1959 42' Flush Deck Sedan with Fly Bridge
Location: Marblehead, Ohio
42’ Matthews, twin 453 Detroit Diesels. I’m the 4th owner and have owned it for 25 years it has a 7.5 kw diesel generator the boat has all been kept in original condition and runs beautifully. The boat was formally named Bluegill owned by Mr. Pete Wilson. For more information contact Dan Jenkins at 614-493-7175.
1956 42' Flybridge Convertible Stock Cruiser
Location: Seattle, WA
Launched in 1956, GRETA represents the peak of cruiser design and manufacturing in the mid-nineteen fifties. What sets this boat apart from most other traditional designs of the era is its convertible sedan design. The salon doors open fully onto the cockpit, offering 20' of living space and eliminating that closed-in feeling inherent with a single entry door design. In addition, her reconfigured flybridge seats 6, and a custom aluminum alloy mast has been added to accommodate radar, chart plotter, depth sounder, and GPS.
Under her present owner, GRETA has emerged from a ten year restoration process, during which everything that could be upgraded, was upgraded. Powered by twin Crusader 454 gas engines, she has no trouble cruising at 12 knots with a top speed of 20 knots. These engines hum and have many more hours left in them before a re-power should be considered. She has undergone a complete rewire, while every interior and exterior surface has been stripped, sanded, and painted or varnished. Her 1" Honduran mahogany hull is in excellent condition, having been surveyed in 2018, while her #14 bronze fasteners look new. The hull, the decks and the superstructure should last another 50 years with proper preventative maintenance.
For more info, plus a pictorial history of her restoration, please go to https://www.vintagematthews.com/ or email Bill at: email@example.com or call Bill at 206-403-8586.
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1967 45' Sports Sedan Convertible
Location: Lake Erie
“Docs In”, the historic 1967 45ft. Matthews “Sports Sedan Convertible”, that served as the Put in Bay’s dentist’s office for over 15 years. Twin Chrysler 440 Cu. In. V8’s, quiet 6.5Kw 4 cyl generator, 3Kw Inverter, air-conditioned, modern galley with Sub-zero freezer and refrigerator, Corian counter tops, glass cook-top and convection microwave. Two bathrooms and shower with excellent water pressure system. Raymarine, color GPS with gyro heading sensor and radar overlay, depth, speed and water temp. Fly bridge with dual station controls, VHF, synchronizers, fuel flow meters, Bimini top, recent covers. Satellite radio/FM/CD player and 4-speaker Bose sound system. Queen sized bed in main stateroom and V berth with separate bathroom forward. Large fuel, water and holding tanks with monitoring. Teak and holly floors throughout, two leather couches with oriental rug in main salon. Spare parts package including Props, Excellent condition, ready to enjoy, for more details call Simon at 614-203-2467. Asking $65,000 or best offer.
1974-1975 56' Fiberglass Flush Deck Command Bridge Cruiser
Location: Guntersville, AL under covered dock (on Tennessee River)
1974 56' Fiberglas Flush Deck Command Bridge Cruiser, ANDROMEDA, 8V-71 Detroit Diesels, 8kw Onon generator, 3 cabins: two aft with head and shower in each. Aft Master Cabin with two wider single bunks, V-berth with head, Guest cabin with 2 single bunks, fold out double sofa in salon to bring sleeping quarters for 8. Full galley with range, microwave and dishwasher, Center Salon with few steps up to Aft deck and with galley few steps down. Dinette in galley sleeps six, 2 spare props, engine room with fire suppressor. Under covered dock in water with direct access to Great Lakes AND to the Gulf of Mexico. Located at Guntersville Marina in Guntersville, AL on Tennessee River. Call Murph at 864-934-0713. See www.classicmatthews.com for additional information. email: firstname.lastname@example.org