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Chipjack IV

  • 28'
  • 1989
  • CUSTOM BUILT
  • Florida, United States
  • $35,500

ABOUT CHIPJACK IV

Custom Built Florida Day Boat

This vessel is one of the finest examples of the Spencer Custom Boatworks, Stock Island, Florida.  It  was built to exacting specifications of a highly knowledgeable owner. It is a one owner boat that has proven itself in all weather conditions as a very seaworthy and extremely well designed fishing machine.

USCG documented vessel with endorsements for Recreation, Fishery, Registry and Coastwise.     

Built by Bobby Spencer on Stock Island, Florida:1989 28 foot

Very large transom live well – hydraulic trim tabs)                                                 

Interior was completely rebuilt 1997-99 replacing all plywood forward of engine room with lightweight composite. 

Very large well insulated fish/ice hold keeps ice for a week. 

Forward cabin, v-births, dry storage, weather shelter – all composite. 

Re-powered with twin 1997 Yanmar 4LH-STE turbocharged after cooled 230hp diesels with 5,000 hrs. These are the highly desirable bullet proof mechanical versions known to exceed 15,000 hours or more between overhauls.  Portside turbo and exhaust elbow replaced 2015.  Starboard side being replaced now. Fresh bottom paint and zincs.                                                                                      

All day cruise speed 33-34 mph @ 3100 (depending on load) best fuel efficiency 29-30 mph @ 2800. 

Dripless shaft logs/ Shaft Shark rope cutters / Fuel: 195 gallon main tank, 50 gallon aux tank

 50 gallon water tank 

Tuna Tower with Les Jr. Outriggers 

Plumbed and wired for autopilot 

Custom teak cabinetry, covering boards, fighting chair 

Plumbed oil change pump.  Extra fuel pumps for quick prime after filter change or loss of prime 

Furuno FCV 587 bottom machine

Garmin GPSmap 441

Icom marine radio 

34lb Bruce, chain and rope

14 Rod Holders

Downriggers (2) 

All USCG safety equipment 

Fishing gear available(Penn 50W / 30W)

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: CUSTOM BUILT
  • Category: Sport Fisherman
  • Model: 28 Express
  • Model Year: 1989
  • YearBuilt: 1989
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Full / Tuna Tower
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 1/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 28' 0" (8.53m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 10' 0" (3.05m)
  • Min Draft: 2' 7" (0.79m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 34 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 3,100 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: 300 Miles
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 50 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 245 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: 20 Gallons
  • Berths: 2
  • 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: Planing
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: White
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Model: 4LH-STE
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Summary

Custom Built Florida Day Boat

This vessel is one of the finest examples of the Spencer Custom Boatworks, Stock Island, Florida.  It  was built to exacting specifications of a highly knowledgeable owner. It is a one owner boat that has proven itself in all weather conditions as a very seaworthy and extremely well designed fishing machine. 

USCG documented vessel with endorsements for Recreation, Fishery, Registry and Coastwise.     

Built by Bobby Spencer on Stock Island, Florida:1989, 28 foot

Very large transom live well – hydraulic trim tabs)                                                

Interior was completely rebuilt 1997-99 replacing all plywood forward of engine room with lightweight composite.  

Very large well insulated fish/ice hold keeps ice for a week. 

Forward cabin, v-berths, dry storage, weather shelter – all composite. 

Re-powered with twin 1997 Yanmar 4LH-STE turbocharged after cooled 230hp diesels with 5,000 hrs. These are the highly desirable bullet proof mechanical versions known to exceed 15,000 hours or more between overhauls.  Portside turbo and exhaust elbow replaced 2015.  Starboard side being replaced now. Fresh bottom paint and zincs.

All day cruise speed 33-34 mph @ 3100 (depending on load) best fuel efficiency 29-30 mph @ 2800. 

Dripless shaft logs/ Shaft Shark rope cutters / Fuel: 195 gallon main tank, 50 gallon aux tank

50 gallon water tank 

Tuna Tower with Les Jr. Outriggers 

Plumbed and wired for autopilot 

Custom teak cabinetry, covering boards, fighting chair 

Plumbed oil change pump.  Extra fuel pumps for quick prime after filter change or loss of prime 

Furuno FCV 587 bottom machine

Garmin GPS map 441

Icom marine radio 

34lb Bruce anchor, chain and rope

14 Rod Holders

Downriggers (2) 

All USCG safety equipment 

Fishing gear available (Penn 50W / 30W)

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