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1977 Ridgeway blue fin

Estimated price for orientation: 3 000 $

Category: Cruisers

Condition: Used Year: 1977
Make: Ridgeway blue fin

This is a ridgeway hull from the ridgeway bluefin mold from ridgeway boats , Dusky purchased the mold from ridgeway and made boats from the mold , this ridgeway hull is titled under the Dusky name .   The boat was fully restored and set back in the water in 2011 , the layout resembles a spot fish yatch this is a custom layout done by a master boat builder , the width beam of the boat is 11FT , 3inchs wide , length 26 foot , length including anchor bridge & dive platform approx 30 FT , boat is equipped with seastar hydraulic steering , fuel capacity 290 gallons on 3 new tanks , aluminum , aouto pilot I have the receipt shows 4,000 for aouto pilot purchase , all gauges were installed new + all wiring , twin 454 mercruisers 340 hp , fresh water cooled with 185 hours , 1 block took in salt water from an overheat cuasing risers to leak , then engine sat unknowing the leak had accurred it ruined the cylinder walls & ceased , I have purchased the replacement block it needs to be dressed and installed , the port engine has no issues , Borg Warner transmissions , the vessel is twin inboard with brass props , raw water intakes are solid brass , cuddly cabin with brass plumbing for raw sewage dispense morse controls , aluminum top frame with rod holders and standing tower , all stringer and the hull are perfect and heavy built , I have cut a section of forward cockpit floor out for replacement due to some rot on deck & floor frame which is light work totally seperate from all stringers , stringers do not need any attention at all , boat has large trim tabs and cuts large waves like pie , this boat is awesome & just for comparison makes a 26 Grady white look small side by side , nothing against GW I owned one & loved it , this ridgeway blue fin is a high class hull and is worth it's weight in gold , if it was in perfect condition engines running & cleaned up she would be worth a sale price of 30,000 , the engines alone run 10 to 12,000 each , it cost over 40 thousand on the restoration and new engines and equipment that was added to this vessel , this is a rare hull and it's layout design is original theirs not another out their like it , this is a  very nice vessel lots of room huge space ! Rides like a yacht because it is a mini yacht . This vessel belonged to Mel Fisher . The only reason I'm selling and so cheap is I'm moving back to north Texas from S Florida  Any question let me know , make the deal and let's get shipping arrangements set up , the boat is in a secure storage facility with owner living on site and security , it can be kept their as long as you like their is no pressure to move the boat quickly if you need time to workout delivery of vessel  , the monthly storage fee is 150$ a month .