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Waypoint Marine Group
In 1955 Chris Craft manufactured only forty four boats of this Commodore class 42 model. The offered vessel is number # 10 which was registered with USCG in 1955 as the M/V Mercedes. It is believed to be 1 of 3 left in existence. The Mercedes was manufactured in 1955 and delivered to Seattle (Lake Union/Lake Washington) where she has been moored her entire life. Purchased from The first family around 1976 and owned by the same family ever since the Mercedes has been a common site cruising and exploring the San Juan Islands. The boat has had 3 generations on board creating memories that will stand the test of time. This does makes it tough for the family to part with her!
The boat has been fresh water stored its entire existence and kept inside a boathouse safe from the elements. Repowered with Perkins Diesels (1900 hours) and lovingly cared for throughout its ownership the boat exudes class and style. From the decks, to the fasteners, to the hull, right down to the vintage refrigerator, no expense was spared in keeping this boat pristine through the years.
The boathouse is also for sale. The buyer of the M/V Mercedes gets first right of refusal to purchase the boathouse under a separate agreement. The boathouse is located in Ballard area of Seattle by the locks. Long term moorage lease is also available for the boathouse.
Survey just completed with haul out performed 4/2021 with new bottom paint.