1956 42' Flybridge Convertible Stock Cruiser

Location: Seattle, WA

Price: $99,000

Posted: 2/28/2020

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: billbuckphotography@gmail.com or call Bill at 206-403-8586.
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1967 45' Sports Sedan Convertible

Location: Lake Erie

Price: $65,000

Posted: 2/20/2020

“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)

Price: TBA

Posted: 2/10/2020

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: classicmatthews1974@gmail.com

1967 45’ Sports Sedan Flybridge

Location: Marblehead, Ohio

Price: $75,000 OBO

Posted: 8/20/2019

"Doc In" was equipped as a Dentists office for over 15 years and visited Put-In-Bay Village on Lake Erie's South Bass Island where Dr. Berger conducted full dental service for the residents. Today the chair and x-ray machine reside in the historic museum on the Island. Docs In is in excellent condition, her hull has been seamed and all the butt joints filled and is often mistaken for a fiber-glass hulled boat. The aft deck is natural teak while the hand and toe-rails are varnished teak. The cabin top fore-decks and side decks are glass with a two-part epoxy white finish. The interior is modern with corian countertop and sink in the galley, sub-zero freezer and refrigerator, convection microwave oven and glass cook-top. Power is supplied by 30amp cord or the exceptionally smooth 4 cyl. Kohler 6.5 Kw generator or from the 3.5Kw inverter. She has two staterooms, one with queen size bed and full bathroom and forward two V-berths with half-bath. Under counter 12v and 110v lighting throughout the boat. She is equipped with Ray-marine electronics GPS Color moving map Radar overlay with gyro heading sensor and color sonar with speed sensor. The twin Chrysler 440's are in excellent condition and fuel flow meters are included in the full gauge package. There is a 4 speaker Bose sound system connected to Serius Satellite radio with CD player. There are two reverse-cycle air-conditioning units that keep the boat cool in summer and warm in the fall. There is a full spare parts package with spare props. The bridge ladder is removable and the salon doors open fully to open the entire main salon to the back deck for entertaining. For more details or to arrange a showing call 614-203-2467.

1973 46’ DCFDMY Double Cabin Flush Deck Motor Yacht

Location: Bay Head, NJ

Price: $55,000

Posted: 8/14/2019

A Timeless, Classic Yacht. Very roomy inside and out. Spectacular live aboard! Real head turner where ever she goes. “Bullet proof” Halmatic Fiberglass Hull built in England. This is one of the last fiberglass Matthews built and assembled in Port Clinton, Ohio. The Fiberglass Hulls are heavy, solid and provide a smooth ride in all seas. Large Master cabin aft with in-suite head. V berth forward, also with in-suite head. Huge salon and galley area. Newer equipment includes dual refrigerators, water heater, AC unit, pumps etc. Twin 6 cylinder Volvo turbo diesels. Kohller genset. Many custom features. This vessel has a great pedigree. She is in Bay Head, NJ ready for new a new family. She’s a steal having just been reduced to $55,000! Call or text Jon @ 908-456-1666 or email jonyounghans@mac.com for more info including pictures.

1963 45' Flush Deck

Location: Olympia, WA

Price: $74,500

Posted: 8/12/2019

Vessel was reframed and replanked in 2007. Twin Detroit6v53 engines are very fuel efficient. Present owner has lived aboard for 30 years. For more information contact Ralph Laeger at 360-870-5908. Click here to view more photos.

1968 53' Flush Deck Cruiser

Location: Marathon Key, Florida

Price: $30,000

Posted: 8/12/2019

WikiWiki, a 1968 53’ Flush deck Cruiser. She`s currently on the hard in Marathon Key, Florida where she has been a 10 year project and is about 85-90% finished. But now due to medical issues, she must find a new home. Power is by Cummins 903s (300 HP each) with Capital Gears and the generator is original. It`s the 3 stateroom version with 2 full heads. All the galley equipment has been replaced with new and  the water systems have been rebuilt. She has never used compressors on 4 of the 5 water based AC systems + 2 rooftop RV type air conditioners, new mattresses in 2 staterooms and newly reupholstered dinette. A new fiberglass hull was built outside the original when the only woodworking guy in the Keys quit in the middle of bottom repair and with Awl grip she looks great. She needs about 10 man weeks of work to be ready to splash and is in a boatyard where there is no hassle doing things yourself. This boat is a great live aboard with headroom, even for someone who is 6’4”. Upper salon has huge bar with fridge and wrap around couch Asking $30K . Call Joe Walto @ 803-370-0696.