2004 Seaswirl Striper 2601 - $29,900
Selling my boat to get something bigger that we can stay on at the marina. Boat is very economical to fish, operates flawlessly, and handles big water/conditions very well for a boat of its size. Boat has only been in fresh water and has approximately 650 hours on the motor. It's in currently in storage until April 1st. Pictures are from various years I've owned it.
25ft 7in long with 8ft6" beam
Hard top with rocket launcher and removable front and side curtains
Composite transom and stringers
Volvo 5.7 liter fuel injected I/O with approximately 650 hours
Duoprop wih stainless props
Cable assisted hydraulic steering
160 gallon fuel tank
Raw water washdown with self-bailing deck.
Dual axle aluminum I-beam bunk trailer with disc brakes on each axle
Dry Weight 5500lbs. Boat+Trailer+Fuel+Gear = 8k to 9k. Boat can be towed with a stout 1/2 ton or 3/4 ton.
2nd owner; boat has lived its whole life in fresh water (Lake Erie)
Lowrance HDS5 Sounder/GPS with Airmar B60 Through 50/200 transducer
Lowrance Link 8 VHF Radio (with DSC and AIS), Flush mounted in overhead electronics box
NMEA 2000 Network
Fishhawk X4D, Flush mounted in overhead electronics box
Clarion CD with Sirius, Flush mounted in overhead electronics box
30 Amp Shorepower
Dual bank batteries with on-board charging system; charger replaced in 2016
Red LEDs under gunnel, LED spreader light, and LED navigation lights
Wired plug in ports (Cannon) for 2 downriggers
(4) flushmount CE Smith Rod holder (big upgrade from the junk stock rod holders)
Big Jon manual planer reels with Cisco pulley mounted on hardtop
(2) sets of Craig Quad rod holders (4 rods per side); these have removable bases and a care bag, and are bulletproof
(2) Cannon Mag 10 STX on gimbal mounts (planning to keep these, but would throw in for a sale at full asking price).
(2) in-floor fish boxes with macerator pump-outs. (Great place to store planer boards, trolling bags, etc, if not using for fish).
30 gallon livewell
(2) sets of trolling bags
Small galley with freshwater sink and electric cooktop (also have the original gas burner stove; this has never been used).
Wired with AC outlets for use when on shore power
Small enclosed head with a plumbed porta-potty; there is no separate holding tank, but porta-potty is plumbed to the pumpout.
V-Berth converts to a small dinette/table
The cuddy can sleep 2; this is the biggest cuddy I could find in a trailerable fishing boat.
Bellows, gimbal bearing, and driveshaft replaced in 2014.
Canvas was redone in 2016. All vinyl windows were replaced with upgraded material. Canvas includes a full drop curtain and a custom full cover for fishing deck. The rear cover snaps in without having to remove any rod holders or downriggers.
Boat is bottom painted with VC-17; outdrive is painted with aluminum friendly antifouling paint as well. (Both to be refreshed this spring).
Boat cruises comfortably at 30MPH (around 3200-3500rpm) and tops out in the low 40s.
Conservatively average 2.5-3 MPG on a fishing trip
Trolling bags are required to get below 3MPH for trolling; boat will troll around 3MPH w/o bags
Everything on boat operates flawlessly.
There are a couple minor marks in the gel coat, but overall the boat looks very good.
Boat is in covered storage until April 1st. Boat will be fully buffed and waxed before going in the water or to a new home.