1996 Custom Carolina 48 Ricky Gillikin Express For Sale

Morehead City,North Carolina $649,500

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  • Year: 1996
  • Length: 48ft
  • Engine Type: Twin
  • Price: $649,500
  • Location: North Carolina, Morehead City
  • Hull Material: Composite
  • Broker Name: Chip King
  • Broker Email: chip@shearlineboatworks.com
  • Fresh Water Tank: 175 gal
  • Beam: 16.5 ft
  • Fuel Tank: 600 gal
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cruising Speed: 23 knots
  • Max Speed: 30 knots
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1
  • Engine 1: MAN D286-6 LE401
  • Engine 1 HRS: Inquire for hours
  • Engine 1 HP: 600
  • Engine 2: MAN D286-6 LE401 1996
  • Engine 2 HRS: Inquire for hours
  • Engine 2 HP: 600

1996 Custom Carolina 48 Ricky Gillikin Express For Sale:

Ricky Gillikin’s timeless lines combined with economical operation and an incredibly soft ride, make Contingensea a must-see for anyone in the market for a truly classic Carolina boat. The current owner has kept her captain-maintained and has made NUMEROUS recent upgrades and additions and has handled all major service intervals. Equipped with a new 12.5 kW Phasor generator, all new upholstery, new SeaDek flooring throughout bridge and cockpit decks, a brand new teak fighting chair and more. 1,000 hour service was just performed on her MAN engines in preparation for the season. As such, Contingensea is being offered as a truly turn-key express that is sure to impress anyone who fishes her as well as turn heads at the dock.

At 1750 RPM, her 600 MAN engines push her 23 kts with a fuel consumption averaging .65 NMPG.

High cruise at 1950 is 26 kts.

WOT at 2270 RPM is 30 kts at .51 NMPG.

Chip King – Cell: 252.725.2234 – Email: chip@shearlineboatworks.com


Cabin Layout

Contingensea is an express boat that comfortably sleeps for and includes an enclosed head with a separate stall shower. Entering the cabin on centerline, the galley is immediately to port. All cabinetry is cherry with cherry and holly flooring throughout.  Norcan over/under refrigerator, two-burner cooktop stove, Corian countertop and plenty of storage. Full size sink and with curved bottle storage cabinet beneath counter.

Forward of the galley are two large couches that also serve as single berths. Storage beneath and behind both couches.  Privacy door on centerline, forward.

Enclosed master v-berth compartment behind privacy door.  Hanging locker to starboard with flatscreen TV mounted on bulkhead. Storage beneath bunk.

The head is aft, to starboard.  Vanity with sink and storage. Raritan electric flushing toilet. Separate, enclosed shower stall.

 

Cockpit

Large cockpit with new SeaDek decking throughout.

 

  • Teak Angelic Marine Fighting Chair (new 2021)
  • SeaDek floor (new in 2021)
  • Transom fishbox/livewell
  • In-deck fioshbox plumbed to ice maker
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Refrigerated drink box
  • Bait prep station with sink and rigging tray
  • Tackle storage drawers
  • Fresh and raw water washdowns
  • 50 amp shore power inlet
  • Full tower

Bridge Deck/Helm Station

Center console helm layout with long settees port and starboard.

  • Teak helm pod on center console
  • Retractable electronics facade on electric actuator
  • Gauge cluster behind glass with polished stainless bezel
  • SeaDek flooring throughout bridge deck
  • Large settees port and starboard with storage beneath
  • All new upholstered cushions and backrests (2021)
  • Air conditioned bridge
  • EZ2CY full enclosure, including aft curtains with zipped door (new 20117)
  • STIDD helm chair
  • Birdsall pancake style teaser reels
  • Ritchie compass
  • Storage compartments in forward bulkhead
  • Engine room access in deck on centerline, forward of helm

Tower

  • Anodized aluminum full tuna tower
  • Steering and controls in upper station
  • 9" Furuno screen on console
  • Rupp Triple Spreader 41' outriggers with Big Rig back bars
  • Center rigger
  • New upholstery in tower seat

Electronics

  • (2) Furuno 14" touch screen TZ14s in lower station
  • 12 kW Furuno
  • Furuno digital black box sonar
  • FLIR night vision
  • KVH satellite dome
  • Icom M502 VHF
  • Simrad AP 22 auto pilot
  • Garmin GPS Map
  • Furuno 9" touch screen TZ9 in upper station
  • ACR remote search light
  • High water alarms
  • Engine room cameras

Mechanical/Electrical

  • MAN 6 cylinder engines at 600 HP each (both rebuilt in 2004) w/ ZF transmissions
  • 1,000 hour service completed Spring of 2022
  • New Phasor 12.5 kW generator (new 2021)
  • Custom stainless steel exhaust risers by Marine Exhaust (new in 2017)
  • Eskimo ice maker
  • Cruisair AC units (helm unit new in 2020 - cabin unit new in 2018)
  • Engine synchronizers
  • Trolling valves
  • Oil transfer pump
  • 60 amp battery charger (new in 2019)
  • High pressure fuel pump system (new 2019)
  • Dual Racor fuel filter system
  • Stainless shaft
  • ZF 4 blade wheels (new in 2019)
  • Spare set of wheels

Remarks

Contingensea is a true pleasure to run, fish and cruise. Ricky Gillikin's lines and incredibly soft ride make her a classic Carolina boat in every sense. Her current owner has added and upgraded so many features on the boat and has just completed the MAN 1,000 service, making Contigensea a turn-key offering just in time for fishing season.

Disclaimer

The Company 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.

Inquiry

  • Name: Chip King
  • Email: chip@shearlineboatworks.com
  • Phone: 252-725-2234
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