This Boat is Off Market

Sports Fishing Boats 2005 Billy Knowles Walk Around

Off Market since Jul 26th 2016

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This 34' Billy Knowles express walk-around is a solid fiberglass non-cored construction throughout, single Cummins QSC diesel for reliable and economical operation, bow thruster, and a cozy cabin with galley, head, double bed, and dockside A/C.

Vessel Description

Step aboard into the large (9'8"x 8'6") cockpit with mounting pads for the two fishing chairs and rocket launcher binnacle. There is a large bait well/fish box molded into the transom, and a six foot center-line storage compartment under the sole that could be converted to another fish box. There are four rod holders and pop-up mooring cleats on the side gunnels, and a hot/cold freshwater shower in the cockpit. The helm deck fiberglass hardtop, with full isinglass enclosures, features a full-length settee to port, helm console to starboard, and a built- in tackle station with four drawers just forward. The walk-around side decks are protected by high gunnels with pop-up cleats for un-obstructed safe fish fighting. Stepping down into the cabin, the starboard side galley has a top-loading fridge and large double stainless sinks. The head with electric flush toilet is opposite, a hanging locker just ahead,and the double "V" berth is forward. The steps lift up for easy entry into the engine room.

Electronics and Helm

  – Garmin 4 Kw radar w/4' open antenna
  – Garmin GPS Map 4212 w/12" color display
  – Garmin 2 Kw depth transducer
  – Simrad AP16 autopilot
  – Icom IC502 VHF radio
  – Vetus bow thruster control
  – Lenco trim tabs control
  – Ritchie magnetic compass
  – Cummins electronic engine display
  – Tackle prep station with 4 drawers
  – 6' plus lounge with icebox under forward section
  – Full isinglass enclosures including aft panels
  – Dome lighting and stereo speakers under hardtop
  – Smoked Plexiglas electronics locker cover

  – Marine Air reverse-cycle air conditioning
  – A/C D/C electrical distribution panel
  – Xantrex 20 Amp battery charger
  – Fail-Safe galvanic isolator
  – 4 Odyssey group 31 AGM12 volt batteries
  – 30 Amp shore power

Engine Mechanical

  – Cummins QSC 8.3L common rail inline six cylinder FWC diesel
  – Cummins SmartCraft electronic engine instrumentation
  – Glendenning electronic engine control
  – ZF 280A Marine gear with1.5:1 reduction
  – Single lever shift throttle
  – Michigan 24 x 24 x 4 propeller
  – Hydraulic steering
  – Reverso engine and gear oil change system
  – Dual Racor fuel filters with manifold valves for polishing
  – Exhaust installed for future generator
  – Spare propeller with drilled tapped hub for easy change
  – Owner reported fuel burn of 15 gph @ 20 kts


  – Hot cold pressure water system
  – Isotemp stainless 4 gallon hot water tank
  – Electric flush marine toilet
  – Hot cold fresh water cockpit shower
  – 4 automatic bilge pumps with indicator lights at helm

Cabin Galley

  – Full across V berth with opening hatch and storage bins outboard
  – Two adjustable reading lights
  – Electric and Cable TV receptacles
  – Sony AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo with 4 speakers
  – Hanging locker
  – Deep double stainless sinks
  – Nova-Cool AC/DC top loading fridge/freezer
  – Corian counte rtop
  – Solid teak and holly cabin soles


Meticulous care in the build of this special boat shows in many details: solid (no core) fiberglass hull and deck, all interior wood joiner work (save the teak and holly floors) is finished in white gel coat, all interior exposed glass work has been gel coated, all systems are easily accessed for service, all drain holes have been fitted with brass piping, the list goes on..... This is a no-nonsense fishing boat of substance, reliable and economical to operate,and easy to maintain. There are not many single diesel engine fishing boats in this size class; this one deserves a close inspection by anyone shopping for one.