The "Stugots", the boat made famous by the cult-classic series The Sopranos, has been listed for sale in Stamford, Connecticut with United Yacht Sales broker Paul Ouimette. No longer called "The Stugots", the current name of this 1999 Cape Fear 47 Sportfish is "NEVER ENOUGH".
This is not the first time the iconic sportfishing boat has been listed for sale. "My client purchased this Cape Fear in 2016 mostly because he and his family love to fish," said Paul. "Of course there is a cool factor to having the boat that was in The Sopranos and makes for a great conversation piece. People want to experience a piece of television history."
There are many misconceptions online about what boat Tony Soprano owned. In fact, Tony had three boats throughout the series - The Stugots and The Stugots II. This Cape Fear 47 is the first Stugots from Season 1 of the show. In season 2, what was supposed to be the same Stugots was actually a 43' Egg Harbor. The Stugots II that came along later in the series was a 55-foot Ocean Yacht. That Ocean was the boat in the famous "Whitecaps" episode where Benny and Little Paulie anchor the boat in front of the Sapinsly's beach house and play a Dean Martin concert.
(Below: The original Stugots I from Season 1. Image Cred: HBO)
(Below: After working on "NEVER ENOUGH" for several years, it looks restored and ready for a new owner.)
ABOUT THE CAPE FEAR 47 "NEVER ENOUGH"
The Cape Fear 47 is your classic Carolina-style Custom Sportfishing Boat built by Paul Wetsig, a well-known North Carolina builder out of Wilmington. "When my customer purchased the boat, it had been used extensively and needed some work," continued Paul. "From rebuilding one of the engines to updated electronics, and other interior work, it's ready to bring to the market for sale." Notable features & specifications include:
- Powered by Twin Detroit Diesel DDEC 625HP engines. The port engine has been re-built and has 220 hours. The starboard engine has 2,200 hours.
- (2) Garmin 8215 Displays with GPS Plotter
- Open Array Radar
- Side Scan Sonar
- Garmin Auto Pilot
- High-Gloss teak cabinets in the salon
- 2 staterooms and 2 heads for bringing guests on overnight trips
- Huge teak cockpit for fighting fish and large fish boxes for bringing them home!
- Tackle Station keeps you organized while fishing
"My client hates to sell this boat," said Paul. "But his kids are older and the need for a larger sportfishing boat is outweighing holding on to a piece of TV history.
(Below: The helm station on the Cape Fear 47. The twin Garmin displays are touch screen and allow you to control all systems on the boat.)
(Below: You can almost picture Tony Soprano smoking a cigar in the cockpit, waiting for a bite while trolling.)
(Below: One of two full bathrooms on the 47-foot sportfishing boat.)
United Yacht Sales is no stranger to selling famous boats. In February of this year, UYS broker Joe Longobardi sold "SEAFOOD", the 60-foot Striker sportfishing boat from the movie Caddyshack. It was listed for sale at $350,000 in Maryland, but is now offered for charter or as an AirBNB in South Carolina.
ABOUT UNITED YACHT SALES
United Yacht Sales has the world's largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry, thanks to our team of over 250 yacht brokers in 104 different locations. Whether buying a luxury boat or selling one, we have the right expert on staff to assist you in navigating the brokerage market for your type of yacht. If you're looking at selling a boat, there is no quicker way to get activity than listing it with United. Our entire team is immediately notified every time a listing agreement is made with United Yacht Sales and many boats are sold before they ever even make it online. Our support team is among the best in the industry at marketing your yacht. 100% of our marketing budget goes towards advertising our clients' listings, a claim not many other firms can make. We specialize in the purchase and sale of both production sportfish and custom sportfishing boats.
ABOUT PAUL OUIMETTE
Paul grew up on the water boating and fishing with his family. At the age of 14, Paul began working at a local marina learning the ins and outs about the industry. From cleaning and detailing to bottom jobs and general mechanical maintenance, Paul gained knowledge about all the different types of boats. After high school, Paul studied at New England Institute of Technology for a career as a Marine Technician along with taking business management courses related to the industry. After Graduation Paul then earned his Merchant Mariner Credential offering him further opportunities in the industry running all types of boats. Paul has spent the past 25 years in the Marine Industry doing both service and management. Paul’s vast knowledge of boats and his passion for boating makes him a great candidate to get your boat sold and to source your new boat!
(Seen below: The transom of the Cape Fear 47 no longer says Stugots after being purchased by the current owner.)
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