This 2009 Canyon Boatworks 38’ Canyon-Knowles Tuna Colada is a great riding boat. It has made several rough water crossings to and from the Bahamas. Tuna Colada performs very well in all sea directions. The Cat C7’s push her at a very fuel efficient 1 mile per gallon cruise at 27 knots and has a top end of 34 knots. This 2009 Canyon Boatworks 38’ range is approximately 400 miles at cruising speeds.
Tuna Colada’s owner has made significant updates and upgrades in the past four years - including repainting the hull and top sides in 2019, installing all new Garmin electronics from 2017, including a 72 mile 25kw radar added in 2020, new cabin air conditioner in 2020, replacing all of the Eisenglass, adding a fuel-polishing/transfer system, new oil-change system, engine driven crash pump, new props in 2018 (the originals serve as spares), new battery charger 2018, and 4 new AGM class 31 batteries January 2021.
The 460 HP Cat engines on this 38’ Canyon Boatworks have been maintained on a regular basis by Ace Marine (Vero Beach, FL) including a complete 1,000 hour service that included replacing the entire after-cooler system on both engines.
This 2009 Canyon Boatworks 38’ Canyon-Knowles Tuna Colada is the brainchild of custom boat builder Billy Knowles. Modified Vee hull painted Flag blue with red bootstripe and red bottom paint. Teak decks and covering boards. Cockpit has (2) in-deck fish boxes, rocket launcher, deep drop outlets under gunnels. Bridge deck has port and stbd seating facing the Centerline helm with single lever controls and collapsible electronics pod. Overhead electronics box houses (2) VHF radios and autopilot. pancake teaser reels in hardtop. Full tower has hard top, engine controls, 2017 Garmin electronics and (2) Lumitec LED flood lights. Upon entering cabin there are sofa/bunks to stbd and galley to port with granite countertop, stainless sink, single cooktop burner, refrigerator and microwave. Centerline double berth. Custom teak cabinets throughout. Rod storage locker Enclosed head with stainless fixtures and granite countertop. Grohe shower head and faucet. Fishing amenities include Rupp double spreader outriggers, center rigger, salt and fresh water washdowns. Engines are easily accessed via electric lift engine hatch.
Helm and Electronics