Amazing new solar power system makes this 62' Striker totally electrically self sufficient!
"Caroline" delivers range, efficiency and comfort for both fishermen and cruisers.
Take this boat anywhere, drop the hook and relax in comfort. The solar system delivers all the electrical power needed - shore power not required.
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Three steps up from the cockpit and you enter a large roomy salon with rick wood paneling with a beautifully etched aft glass picture window. This window along with the sides windows and the unique custom hatches along the front - that can open to allow the salon and galley to be washed with cool breezes, provides an abundance of natural lights .
The festive rug with the leather lounge and bar stools gives this salon a touch of panache'
The counter that separates the salon from the galley is long with a circular end that provides additional seating. The galley has what is necessary: full refrigerator, microwave, two burner removable stove stainless steel sink and plenty of counter space.
Heading forward, down the staircase, to a hallway that takes you to the three staterooms and two heads. The first state room, on the port side, is the master suite.
The master suite has a Queen size Pullman style berth located below a series of port lights. at the end of the berth is a large storage cabinet. The Master suite has an ensuite head and shower. The head has a macerator and is flushed with seawater.
Across the hall from the master suite is the second stateroom. This cabin has two single berth in a bunk bed arrangement. the cabin as a separated entrance to the head located on the port side.
Continuing down the hallway you'll arrive at the forward cabin with a two single berth V-berth arrangement. This cabin shares the head on the port side and there is a door that accesses the head from the hallway.
The hull is constructed of aluminum:
2016 serviced - Any corrosion was replaced with 3/8" aluminum plate
2 Coats of epoxy and 2 coats of Anti-fouling paint
The system was installed in 2016. It maintains the proper energy levels of the batteries.
The system handles all electrical functions: galley appliances, lighting, instrumentation and powering the three air conditioners.
2 kW Solar Panel System
1/4 kW Solar Panel System - Hot Water Tank
30 gallon hot water tank heated by its own system.
8 - AD Gel Cell - 12Vs 175lbs each
2 Banks of 3 12Vs Batteries charged by Solar panels
Each generator has a separate 12v Starting battery
1 -12v Battery - charged by solar panels
2 - Furno Depth-finders with new transducers
1 - Furno Radar - 36 mile range - 2004
1 - Autopilot Simar Robertson 24 - 1984
2 - ICOM VHF radios
2 - Diesel Caterpillar Cat 34 -12C
3,000 hours each
Maintenance and upgrades in the last two years:
Twin Disc MG-518
Onan 18 kW - main unit, 1984 - 3,000 hrs
Yanmar 8.5 kW - Back up generator 1,200 hrs
"Caroline" is a 1984, 62' Striker. It's a long distance sports fisherman; easily driven from the fly bridge with the panorama view. The large cockpit, bright spacious salon, clean and uncluttered galley and three staterooms makes living aboard a pleasure.
A major plus to this yacht is the newly installed solar system that creates the electrical power needed to run all systems - including the air conditioners. This provides the unique advantage of not being tethered to a dock and enjoying all the creature comforts of this outstanding boat.
The aluminum hull has been serviced in 2016: two coats of epoxy and two coats of anti-fouling paint. This yacht is ready to go.
510 Brookside Drive
Clearwater, FL 33764