabricated by JC in New Hampshire...airex cored, fiberglass tanks. He had a customized 'Express' build-out by Crosby Yacht in Osterville, MA. He fished that boat as a 6 pack charter boat in Montauk for what we think is about 20 years...the PISCES III. He then sold the boat, ran it for the owner for a few years, then it disappeared, only to re-emerge in Hampton Bays, NY in 2008, at which time it was resold to the current owner. My dad is 94, and is having trouble putting all the pieces together...which is why I am looking for help.
The Pisces III had many fine memories for me, including GBT up to 518 lbs. But, at that time, I was more of an observer than a participant, and really didn't give the boat a concern during my graduate school days. Almost 40 years later, the PISCES III reappears! While I currently have a Parker Walkaround that I love, I still was looking at the wanted ads, looking at Fortier, Dyer and JC. Last week, much to my surprise, I put JC in my browser and...there it is...the PISCES III !!! I couldn't believe it. I called the broker, arranged a 'look see', at which time I was able to bring my dad, the original captain, and here we are. I have a survey and a sea trial set up for next week; and possibly will be the next owner of a 31' JC, PISCES III !
I am trying to find out where the boat was between about 2003 and 2008. We think it was in North Carolina for a while, but wasn't used very much. It had a bow thruster installed, but little else needed to be done. If anyone has any possible information, it would be greatly appreciated. I will keep everyone up to date over the next few weeks regarding the survey.
The PISCES III in her prime!
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