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Dippin Deeper

  • 40'
  • 2003
  • LUHRS
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
  • $169,000

ABOUT DIPPIN DEEPER

Customized & Upgraded

"Dippin Deeper" is not your "ordinary" Luhrs 40' Open.  She has been modified, customized, and upgraded constantly by a very maintenance-conscious owner.  He realizes that there are sister-ships on the market for considerably less, but none that are anywhere near as well-kept and outfitted as "Dippin Deeper".  Thousands upon thousands of dollars have been spent over the years to get her in the condition that she is currently in.  She lacks for nothing, and is ready to go.  She is powered by a pair of spotless Cummins 8.3 L 480hp engines with 1900 original hours (all services are up-to-date) which push her at any easy 25 knots cruise burning only 40 gph.  The owner installed a pair of Vetus Marine engine vents to the hull-sides after he realized that the original cockpit vents were allowing considerable amounts of salt-spray into the engine room.  Not only has this been greatly reduced, but so has the noise level in the cockpit and helm deck while underway, as well as the ambient air temperature in the engine room by 15-20 degrees.  Huge improvement!  Custom tackle storage now fills the spaces where the original vents were located.  Very nicely done!  Another huge custom improvement was the modification of the engine exhaust system. Before, the engine and exhaust noises were rather unpleasant to bear for the run offshore, but now captain and crew can speak at normal levels.  One-of-a-kind!  Some other notable upgrades include two vertical hand-rails located at either side of helm station (not offered by Luhrs- but CRUCIAL for safety), new blue LED hardtop, cockpit, and engine room lights, 8kw Koehler genset that was removed and completely refurbished in 2015 (see photos), custom hood built over the top of the genset to prevent corrosion, custom "Mike's Marine" canvas package for helm console, fighting chair, and tower, and so much more!  "Dippin Deeper" is by far the cleanest well maintained 40 open on the market. Her wide beam, efficient cruise and agility along with a centerline helm make handling this boat a dream. Please see "full specs" and photos for a better idea of her condition,   The boat is located at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center in Rudee Inlet, and is available anytime for a showing by appointment.

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: LUHRS
  • Category: Sport Fisherman
  • Model: 40 Open
  • Model Year: 2003
  • YearBuilt: 2003
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 1/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 40' 0" (12.19m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 14' 11" (4.55m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 3' 7" (1.09m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 25 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 30 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 30,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 80 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 563 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 3
  • Heads: 1
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 1
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Cummins
  • Model: 8.3L
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Interior Accommodations

The Luhrs 40' provides an incredible layout for both fishing and cruising. Though her exterior is all about chasing down that trophy catch, the interior layout will appeal to those who are seeking a comfortable "home away from home" on the water.  "Dippin Deeper" is especially clean in both areas, and shows like a much newer model.  Her cabin interior and cherry woodwork are nearly perfect, and she smells very fresh once you enter the living space.  To port is the functional galley with beautiful raised teak and cherry hardwood flooring.  Forward to port is a "love-seat" style settee and the entertainment center above.  Across to starboard in aft is the huge fiberglass head (easy maintenance!) with vacuflush head system, vanity with sink and storage, and full shower curtain. Forward to starboard is a larger settee with storage beneath, and a "pullman-style" berth above that which serves well as a place to store rods, tackle, or other gear when not being sued as a berth.  Forward in the bow is the private master stateroom.  This space offers a raised centerline queen berth, curved settee to port, overhead hatch, and drawer and hanging locker storage.  The interior feels very spacious due to her massive beam, and everything is just SO CLEAN!  You would think the boat has never been fished!

INTERIOR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Two (2) Marine Air reverse-cycle heat and air conditioning systems
  • Beautiful Cherry-wood finish
  • Plush carpeting
  • Flat-screen TV with HD marine antenna
  • Ghost Active Security System- system monitors intrusion, high water alarm, smoke alarm, and AC/DC power systems and alerts you via text when there is an issue
  • Well-equipped galley with 6 overhead cabinets, 6 drawers, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, double stainless sinks, new glass cooktop, Microwave, built-in coffee maker, solid-surface countertops, raised hardwood floor

Electronics Package

LOWER STATION:

  • Raymarine L1260 Chart Plotter
  • Raymarine RC530 bottom machine/fish finder
  • Raymarine RL70C Radar with Open Array
  • Two (2) ICOM VHFs
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Fusion (new) stereo system

TOWER STATION:

  • Raymarine L779 bottom machine
  • ICOM VHF
  • Simrad Autopilot

Cockpit & Fishing Equipment

  • Rupp outriggers
  • Center rigger (shotgun)
  • Full tuna tower with full controls and electronics
  • Spreader lights
  • Custom teaser-reel installation
  • Three (3) custom gaff holders
  • Transom fish box
  • Cockpit sole fish box
  • Custom fighting chair with full canvas
  • 75 gallon live well/insulated bait box
  • Dual freshwater sink/prep area with tackle storage beneath
  • (8) Rod holders in covering boards
  • 14 rocket-launcher on tower legs and hardtop
  • 2 bow-rail mounted rod holders for Cobia or Red Drum
  • Molded fiberglass steps to helm area
  • Custom coaming bolster
  • Transom door and lift gate
  • Courtesy lights
  • Fresh water washdown
  • Raw water washdown
  • Custom tackle drawers built-in where vents used to be
  • Self Draining Cockpit

Engines & Equipment

  • Twin Cummins 8.3L 480 hp engines with @1900 hours- fully serviced and up-to-date
  • ZF gears with electronic controls- full serviced and up-to-date
  • Kohler 8kw diesel generator- refurbished in 2015, fully serviced and up-to-date
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Oil changing system
  • Engine room fire-suppression system
  • Battery charger
  • 50am shore power service
  • Custom engine room vents
  • Separ water separators for both mains and genset- easy access
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Hot water heater
  • Engine room sound insulation
  • Modified exhaust system which greatly reduces exhaust noise
  • Trim tabs
  • Engine synchronizers
  • Vacuflush head system with overboard discharge
  • Lewmar windlass

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