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27' Custom Center Console Express Fisherman 1980

$ 65,000

This custom express fisherman designed by Jim Smith is set up for Bahamas cruising. While only 27', it is fully self-contained with two bunks, a head, and air conditioning. Repowered in 2007, she is very economical with a fuel burn of around 8 gph at 20 knots. With a full tower and generous beam, you can chase the big ones!


  • Builder: Custom
  • Model: Center Console Express Fisherman
  • Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 27 ft in
  • Display Length: 27 ft
  • Price: $ 65,000
  • Beam: 11'
  • Category: Sport Fishing
  • Water Capacity: 5 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 150 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 6LPA-STP
  • Engine 1: 2007 1100.00 HRS 315.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

The cabin has two single bunks, a center line electric head, small sink with fresh water, air conditioning, 8 large drawers, and a small hanging locker.

  • Rybovich Tuna Tower
  • Rybovich single spreader outriggers
  • Bait well
  • Salt water washdown
  • 8 rodholders
  • Fighting chair
  • 2007 Yanmar 315HP with 1,100 hours
  • 2007 ZF 2:1 transmission with trolling valve
  • 2007 Air conditioning
  • Battery charger
  • Dripless shaft seal
  • Salt water washdown pump
  • Bait well pump
  • Fresh water pump
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Morse double station mechanical controls
  • Raymarine E120 Plotter
  • Raymarine color fish finder
  • Raymarine Satellite weather receiver
  • Jensen Marine stereo
  • VHF with remote speaker
  • 12V and 120V systems
  • Shore power 
  • 4 Batteries
  • Battery charger
  • Spreader light
  • Deck lights
  • 3 Automatic bilge pumps
  • Running and anchor lights
  • Electric reel outlet
  • 12 and 120 Volt receptacles 
  • Cold molded mahogany glass covered
  • Teak covering boards
  • Varnished teak console
  • Awlgrip finished hull and topsides
  • Wishbone anchor with 20' of stainless steel chain and rode
  • Removable telephone booth type Eisenglass to protect helm
  • Cushion for engine box
  • Bunk cushions
  • Electronic box
  • 2 Helm chairs
  • Bottom job 5/18
  • Spare prop with engine compartment mount
  • Plumbed and wired for autopilot

Sunchaser is a very unique, custom express fisherman. She is a one-off design by Jim Smith which was built by Bill St. James to be the game boat for a mothership which was a fixture at Walkers Cay and throughout the Bahamas for many years. She is amazingly seaworthy and set up to fish with the big boys in a small economical package. She has been a frequent visitor to the Bahamas and on the south Florida swordfish grounds. Her fit and finish are to "Palm Beach" standards and she just received a fresh awlgrip paint job 4/2018.

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


Our Custom listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 27' Center Console Express Fisherman. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Bill Kimball who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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