SOLD: 1939 Elco 44′ Classic Cruiser

19 05 2010

Rare opportunity to own a piece of nautical history.

Classy commuter, harbor cruiser and queen of the yacht club – FROLIC is a brilliantly updated, smartly maintained Elco 44′ Cruiser – ready for you and your crew!

Newer diesels, generator and air conditioning systems make this vessel dependable, user friendly and comfortable on the water and dockside.

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The forward cabin features 6′ headroom, a small mirror on the forward bulkhead, double berth forward, two built-in counters/tables, and then single berths both port and starboard with shelves outboard. There is storage beneath all berths, including five drawers. Eight bronze opening ports (four small circular units and four larger oval) provide light and ventilation, with an AC unit with controls as well. There are four hooks on the aft bulkhead for foul weather gear and hats, and a pass through to the galley. Incidentals ~ two Weems & Plath gimballed bronze oil lamps, three GFI 110v outlets, cable outlet and overhead dome lights.

GALLEY is down and athwartships to starboard. ‘U’ shaped – features tri-open faced high cabinet, round stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water, Princess ceramic two burner electric stove top, Uline front loading refrigerator below counter, GE microwave, one oval opening port, two dome lights, storage and four small drawers.

HEAD is opposite galley. Features Raritan vacuflush marine head, shower with sump, large mirror, medicine cabinet with mirror front, fold down sink, one opening oval port, two towel rods and two overhead dome lights.

MAIN CABIN is open with 360 degrees of opening windows. The helm is to port with leather bound back and seat cushions, Elco wheel, shifters and panels. Cummins instumentation panels with custom wood covers, windshield wiper forward, overhead spotlight controls, AC and misc. switches and control panels. Pass through counter to galley to starboard with two chairs and drop leaf table aft. Built-in ‘L’ shaped settee aft behind helm with storage beneath. Door to cockpit.

INTERIOR HIGHLIGHTS – varnished bulkheads and cabinetry throughout, painted white ceiling surfaces with varnished mahogany cap trim, fitted oriental rug in both cabins.

On Deck/Hull
FOREDECK features bow roller, sampson post, hause pipe, anchor tiedown with Danforth anchor, chain and rode. Teak deck with deck hatch access to chain locker.

Side walks with raised sidewalls. Handrails on cabintops for safety.

Cabintops fiberglassed and painted – white.

Classy cockpit teak sole and nice overhang protecting chairs and door to main cabin. Transom and beneath sole storage.

Over $200,000 invested in upgrades since 2001.
4.5 KW Northern Lights Generator – 2001
Forward cabintop stripped, fiberglassed and painted – 2004
Cummins 150 hp diesels, fuel tanks, fuel lines, exhausts, sea strainers – 2005
Raritan electric marine head and Lectasan system – 2005
Electrical upgrades and extensive varnish – 2006
Exterior paint, kitchen countertop, AC unit and new props – 2007
Bottom job, topsides paint and boot stripe – Oct 2009

Garmin GPSmap 440
Icom IC-M4028 VHF radio Uniden Depthsounder
JVC Am/FM/CD stereo with speakers in both cabins
XM radio

Twin Cummins fresh water cooled diesel engines
Engine hours – 330 – port
Engine hours – 331 – starboard
Northern Lights Generator – 595 hours
C-Charge 30 amp battery charger
115v and 12v systems
Three electric bilge pumps with automatic switches
Carbon Dioxide Sensors

Loose Gear
Shore power cords
Fire extinguishers
Safety gear

Please call or email for additional information, to schedule a personal inspection and for “Brilliant” yacht brokerage services.

Jon Shattuck
Yacht Broker
Brilliant Yachts, Inc.
843-276-0852 cell/text

Brilliant Yachts offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.




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