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Rhodes/Nevins Motoryacht

Build year:  1947

Newport, USA

Motor boat for sale

136,300 EUR

(145,000 USD)

  • The Metre Yard
  • Salterns Ln
  • SO31 8DH Bursledon
  • United Kingdom
  • +447771606747
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What isn’t to love about this most magnificent 38ft Motoryacht? Designed by Philip L Rhodes and built at the famous Henry B. Nevins yard in City Island, New York in 1947. Built using teak, Ku Chu has a beautiful amount of character and is mostly original. Her design is centred around entertaining which is provided by the large cockpit/wheel house area. She can sleep four guest in her cabin and settee berths in the wheelhouse. Her second owner replaced the engines in 1994 with a pair of Cummins 250hp diesel engines which allows Ku Chu a maximum speed of 21knots and 12 knots for cruising. Listed on the US Yacht Registry as a yacht of historic value and now looking for her fourth custodian General Specification Construction Carvel teak planks Steam bent oak frames ​Accommodation Ku Chu was designed for entertaining and as such she has a large cockpit/wheel course area which allows for this, however can accommodate up 4 guest in the forward cabin and settee berths in the wheel house. Galley Coal fed stove designed by "Porthole" Pete Chamberlain (with original copper coal shovel) - for cooking and heating The icebox, now converted to refrigeration Stainless Steel Sink Original Chinaware Heads (port) Porcelain vacuflush head Vanity with sink and mirror Teak grate in the floor for showering Engines Twin Cummins 6BTA5.9-M1 250 hp diesel engines (1994) with 800 running hours ZF gearboxes Lugger Northern Light 3 cylinder generator Hynautic steering Shafts (1994) Electrics Newmar AC/DC panel x1 Generator battery x2 Engine batteries Navigation Equipment Furuno NAVnet C-MAP NT MAX Furuno NAVpilot Autopilot Uniden ES UM625C Marine Radio Ritchie Compass Tankage Fuel tank total capacity 220 gallons Fresh water tanks total capacity 80 gallons Holding tank total capacity 12 gallons


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