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Mahogany Boat for Sale - GREAVETTE Sunray 17' Port Carling, CA Excellent Condition

Location: Clarks Hill, SC |
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$11,000.00


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Year: 1970
Model: Sunflash
Feet: 17
Phone: 706-394-2401
Zip Code: 29821
Condition: Used
Location: Clarks Hill, SC

For sale is my 1970 Greavette Sunflash with 'new' 120 hp I/O and trailer. I live on the Savannah River below Thurmond Reservoir Hydroelectric dam. I decided this gem is too good not to be used on a lake so, I pulled it out, cleaned and detailed it, touched up the bottom, installed the battery, sent it to Evans Marine in Augusta for the last fix it up by MerCruiser mechanics Ownership History: I am Jorge Jimenez from Clarks Hill, SC. I never owned a boat when I fell in love with this Mahogany beauty. I’m the fourth owner in 47 years. The third owner was Tyler Master (Virginia) who purchased it in July 2001 from its home lake in Huntsville, Ontario Canada, where he lived after seeing it in the 'Field of Dreams' at the ACBS Gravenhurst boat show. The first two owners were two family members in Huntsville, Ontario. She’s been only used in fresh water its whole existence. Improper winterization in 2004 resulted in a frozen/cracked block. Complete replacement in August 2004 - $6,100 (Tyler didn't even use it that year as the work was done in Canada where he picked it up then winterized). She's been used less than 10 hours since engine replacement by Tyler and I (Jorge) used one tank of gas during my ownership, so, still in break-in period. It was the wrong boat for the river (high currents), we need a pontoon. Boat: Re-finished in 2001 - 2002 (9 coats of ZSPAR Flagship Varnish) All original interior Convertible top (Oman brand, seen in pics) with side curtains. Gauges/lights/bilge/blower all work - except for tachometer which is not original (came with the boat and I never bothered with it) Original hardware - never re-chromed, excellent condition. Motor/drive: Mercruiser I/O 4-cylinder 120 hp runs perfectly (link to YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fl_T2KTYFM Replaced engaging gears done by Bob Lewis, Clarks Hill, SC., 2016 New impeller (June 2015) 19" aluminum prop Trim/Tilt work perfectly – New switches installed 2016. No leaks Gas tank removed and flushed Trailer: 1990 Haul Land'r - Tires 90% tread (no dry rot) Lights replaced (June 2015) Ready to go anywhere. I pulled it from Virginia to South Carolina with my Armada really easy. Tyler believes this to be the boat Greavette highlighted at the 1970 Canadian Sportsman's Exposition in Toronto, but, that is word of mouth and have no way to confirm. If you're looking for a turn-key classic, here you go. If you've landed on this listing, you're no doubt familiar with the Greavette name as it was one of the premier Muskoka boat builders whose boats are considered 'masterpieces on water'. As with any wooden boat that hasn't been glassed-over or 'West-ed', it will need to soak to swell, but that it is expected and all that's required for this boat. Not to sound cliché, but, fair warning: If you don't like attention, you may want to reconsider. These classic mahogany woodies are attention-getters, and conversation starters no matter where you go (including no-wake zones where folks idled-up next to me last time out just to offer compliments and take a closer look). This boat really belongs in Lake Hartwell where the wood boat club is big. In the Savannah River the currents prevented taking her out often. Hence the limited use I got from her. Gorgeous Boat. As good as any Chris Craft and much less money. I had a Professional Survey of this boat done by True Heading of Virginia for a pre-purchase condition report and valuation. Report is available free by asking in pdf format. Replacement cost was determined to be $42,000 and Present value in 2015 was set at $16,200. Since then I have put $1,900 in engagement gear replacement; depth finder; new battery; period Eva lite Spot lite; and new tachometer. Recently another $1,800 for new starter, solenoid, plugs, wires, filters, and hydraulic unit solenoid, and water pump at Evans Marine Mercruiser authorized dealers in Augusta, Ga. Two of Greavette’s boats, Little Miss Canada and Miss Canada IV, built for Muskoka racing legend Harold Wilson, captured national and international attention during the 1930s. Miss Canada IV was then the fastest boat on water, achieving speeds of over 200 mph. The acclaim that came from this success helped solidify Greavette’s stature in boat-building circles and did much to attract additional business.