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1947 Elco Elco 27 Sportscruiser
| Rare vintage wooden boat. |
One of eleven left in the world, very rare find in this good of condition.
Mahogany uppers and mahogany and spruce lowers.
Double hulled diagonal planking with bronze fasteners, very sturdy seaworthy craft.
Removable all-weather cover aft of cabin makes for a cozy cool weather cruising.
Looks very sporty with the top down - great for warm sunny weather..
Two original 40 gal copper, tin-lined gas tanks with inspection ports.
Original "Elco" gas caps and running light fixtures.
Enclosed head with 9 gal holding tank, original sink and opening port.
Full galley with ice box, stainless steel sink and counter top, gimbaled Origo alcohol stove with 2 burners and stainless back splash. 25 gal tin-lined gravity fed water tank.
Built in table with settee sets up to make full size bed, double bunk in cabin and lounge seat aft sleeps 4-6 people.
All original interior with 2 hanging closets & 4 shelf cupboard.
Ample storage under settee and forward of engine hatch.
Large open cockpit with 2 captains chairs in fine condition.
Original "Elco" enamel plate with hull number.
Purchased 3 years ago, with extensive restoration work.
In the Center for Wooden Boat show 3 years running and Olympia Boat Show for 2 years.
Well know in the Puget Sound Area.
Kept in covered moorage and well maintained.
We have cruised over 1000 miles in this boat from single over night outings to 2 week long cruises.
Average Fuel consumption @ 10 Knots is 4.8 gallons per hour.
Her top speed is an amazining 24 knots (for those nights you have stayed out fishing too long)
She is an ideal first boat for those who love wooden boats easy to maintain and a blast to cruise in.
Moving up to a bigger boat ( family is crowding us out 4 nephews & nieces.) Oh by the way, handles well and used regularly.
She turns heads wherever we go!
engine installed 1986, heat exchanger cooling system, 2 anchors 25lb danforth sole danforth, 2 bilge pump, coastal navigator depthfinder, 2 batteries w/ ab switch, state registered, chain/rack and pinion steering, fire extinguishers; just passed U.S.
Coast Guard inspection.