"1956 30' Richardson Express Cruiser"
Posted by: "seraphim" on 12:58:46 2014-07-29 (Update Listing)
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1956 Richardson Express Cruiser rebuilt in 1985 and has been exceptionally well maintained. The vessel is a perfect vintage floating cottage. Sleeps four comfortably. V berths forward with Bomar fwd hatch. Setee converts to bunk beds in main cabin, with dinette seating for four. Galley aft starboard with two burner Origo alcohol stove, Norcold refrigerator, sink. Two hanging lockers with ample bunk and seat lockers. Head aft port with Raritan PHE and sink/counter. Full aft canvas enclosure with 2013 velcro screens for summer. Ritchie 3" magnetic compass and VHF radios. Powered with twin Chrysler 318s (225 HP), reasonable hours, many spare parts available. Both engines run; port runs exceptionally well and starboard overheats and needs attention. Stern planes, hydraulically operated. Carvel planked wood hull in good condition with bottom paint applied 2013. Top side requires stripping and painting with moderate filling and/or replacement of wood components. 30 amp shore power, 2 12-volt batteries, battery charger. Fuel capacity 100 gallons, in two tanks. Water capacity 35 gallons in one tank with new water pump. Many extras, Panasonic CD player stereo XM ready, search light, rod holders, 1000 watt inverter, twin electric horns, bow and stern rails, Danforth anchor with rode, Force 10 diesel heater, electric heater, fans. Substantial new electrical work completed 2014, new 110 volt panel, new 10-3 wiring, galvanic isolator, new 15 amp GFCI, etc. Must see to appreciate. Would like to see the vessel with someone who will preserve her history and enjoy her for years to come. Bring offers!