Crows Nest Yachts presents this Antique and Classics 1926 Hacker Craft Bridge Deck boat for sale.
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The BO-PEEP II was designed by John Hacker of the HACKER-FERMANN Company of Detroit, Michigan and was built by the DEFOE BOAT AND MOTOR WORKS of Bay City, Michigan in 1926.
The hull is a full displacement type and is very similar to the HackerCraft speed boats hulls of the era. It is very clean and efficient. The hull construction is mahogany planking over oak frames. The foredeck is white pine tongue and grooved with canvas. The side and aft decks are teak planked. The bright work exterior and interior is Honduran Mahogany with a varnish finish.
She has always been maintained as a private yacht and in the same family since 1951. We know she has been moored under cover since then and is currently in a boathouse since 2000.
All of the owners have maintained the BO-PEEP II and have made repairs and upgrades as technology advanced, creating changes in the original construction. The most extensive upgrade, the 75-Year Refit, was completed in 2003. The focus was on the bottom section of the hull, where most of the bottom plans were replaced, new laminated bow stem, complete new transom, new keel, all new floor timbers, and all frames were either replaced or repaired. The original components shapes and sizes were duplicated in the new wood. All wood was sealed with West System Epoxy prior to assembly, plank seams caulked with epoxy, and all the silicon bronze fasteners were embedded in epoxy. There is NO fiberglass in the hull.
The 75-Year Refit hull is stronger than the traditional wooden hull. It does NOT leak; does NOT require periodic replacement of plank seam caulking; does not require plank fastener replacements, and the bilge is dry. The metal running gear has been coated with a sealing anti-fouling material. This coating and the epoxy treatment of the hull has eliminated almost all corrosion problems common in wooden boats.
The refit included a complete rewiring of both the A/C and D/C systems. All plumbing pipes were replaced with new modern plastic tubing.
The BO-PEEP II requires no more repair work and requires only the same amount of maintenance work as any other boat her size. She is ready for cruising!
The history of the BO-PEEP II is well documented as well as every change of ownership. Notably, the original owner named her before the construction contracts were signed. He also documented the BO-PEEP II and today her USCG documentation is one of the longest in the USA without a name change.
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 60 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 7 in
Total Power: 240 HP
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 1993
Engine Model: B5.9M
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 120 HP
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 1993
Engine Model: B5.9M
Engine Power: 120 HP
Cruising Speed: 10 knots @ 1800 RPM
Maximum Speed: 13 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (250 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (250 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 5
Number of twin berths: 3
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2
Wind speed and direction
Electric bilge pump - 5 pumps total
Fresh water maker
Sea water pump
Shore power inlet
Gangway - No Gangway-boarding ladders
Outboard engine brackets
Tender - 2 tenders
Owners stateroom...1-double and 1 -single berth.
Guest stateroom.....2 large single berths
Forward (crew) cabin....2 single settees (or bunks)
Head (forward crew)
Head (aft between staterooms)
Princess 1200 electric stove/oven
Small Microwave oven
U-Line SS95-03 ice maker
Norcold DE-461 (115 vac w/12vdc backup
Stainless Steel double sink
Paper chart drawers under settee
Electrical Circuit Breaker panels (1-AC 1-DC)
Emergency equipment lockers
Heat/Cool for living areas
4-Cruisair Heat/Cool (reverse cycle) units independently controlled forWheelhouse; Saloon; Fwd Cabin; Aft Staterooms.
Other (engine room appliance)
Spendide 2000 vented washer/dryer
2 Cummins B5.9M 120hp ea. Natural aspirated diesel 1993.
2-Stewart-Warner Mechanical engine oil pressure gages
2-SW mechanical engine water temp gages
2-SW mechanical engine tachometers
2-TwinDisc 506 Deep Case 3.79:1 reduction
2-SW mechanical transmission drive oil pressure gages
2-Propellar Shafts.....Crucible Aquamet
2-Propellars: Bronze Michigan Wheel 4-blade
The shafts, propellers and struts are painted with PropSpeed anti-fouling coating.
Single helm wheel
Vetus 1701 Rudder angle indicator
Single 316L Stainless Steel rudder/sleeve
Steering cables (PS) 3/8 7x7 twisted SS strand (New in 2003 during refit)
Original 5-inch Ritchie liquid Compass/bearing binnacle
Original Chelsea clock
Original fog bell
Original foghorn (manual)
Buell-Stromberg twin Trumpets (15 18)
10 One-Mile Ray searchlight
Electronic Navigation (Primary)
HP Laptop Computer Win-XP
TheCAPN Nav program
Auto-Coupled steering via NEMA0183 interface w/Robertson autopilot
Garmin 17HVS DWAAS GPS
Nolan NM 42U multiplexor
SeaCAS AIS Receiver
FURUNDO 1815 Radar
SIMRAD DDX100 speed/depth display
SIMRAD DDX105 wind display
Standard DS20 depth sounder (backup)
Auto steering system
Robertson AP 300DLX Control
Robertson J 300X-40 Junction
Robertson RF300 Rudder feedback
Robertson Simrad RFC-35 Fluxgate Compass (Primary)
Robertson RC-300 Fluxgate Compass (backup)
Whitlock Drive Motor
Electronic Navigation (Secondary non-integrated)
Any Laptop Computer with Nav Program
Connected to Garmin 76DGPS or The Garmin 76DGPS hand held (stand alone) with external antenna.
Communications (Marine VHF Transceivers)
Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GX 2100 DSC w/Shakespeare Galaxy 5229 Antenna
and Furuno GP 37 DWAAS GPS (DSC Position)
Standard Horizon OMNI 2341 DSC w/Shakespeare Galaxy series antenna
TV & WIFI
Shakespeare 2020 Omni directional Marine TV/FM antenna
External Cable TV and Landline receptacle for dockside connection.
