1979 Stancraft Norwester 260

1979 Stancraft Norwester 260
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  • Location:

    Roseburg, OR
  • Boat Type:

    Power Boat
  • Year:

  • Make:

  • Model:

    Norwester 260
  • Length:

  • Beam:

    9' 10"
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1979 Stancraft Norwester 260

Boat Owners Notes: Feel Free To Call Mark @ 503-706-8565.

This 1979 StanCraft NorWester is a custom built 26' cruiser, one of approximately 200 that were built. Each NorWester was individually built to critical standards of comfort and performance.  Featuring a wide 9' 6, beam and deep hull design for an extremely comfortable ride, great handling and the speed when you want it. Originally equiped with twin 135 hp volvo diesel engine, this cruiser was upgraded by original owner with twin ad41 Volvo 200 hp turbo-charged  diesels that have only 1200 hours on them. With the combination of these engines backed with Volvo Duo-Prop counter rotating outdrives she is very fuel efficiant and will run out fully loaded at 40 mph.
 Originally built for William F. Mckenna, a very noteworthy, influential attorney who was tapped by many movers and shakers during his career including government work within the Nixon white house. Mr. Mckenna owned this NorWester and had it professionally serviced and maintained until his death in, I believe, 2002.  After his estate was settled The Sea Scouts ended up with the boat and was then sold to an acquaintance of mine.  I acquired the boat from the estate of this acquantance who had left the boat stored for four years. 
 I have had both engines serviced, alternators are new, two new batterries, four new props and new upholstery on flying bridge seating.  A diesel heater with blower and vents keeps the cabin comfortable in the coolest weather and feels very nice after an early morning on the large stern deck reeling in salmon, halibut, tuna or pulling crab pot, or after a nice evening kicked back on the deck watching the sunset or star gazing in you prefer to chase lounge.
The cabin amenities also include full galley w/ propane stove&oven, Norcold fridge, a dinette that converts to a bed for two. Cuddy sleeper in bow is very roomy for two and has a full stand-up head w/shower that complete your cabin home.    Electronics package includes Furuno radar, Garmin GPS, Fish Finder and two VHF radios. Halogen mooring light in bow and spotlight on bow deck. Dual electric wipers. Triple axle trailer w/ surge brakes included. (I pull this boat easily with my 3/4 ton Chevy van w/Duramax and A/T.)

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