Cruising and fishing……fishing and cruising……Commanders do it exceptionally well and Play Hooky is an excellent example of a fully featured cruiser for BC waters. Extremely well maintained, the exterior gleams and the interior teak is immaculate. The care and attention that the owners have shown this boat are obvious. They utilize a Volvo Master Mechanic for all their engine maintenance so you can have full confidence in the machinery.
Three new alternators – 2022
Heat exchangers removed and serviced – 2022
Turbo’s rebuilt – 2020
New cone clutches – 2022
New steering cables- 2022
New prop seals – 2022
Designed and manufactured in BC for cruising our local waters is what makes Commanders so popular here. It’s where they belong. The large cockpit is great for relaxing with friends, managing fishing rods and pulling prawn traps. The interior is well thought out and functional making longer trips manageable. The spacious flybridge will quickly become your favourite space. Seeing the BC coast from an elevated position is an amazing experience and one that will never grow old.
With assumable moorage and dependable Volvo diesel engines that have been maintained by a Volvo Master Mechanic, this Commander has everything you need to head out cruising.
Call Mark Kelly to schedule an appointment to see this beautiful vessel.
Designed for a cruising couple it has a large forward V berth with custom foam for a bed way more comfortable than stock. The dinette and starboard settee also convert into double beds so you can sleep 6 if needed. The compact and functional galley has a stove, oven, refrigerator and stainless steel sink. Commanders are known for their immense storage so there is plenty of space for provisions for longer trips up and down the coast and the combination of the engine bus heater and Espar diesel heater will ensure you can head out any time of year.
The heart of any powerboat is its engines. The owners have an open cheque book policy when it comes to ongoing maintenance. They utilize a Volvo Master Mechanic to ensure the twin Volvo 240 hp diesel engines are kept in top condition. They have complete confidence in their boat being able to take them anywhere on the coast they want to go.
Some examples of recent maintenance
Commanders are known for their large functional cockpits and this one is fully wired for fishing. Rod holders, custom canvas, Scotty mounts, fender storage, BBQ, storage compartments and tender storage off the stern swim grid. A ladder leads up to the flybridge where a full set of instruments and controls are within easy reach. The full canvas enclosure is new and provides great protection from the sun, rain and wind.
New solar panels, batteries and a host of useful navigation. , there are three NMEA 2000 Garmin 5212 chart plotters and all the goodies needed to keep you cruising and fishing for multiple weeks. The previous owner even installed rear-facing 2 cameras to watch the rods from the chart plotters so you won’t miss a bite and don’t need to strain your neck while driving the boat. Genius for solo fishing.
Set up for long-distance cruising this Commander has what you need to head to the Broughtons. With a mass amount of spare parts, even a spare autopilot, you really don’t need anything but food to head out safely.
Examples of some of the spare parts included
Moorage is assumable with management approval at Fairwinds Marina in Schooner Cove.