Water Systems (Waste)
Forward and Aft VacuFlush Toilets on independent vacuum pumps
Holding tank26-gallon stainless steel serving both toilets
Dockside standard deck pump-out fitting
SeaLand Tank Watch III quantity lights
Water Systems (Fresh)
2-125 gallons each 3/16-inch stainless steel 316 grade tanks with quantity sight glasses
Two independent presssure pumps
(115VAC pump and 12VDC pump).
Deck fill from either side of the boat.
Village Marine water maker
SeaTech plimbing with manifold.
Water System (bilge)
4-Primary bilge sections each with a Rule 2000gph 12vdc pump w/float switches
2-sumps in each of the 4 bilge sections connected to a 25-gpm Jabsco 6050 self-priming pump (emergency pumping)
Manifold to select single or all bilge sections and the potable water tanks to empty overboard
Shower drain pump-out
2-propeller shaft stuffing box drip sumps
2-125 gallons each 3/16-inch in stainless steel 316 grade with individual deck fillers and quantity sight glass gages
2-Racor Lifeguard Fuel/Air separators on the tank vents
2-Racor 900 primary fuel filters for the engines
1-Racor 900 for the fuel polishing system w/Oberdorfer pump
1-Racor 500 for the generator
2-Stewart Warner 12vdc primer/bleed pumps
2-FloScan fuel monitoring electronic engine tachometers
Main Electrical (240vac 50amp single phase) Shore Power
240 vac single phase 50 amp 4-wire shore power (w/voltage check before connect meter)
50-feet of 50 amp Marinco 4-wire cable
30-feet of 50amp Marinco 4-wire cable
50-feet of 120 vac 30 amp 3-wire cable
Misc other cable and pigtail adapters
BlueSea Circuit breaker panel designed for flexible use when 2-leg 240vac is not available on the dock
BlueSea combination digital volt, amp, frequency, watt meters on the CB panel
Northern Lights NK843M 12kw generator (Water lift exhaust/water separator and muffler) approx. 2141 hrs as of 3-1-20 with Racor CCV (Crankcase Ventilation System)
Storage 4-Optima Blue Top D31M combo start/deep cycle 12 vddc batteries (maintenance free)
Perko Main bettery switching
Charging engine driven alternators and NewMar Phase Three (Bulk, absorption,float w/temp sensor)
BlueSea Circuit breaker panel
BlueSea 12vdc Voltage and Ampere meters
NewMar Voltage Stabilizer Converter for instrument buss (navigation, autopilot, etc)
Murphy Engine (oil pressure, water temp)
High Bilge (any) water
Low sea water flow alarms for main engines generator, water maker and air conditioning
BoatCommand Cell Phone Ap (Interior fire/overheat, door/hatch security, high water, inside temperature, shaft log and shower sump pump cycle/duration, battery voltage AC shore power loss), Texting and /or E-mail notification.
2-CO2; 2-Halotron; 5-Dry Chemmical Fire Extinguishers
1-potable water 25-feet long 1-inch fire hose
USCG required Life Preservers; First Aid Kit; Signaling devices
1-Original 12-0x4-3 lapstreak row tender with oars. (Mahogany w/cedar planking)
1- AB 8 RIB PVC hard bottom Inflatable w/8 hp Johnson 2-cycle outboard motor. Carried on WeaverLever mounting aboard the swim platform.
Anchor 66-lb Lewmar claw with 275-feet of 5/16 chain rode
Simpson-Lawrence Horizon 1500 12vdc windlass, original Wilcox-Chrittenden Yachtsman anchor, 1-33-lb Bruce 25-lb Danforth 250 3/4 three-strand nylon rode, etc.
Special Hull Construction
The 75-Year Refit replaced the stem, keel, all floors, to bottom planking, and transom with new wood sized to the original dimensions. The stem was fabricated using laminated Angelique. The transom frames and keel are Angelique. Ribs were replaced or repaired as necessary using laminated mahogany. All wood below the waterline was coated with up to six coats of WestSystem (WS) Epoxy prior to installation. The mahogany floors and planks were dry-fitted then removed and epoxy sealed on all sides. Planking seams were caulked with WestSystem Epoxy mixed w/WS 404 High Strength filler. All fasteners used were North American manufactured silicon bronze. Silicon bronze bolts replaced the original galvanized bolts and silicon bronze screws replaced the original copper rivets. Screw fasteners were countersunk and plugged over using the same epozy mixture. After
fairing, 6- coats of WS epoxy were reapplied to any bare wood. All holes cut for thru-hull fittings installations were sealed with epoxy. The fittings were installed with 3M 5200 to seal and further insulate from the wood. Two coats of Petit Protect epoxy based primer was applied; followed by two coats of Petit Trinidad Red anti-fouling bottom topcoat.
Manufacturers were consulted to verify compatibility of products. A very experienced wooden boat surveyor, Capt Malcolm Munsey (USN Ret) inspected each phase of the work prior to beginning the next. He was also the project manager for the restoration of the M/V Virginia V.
Quincy X-2 35 air compressor w/ballast tank
BoatCommand Systems and security monitoring
Historical Original Owner-Architect-Builder letters
Historical 1926 MoToR Boating Magazine copy
Other publication articles and references
Recent history and photos
Equipment Manufacturers Manuals; drawings; schematics
75-Year Refit drawings and photos
Boathouse can be available at the Tacoma Yacht Club.
Height above water
Height above water mast up: 24-5
Mast down: 16-5
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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