Highly sought after cold molded “Custom Carolina Express “ built by legendary Blackwell Boatworks in North Carolina as the “BACKING DOWN” in 2004. She is by far one of the best sea-keeping and riding boats in her class. Powered with dependable twin CAT 3126B 450HP diesels. Making her a very economical boat to operate and overall maintain. She is the perfect size for an owner-operator who wants to either fish or cruise the Bahamas. DOUBLE DOWN has had over 100k and more in improvements with her current owner. She is dialed in and ready for new adventures. Seller is moving into a larger custom boat. Some of the strong points are listed below.
1k Hour Service on 3126B- 2020
Recent Filter and Oil Change on 3126B CAT- 3/9/2022- 2,800 hrs.
8KW Northern Lights generator with 3,226 hrs- Serviced 3/9/2022
New exterior Cushions – 2022
Fresh Bottom Paint 3/2022
Toe Rail Varnished- 3/2022
New Garmin Electronics – 16” 8616XSV Chart Plotter with Sonar. 2020
Garmin 942 Touchscreen Chartplotter Helm- 2020
Garmin GPS – 942 Model in Tower. 2020
New Garmin Auto Pilot- Garmin Reactor 40 Hydraulic Corepack w/ Smart Pump V2 -2020
Garmin GXM54- Sirius Weather and Radio Module. 2020
Garmin GMR Fantom 126 (120W Open Array Radar) 2020
AIRMAR B175 L Transducer – Wide Beam, Temperature – 20 Tilt
Garmin B175 Bronze 20 Thru-Hull Transducer 1KW- 2020
FLIR M232 Marine Thermal Camera- 2020
VHF 215 Marine Radio – Garmin- with Fist Microphone Relocation Kit
(2) Typhoon Thru-Hull Underwater Lights- White / Blue
Rigid 54” Light Bar- Hard Top.
Shadow-Caster RGB – Cockpit Red Rope lighting- 2020.
Recessed hard Top lighting Blue / Red/ White – 2021
Shipyard Period – Full Nonskid paint/foredeck, hardtop paint, tower paint, Bottom Paint, Zincs – Blackwell Boat Works, NC – 2021
The layout of this boat is a true classic Custom Carolina express boat with a forward centerline helm with a teak helm pod with Single lever controls. The center line helm provides a even line of sight while running. Providing the best use of overall space on the bridge deck.
The cockpit is spacious (9.5' X 8') with a stainless lined fishbox mounted in the transom covering board.(5.5' L} The full size fighting chair is easy to navigate around and the bait prep center and drinkbox are only a step.
One step up to the helm deck with a centerline helm with well protected electronics. Seating port and starboard with SS lined drink boxes underneath. The entry to the cabin is to starboard and the interior is finished in varnished teak. The joiner work is beautiful and the layout is very practical. The head is at the bottom of the stairs to stb, galley to port and the dinette is forward featuring true Teak and holly sole throughout, LED lighting and ultraleather seating make the interior rich and inviting. A new (1/2019) Stainless Iso-Therm Fridge/freezer was just installed to accent the teak.
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